Thank you to our wonderful volunteers and partners who stacked and wrapped 12 1/2 pallets of wood for the free firewood program through the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation.    We have more wood to process.. Please Join Us!  If you are interested, please contact Therese at 446-2820 or therese@rlacf.org. 

Get Help with Tedious Paperwork This winter the Office of Public Assistance (OPA) closed due to state budget cuts. Carbon County was one of 19 OPA offices to close in the state. In response, the Foundation facilitated a Community Dialogue to learn more about what services we would be missing and to determine next steps.  […]

Let Us Help You Stay Warm This Winter   A toasty fireplace is one of the best feelings to come home to. Whether someone is physically unable to gather or financially unable to purchase their own firewood, each person deserves a cozy home during the cold winter season. The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation’s Free […]

WANT TO MAKE IMPACTS IN THE COOLEST LITTLE TOWN IN MONTANA? JOIN OUR TEAM!   We are looking for candidates for the 3 Americorps VISTA positions here at the Foundation. These VISTA spots will fill much needed gaps in our community that are imperative to our mission. The positions will lead programs including: Youth Internships […]

Weatherization, or winterization, is the alteration of a building to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency.   Do you want a more efficient and inexpensive way to keep warm this winter?  FREE weatherization is available to 10 low-income families/homes in our community.  On January 19th, Energy Corps members will be in Red Lodge to […]

You might have heard that Carbon County Habitat for Humanity is closing. After careful deliberation (and building 9 houses and hosting 20 Rummage Sales!!), the Board of Directors decided to close the chapter in February and investigated ways to keep the assets: lots, materials, information, and cash in the County to ensure affordable housing in […]

Thank you Red Lodge! Last year 1,087 Diapers, 20 packages of baby wipes, 76 rolls of toilet paper, 95 tubes of toothpaste, 176 bars or soap, 29 packages of feminine products, 324 sticks of deodorant, and many other much needed toiletries were collected as part of toiletry drive by AmeriCorps Vista at the Red Lodge […]

Save the Date: May 22-24 Annual Habitat Rummage Sale   Since beginning as a garage sale in the late 1990’s the Habitat Rummage Sale has grown to become an annual favorite. As you begin your spring cleaning sort through your things and donate what you don’t want to Habitat. Collect all the good usable stuff […]

Summer of 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). SFSP continues to grow in Montana. In 2014, SFSP invited various communities throughout Montana to take part in the Summer Food Program. The Summer Food Program provides free nutritious lunch meals in the summer months, to youth up to 18 years […]