RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES INC
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Target demographics: We serve the hungry, homeless families, and anyone impacted by domestic violence in Pinellas County
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help sort, pack, or distribute food at the RCS Food Bank, assist victims of domestic violence in obtaining an injunction against their abuser, answer phones, greet program participants and donors or even assist customers and/or program participants in selecting merchandise at the RCS Thrift Store
Geographic areas served: Pinellas County
The RCS Food Bank provided supplemental food for 55,353 individuals in Clearwater; and 69,678 individuals through the USDA Commodity program elsewhere in Pinellas County.
The Haven of RCS provided a wide array of domestic violence intervention and prevention assistance to 22,856 persons.
RCS Grace House provided a comfortable and dignified apartment to 570 individuals with no other place to call home, 369 of which were small children.
The RCS Thrift Store provided $22,904 worth of clothing, household goods, and furniture to 500 people in our community without resources to purchase these items.
192 families received assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure, 456 families received help to keep their power on, and 1,220 people received transportation assistance.
RCS volunteers provided $700,000.00 equivalent in services this year.
We have done our work with an administrative cost of 6.8%.