1. desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness 2. an act of kindness; a charitable gift. The heart of Real Life Benevolence is to help meet the needs of members of our community. Resources are available for families, including limited financial assistance, food and clothing. We also have volunteers available to offer prayer and help for job seekers.
Financial Assistance and Food Room: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 am -1 pm Location – RLM, Building 1 – lobby (click here for the map) For financial assistance please come by 10 am as assistance is limited Phone: 208.446.2420
We provide financial assistance for rent or utilities based on a volunteer program. The first time you use RLM assistance we will have you fill out short application and meet with a pastor of the day.
Food Room The food room can be accessed every 14 days.
Thrift store Our Thrift Store is located on our campus, at the West end of RLM 3, next to the food room. All drop-offs and donations are taken through our recieving door located at the west end of the store. We openly accept any donation, whether it be clothing, housewares or furniture, that has been gently used and in sellable condition! Thrift Store hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10:00-5:00 Fri. 10:00-7:00 Sat. 10:00-5:00 Sun. 9:00-2:00 Spokane / Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine has recognized the Real Life MInistries Thrift Store as the Readers Choice #1 Best Thrift / Consignment Shop in Idaho for 2011 All profits go to help off set the costs of the Benevolence ministry. We also serve alongside the Benevolence ministry by providing vouchers to those in need of clothing and general housewares. Our team is made up of an amazing group of volunteers. If you’d like to join us please call at 208-777-0927 and ask for Karen or Patty. Karen Swanstrom – Manager Patty Palm – Assistant Manager
To help keep our food room stocked, we’re asking for your help. Each week, on the back of our sermon notes page in the lower right corner, we will post a Food Room Item-of-the-Week. Please purchase that item and drop it off in RLM 1 in the carts by the elevator. The food list rotates each week. Here is the current schedule:
“PLANT A ROW” DROP OFF CENTER We are now a drop-off location for Kootenai County’s “Plant a Row for the Hungry” program. Want to participate? Just plant an extra row of produce this year and donate your surplus to the RLM Food Bank. Questions? Call 208.446.2420.
JOB CLUB Looking for work? Need help with your resume or networking? We have a Job Club that meets in multiple locations and times. Wednesdays Mornings Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Post Falls, RLM 1 Foyer Thursday Afternoons - Resume Writing Time: 12:00:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Location: Cd’A Campus, 610 N. 4th Street, Cd’A Questions? Contact: Benevolence Dept. 208.446.2420.