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HOW
WE HELP

The River Center serves the New Castle and Silt communities in a variety of areas. 

MAKING AN IMPACT.

Emergency Financial Assistance

Totes of Hope

Over the years we have grown from our original emergency financial assistance team to now providing ten different outreaches serving community members within New Castle and Silt. Read below to see how we have made an impact within our community in 2022 and to date in 2023.

2022 

115 Households

Rent - $65,786.88

Utilities - $21,304.44

Food - $12,156.06

Medical - $10,853.50

Transportation - $7,889.31

Handyman - $1,355.00

Clothing - $29.96

Administrative - $1,068.78

Total: $120,443.93

2023 (Jan - April)

47 Households

Rent - $20,935.50

Utilities - $5,813.41

Food - $3,550.00

Medical - $2,310.00

Transportation - $1,661.80

Handyman - $0.00

Clothing - $500.00

Administrative - $0.00

Total: $34,770.71

1,760 bags delivered to children during the 2021-2022 school year.

2,075 bags delivered to children in the 2022-2023 school year.

Meal Monkey

5,542 lunches delivered.

2,640 lunches delivered.

Angel Tree

148 Christmas gifts provided.

TBD

School Supplies

$2,000.00 in gift cards was provided to all six area schools in order to help teachers purchase needed items. Individual student needs were also met with clothing, shoes, backpacks.

TBD

Community Gardens

705+ pounds of produce was provided to the community through the local food pantry. 12 individual plots was provided for community members.

TBD

Senior Luncheon

A weekly luncheon each Wednesday is provided with an average of 15-20 seniors in attendance each week.

A weekly luncheon each Wednesday is provided with an average of 15-20 seniors in attendance each week.

Crystal Mariscal Scholarship Fund

Two scholarships awarded.

TBD

Volunteer New Castle

1,563 volunteer hours logged.

The volunteer, business, and organization of the year were celebrated during the Burning Mountain Festival.

TBD

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

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