We're helping lots of needy people because of your help

In 2016, thanks to your generosity, the Riverside City Mission has been able to provide:

  • 2,183 hot meals
  • 73,525 Food Box meals
  • 987 sack lunches
  • 32,319 Bag of Hope meals
  • 2,507 articles of clothing

Best of all, we've been able to minister to the spiritual needs of 108,027 people.

Meanwhile, here's how we're spending your generous donations:

Pie chart showing City Mission expenditures


Here are some other statistics you may find surprising:


  • As of 2014, the number of Americans living below poverty level has increased to 15.6%.
      Source: 2010-1014 American Community Survey 5-year Profiles
  • In California 16.4% are living below poverty level.
  • In Riverside County, where the Mission operates, 16.5% are living below poverty level.



  • 12.7% of Riverside County residents  are "food insecure"—meaning they sometimes don't have access to the food they need.
  • That means there are 282,920 people in Riverside County who are at risk for not having enough nutritious food.
  • Of more than 60,000 people surveyed by Feeding America in 2013, 69% had been forced to choose between buying food and paying their utility bills.
  • 66% of those surveyed had to choose between buying food and getting medical care.

Hunger, homelessness and poverty are still serious problems in our affluent society.
At the Riverside City Mission, we're helping to fight them—
with practical compassion and the truth of the gospel.

Come, join us!

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