Rush to Help

Rapid Relief Fund Update

Your gifts to the Rush to Help: COVID-19 Rapid Relief fund have supported the varied needs of our community – thank you! Read full stories about each grant.

$600 Rapid Relief Grant Made to Whitewater Adult Education

Whitewater Adult Education (WAE) helps adult learners improve their life and the lives of their family through the attainment of a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma and/or job skills through a certification.  Although WAE is located in Fayette County, it’s an important resource for Rush County residents. Out of 186 students enrolled, 25% of those  … Read more

RCCF Supports Rush County Students with Grant

Our lives changed in an instant once the pandemic reached Indiana. Daily routines changed for everyone, including students. Rush County Schools (RCS) scrambled successfully to create lessons and processes for delivering them in about a day. While eLearning itself was not new, the extended time period in which it would take place certainly was.    … Read more

A Rapid Relief Fund Gift that Will Outlive the Crisis

It has been so heartening to see the different ways our community has taken care of each other during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County has certainly done their part. Now, thanks to you, their impact will grow.   Even while their building and programs have been closed, the Boys  … Read more

Rapid Relief Grant Awarded to Aid Rush County Economic Recovery Taskforce

Your gifts are working hard again to help our community win the fight against this pandemic. The third Rush to Help: COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund grant from the Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF) has been awarded to the City of Rushville to support the county-wide Economic Recovery Taskforce efforts. The money, $4,160, is being used  … Read more

Milroy Food Pantry Receives $5,000 Rapid Relief Grant

Your generosity keeps making a BIG difference! The Rush to Help: COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund has donated $5,000 to the Milroy Food Pantry. On Monday alone, 125 families received pre-packaged food parcels with eggs, produce, canned and baked goods, cereal, peanut butter and jelly and more – in just two hours! This group functions as  … Read more

RCCA Receives First Rapid Relief Grant

Through the generosity of RCCF donors, the Rush County Community Assistance Food Pantry (RCCA) received $5,000 from the Rush to Help: COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund. This is the first grant made from the fund.   RCCA is an all-volunteer run organization that continues to adapt and to operate during this critical time for the Rush  … Read more

Rush to Help COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund Established

Help is on the way for Rush County organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Rush County Community Foundation (RCCF) has established the Rush to Help COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund to assist local organizations addressing immediate needs as well as short- and long-term effects of the outbreak and recovery from the pandemic. (Download the application.  … Read more