To facilitate neighbors helping neighbors, ameliorating suffering and transforming lives by meeting the basic needs of Rockdale residents experiencing economic insecurity, hunger, housing instability, and/or homelessness.
Working in coordination with other non-profits, the faith community, businesses, civic groups, and government to build a community where neighbors in need can find efficient and effective resources, both of help and hope.
The Board of Directors, Staff, and Volunteers at Rockdale Emergency Relief commit ourselves to
HOSPITALITY - We believe in the virtue of being intentionally welcoming and meeting people at the point of their immediate need
GENEROSITY - We endeavor to give of resources open-handedly, reflecting the spirit of generosity demonstrated in turn by our donors and volunteers
CREATIVITY - We strive to develop programs and services and cultivate strategic partnerships that are innovative and imaginative
COMMUNITY - We are committed to being a vital connecting link in our community, bridging the gap between resources and needs
POSSIBILITY - We see possibility and potential in all of our lives and are optimistic about our capacity for change when given an opportunity
ACCOUNTABILITY - We are accountable to our stakeholders to demonstrate the highest ethical standards while in pursuit of operational efficiency and effectiveness
RESPONSIBILITY - We pledge to be faithful and trustworthy stewards of the all resources entrusted to us by the community
DIGNITY - We believe that every person in our community is of value and has the right to pursue his/her personal goals and aspirations
EQUALITY - We provide programs and services without regard to race, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, or age
DIVERSITY - We actively encourage diversity, believing that our diversity in community is a strength to be celebrated
INTEGRITY - We pledge to demonstrate our individual and corporate character by doing the right thing and doing what we say we will do