Follow Us:The CRC is hosting their first monthly CRC Market coming this July 9th from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  This will be a monthly event that will benefit all the non-profits that make up the Christian Resource Center.  The different non-profits can set up booths to hand out information about their services to the community and recruit potential volunteers. Also, participants in our programs can come and sell items they own to help pay their bills. . In addition we will offer cottage businesses a place to sell their hand made goods.  Email Mary Ann Gay @chilipepper1961@gmail.com if you would like to have a booth on July 9th. We are currently noRead More →

Follow Us:Our next 101 Tour is scheduled July 21st at 1:00 PM.  Tours are for prospective participants, future volunteers or community residents who want to find out more about how our ministry is benefitting the community.  See the details in the flyer below for more info.Read More →

Follow Us:Beginner and Advanced Sewing Classes Start on Mondays in September. Registration starts on September 6…classes will start the following Monday. We are also looking for teachers/helpers for both advanced and beginner classes. If you would like to enroll in classes register here click here –> ENROLL If you would like to volunteer to teach or co-teach click here –> VOLUNTEER Or call 512-522-7152    More details are in the flyer below.Read More →

Follow Us:We are now accepting applications for the 2016 Fall Session! There is a $25 registration fee, but the classes are free.   You can fill out enrollment info on line and you will receive and email letting you know when to arrive for registration and any additional paperwork you need to bring. Click here to —>ENROLLRead More →

Follow Us:Matthew 16:19  “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.”   Be the Key to the Digital Divide! Amplify Austin starts at March 8 and will run for 24 hours. Our goal is $25,000 to upgrade our computer lab, purchase laptops for mobile lab, support a part time IT person…and refurbish computers to give to our participants! We have a matching donation of $3000. Check us out by following these directions: Learn more about Amplify here at:Read More →

Follow Us:   Help us Break the Digital Divide. Our goal is $25,000 to upgrade our computer lab, purchase laptops for mobile lab, support a part time IT person…and refurbish computers to give to our participants! We have a matching donation of $3000. Check us out by following these directions: Learn more about Amplify here at: www.AmplifyATX.org. Click: “Donate To River City Hope Street Computer Lab” to Donate Now! Complete the Form. (Make sure to LEAVE THE BOX CHECKED to make sure your donation is ran on Amplify Austin Day). Click Add to Cart. Either Click “Add More Nonprofits to Cart of Checkout”. Important! IfRead More →

Follow Us: Miriam Webster defines cusp as: 1. point, apex: as a : a point of transition (as from one historical period to the next) : turning point; also : edge, verge . This word has been running around in my heart and head stirring up questions begging for answers. In my spirit I sense that we’re on the cusp, the edge, a major transition, a turning point…as a nation, as the church, as a ministry and for me personally. Nothing is static, everything is changing. There are no ‘sure things’ out there anymore, well, except for death and taxes (smile). I don’t know ifRead More →

Follow Us:THANK YOU!!!  THANK YOU!!!  THANK YOU!!! You came through with $3,615 in the 24 hours of Giving Tuesday! And with the generous (and anonymous) matching gift of $3,000 we have $6,615 for a cargo trailer that will help us recycle donated items and turn them into cash to support the Life Bridge Job Corps and Simple Church. We are so blessed, by your generosity, by selfless volunteers, by the fellowship of Hope Street participants, and we are blessed with the support of so many churches in the Greater Austin area. We look forward to sharing some of the remarkable stories from Hope Street, including some fromRead More →

Follow Us:River City Hope Street and #GivingTuesday Several acts of kindness were recorded at River City Hope Street today, in the form of donations to help participants in the Life Bridge Job Corps and Simple Church outreach ministries. As of 9 p.m., donors have given $2775 which has been matched by a generous donor for a total of $5550.  Looking for a match of $225 before midnight. It’s not too late to spread the word! Post and re-post to your friends on social media. Thanks so much for helping us meet our $6000 goal!    Read More →