Rocky Mountain CFC

how your dollar can helpBecause this cost is so low compared with other fundraising campaigns, every dollar you pledge goes a very long way toward helping others.

 

$1 a week provides . . .

  • 200 pounds of food – enough for 168 meals for the hungry.
  • 12 elementary school students with trained volunteer tutors to help with reading and math. 
  • 10 children with bilingual beginning-to-read books to build early literacy skills.
  • three 30-minute appointments for health assessment and counseling for individuals facing physical, developmental or mental health challenges.
  • one acre of unprotected tropical rainforest which assures protection of the natural areas vital to our climate and diverse species.
  • one hour of expert training for a citizen's group interested in preserving natural areas in their communities.
  • four hours of emergency room support for a woman who has been sexually assaulted.
  • 10 parking vouchers (not covered by insurance) for a cancer patient traveling to a clinic.
  • six days of medical supplies for a dialysis patient.
  • two weeks of infant formula for a family in need.

$5 a week provides . . .

  • two months of meals for a homebound person.
  • five wigs for children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy.              
  • two nights of shelter for a troubled or neglected youth.
  • after school care (food, health, recreation, and homework help) for one child for a year.
  • clothing, shoes and a winter coat for one individual who has lost everything in a home fire.
  • temporary shelter for a family of four for three nights following a disaster, or shelter for 10 people for one night.
  • gas or power service for an elderly or disabled person who has been threatened with a utilities termination notice.   

$10 a week provides . . .

  • one ton –2,000 pounds –of food that translates to 1,612 meals for the hungry.
  • two days of care for a terminally ill individual.
  • baby formula for 52 low-income families (one each week).
  • five and a half weeks of work training.
  • one month of preschool for a child at risk of falling through the cracks.
  • a lightweight wheelchair for a person who is physically challenged.
  • five people being treated for mental illness the opportunity to attend recovery classes that provide education, peer support, and healing strategies.