Relief, Inc.

Rating: 4.82 stars   88 reviews

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2900 Standiford Ave. Suite 16B PMB 295 Modesto CA 95350 USA


The mission of Relief, Inc. is to improve the lives of the people of Liberia by mobilizing the International Community for the benefit of the country of Liberia and local communities in Northern California. Relief, Inc. will minister to the PHYSICAL, MENTAL, EMOTIONAL and SPIRITUAL needs of every MAN, WO MAN and CHILD of Liberia. Our mission is focused on aggressively reaching our goals; however, this requires the generosity and assistance of many.


Shipments of food, clothing, Books, school and medical supplies delivered to Liberia. We have sponsored several children in school. (KIS program. We have also sponsored several women in tailoring and Computer school through our (Wow program).

Target demographics:

Women and children that have been negatively impacted by the 14 plus years of war in Liberia Western Africa. Locally, we target high school and college students for leadership training and mentoring. We also feed and cloth the homeless in the central valley of California.

Direct beneficiaries per year:


Geographic areas served:

Liberia, West/Africa and Modesto, CA


WOW-Women Of Worth, KIS-Kids In School, SHIP, HOPE, RILBT, WINGS, GROW

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

1 person found this review helpful

Relief it is a fantastic organization I volunteered and we put books together and donated clothes to ship in two containers to be sent to Africa I have also experienced a great speaker that relieve helped he gave an amazing testimonial that's how I really think has helped town and his family. I have been to several functions that relief Inc has put on to help those in Africa I had an amazing time. I remember about 2 years ago relief and put on a community that at Christmas time to help those that are less fortunate in the community. I would definitely support this organization.

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Rating: 3 stars  

My name is Kwame Emmanuel Ross, i am Executive Director for Liberia Center for Labor Empowerment (LICLE). i use to work for the students of Liberia where i serve as President of the Liberia National Students Union (LINSU) ,the umbrella organization responsible for students in Liberia, it was at that moment i first came across the Relief Inc, on our landscape through its representative -Aloysius Barr. Relief inc, has gone deep into the lowest base of our society paying special attention to the neglected class which constitutes the orphans and women. before i became to work for the Government of Liberia as Assistant Minister for the Ministry of Planning & Economic Affairs, i can recall that Relief Inc, started as small seed in Liberian making small donations of food and nonfood items, but i can testify now that Relief has grown bigger in Liberia like a giant size tree in the forest that provides shelter for many.
With the multiple socio-economic problems that were imposed on us from the 14years of civil unrest, Relief has been very strategic in meeting the needs of the people of Liberia. the absence of food ,shelter and clothing compounded the complication our war torn country which made it appeal compelling for international organization like Relief to give practical attention. Relief interventions have been very critical and timely in addressing the nakedness, homelessness and hunger of our people in Liberia particularly women and children. Relief medical intervention during the period of EBOLA kept the heads of our people above the water of sickness and provided light of hope for those who were pressed under the shadow of death by Ebola. You provided books for students sitting in empty school building and meal for children left home hungry in search for education whose parent can barley afford a daily meal. your work will go a long way in history.
It is my prayer that many will pull resources and join Relief INC, in this struggle to ensure food, clothing, medication and other non food items are available, affordable, accessible, reachable and safe by making meaningful contribution for war affected nation weigh down by poverty. You will always be remembereded for the amount of lives you transform. MAY GOD BLESS RELIEF INC BOUNTIFULLY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF SUFFERING HUMANITY

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

i have volunteered for Relief Inc for the past seven years and found it most rewarding. And through those years Relief have been assisting Liberians girls, boys, women and men in health, education and donating relief items to old folks and the needy.

The WOW component has help more women in getting back on their feet in their various home not being just house wife but income provider.

It is through Relief Inc. that I got to understand the importance of volunteerism in it entirety. I am very proud to be a volunteer of Relief Inc because their ways of implementing project activities is so unique, visible and transparent.

Many, many thanks and appreciations to Relief Inc/Liberia.

Kind regards,

Joseph F. Varney
Monrovia, Liberia

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

It is sadly surprising how little we really know about what is going on in other parts of the world. I spent a great amount of time speaking with Phebe Dennis-Fortt about Relief, Inc and the work they do in Liberia. Then I saw the photos of the children so excited to receive their first book and their first writing tools and the pure joy and excitement on their faces just made my heart warm beyond belief. Then to see the hospitals they helped set up during the Ebola crisis, it really brings it all home to see it first hand in the photos. The work Relief, Inc. is doing not only in Liberia but also locally is so amazing and commendable. The world is a better place having Relief, Inc and the work they do.

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I am Rev. Caleb S. G. Dormah, National Director, YouthConnect Liberia. Relief, Inc and YouthConnect Liberia have a partnership that is going beyond the Ebola era. We were partners in fighting the deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia when others were afraid. Today we are setting the pace for post Ebola recovery affected families (Orphans) and communities. we putting smiles on the faces of our children thru our "Building Library" project and giving communities hope thru our economic Empowering projects. We are changing a nation ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I came to know the founder of relief ink Inc. several years ago in her endeavor to start this nonprofit organization she has been consistent she has been passionate and she definitely has a desire to see the people in Liberia have a quality-of-life that equals all of us in the United States.

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2 people found this review helpful

Relief, Inc. under the leadership of Ms. Dennis Phebe, is an organization that stands out in the community to educate the public / community of health issue impacting the lives of children / the elderly / less fortunate, including the many who are underserved.

Not only does Relief, Inc. educate, but also advocate on behalf of mankind on the specific health issue (Ebola) that's not only impacting countries such as Liberia, but has now been of ultimate concern to its entrance into this of the United States..

In that Relief, Inc. can fulfill its obligations to the needs of children, the Organization requires faithful support by way of donations / sponsorship. Those of us with the spirit of love / caring need to act upon our duty to join in with Relief, Inc. will all the support / assistance we can give. Truly blessings will follow upon our act to oblige.

Rev. Willie A. Douglas

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Relief Inc. is an incredible organization that I feel honored to serve as a volunteer. My family has volunteered for Relief Inc. for some time now and can't say enough great things about the people and guests they serve. For us, however, what really sets Relief Inc. apart is the way in which volunteers are able to be involved. Every time we go, we bring people along, who then thank us again and again for introducing them to such an incredible experience. I highly recommend Relief Inc. and I salute their efforts!!

Michael U.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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Hello! My name is Joanne and I was the Social Media Intern for Relief, Inc. over the summer. Phebe Fortt is a wonderful and inspiring person to work with. Even though I did not have any previous professional experience in the marketing field, she was very patient and understanding with me. It was wonderful being able to witness the impact this organization has created in the community. It really shows how hard work and dedication pays off in the end no matter how small your actions may seem. During my time as an intern, I learned about the history of Liberia and the hardships endured within the country. I also learned about the courage and bravery of the Liberian citizens. I really hope in the future I will be able to continue working with this organization. It has been a fulfilling and enriching experience.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Hello, my name is Iris and I've had the opportunity to volunteer with Relief Inc. The experience I had was amazing. Their enthusiasm with helping others is admirable and their kind hearts and strive to truly make a difference is inspiring. This is the place to go to help make a huge difference in the lives of others.

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