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Community Events

Director: Sister Rhoshawndra Carnes

ESTRELLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE FAIR - We are hosting a free education event this Thursday April 26 at Estrella Community College from 5:30pm to 7:30pm with a wide array of education partners. The mission of this event is to education families, students and recent graduates of their options for post-secondary education. We are focusing on the West valley but welcome all individuals interested in learning more about education and vocational training beyond high school, and learn about options to pay for it, including scholarships and grants. There will be tables with information from a number of organizations who want to help, including Chicanos Por La Causa, YearUp, Be a Leader Foundation, Expect More Arizona, West – MEC , Goodwill, and College Success Arizona. We will have FREE Food and Prizes too!

GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP @ PRBC - Thursday nights (6:30pm-8pm) on March 22 - June 14, 2018. FREE for PRBC members. Special GRIEFSHARE program for parents/ guardians of children who have lost loved ones on Sundays between services (9:15am) starting March 11. Child care is available for parents attending this program, but registration is required to attend.

PUBLIC MEETING on Downtown Design Elements -- April 26th

Join Valley Metro and city of Phoenix for an update on the downtown portion of the South Central Light Rail Extension. A public meeting will be held to provide information on the downtown design elements, including station components, potential sites for power substations and operational integration into the Valley Metro Rail system. The public is encouraged to attend to provide input on various design elements. Staff will be available to answer questions. CLICK FOR FLYER

Thursday, April 26th

5:30-7:30 p.m. (Presentation at 6 p.m.)

A.E. England Building

Civic Space Park

424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

To find out more about the public meeting or to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities, please contact Julie Cruz Gilfillan 602.495.8274 or

MOBILE PANTRY FOOD BANK - In partnership with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, Pilgrim Rest will be sponsoring a monthly Mobile Food Pantry on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (or until food is gone). All are welcome to receive FREE FOOD, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, along with other goodies regardless of income. ALSO, we need volunteers for this event, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the church office or email at

The Family Advocacy Center is collecting NEW clothing items and non-perishable snacks for individuals who were victims of a sexual assault and brought to the Center for a forensic examination. The following items are needed. SEE LIST

FINANCIAL WELLNESS SUMMIT - Financial Wellness Summit 2018 “The New Civil Rights”

Sharing Tools for Your Financial Well Being! Saturday – April 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Verna McClain Wellness Center – 1030 East Baseline Road, Phoenix, AZ 85042  Early Bird Registration @ Eventbrite is $10.00 plus a $1.42 processing fee for a total of $11.42 register at: the cost at the door will be $10.00  

Day of event registration is from 8:00 am to 8:45 am with Continental Breakfast CLICK TO SEE FLYER

To get an idea of your own Financial Well-being go to , complete the “Financial Well-being Survey,” to get your score. Print out and bring the completed survey to the Financial Summit.

Description: This Summit will allow you to discover your Financial Power while dispelling the myths about Financial Wellness. Presentations will focus on three topic areas and allow participants to attend all sessions: Access to Affordable Housing, Budgeting and Credit Restoration.

The Presenters are subject matter experts with several years of experience, leadership and expertise. This Financial Summit will keep you engaged, provide information, tools and resources that you can use to pursue your financial goals and dreams


Family Resources

Get connected to various health and human services in the community. Learn how to apply for food programs, adoption and foster care, health care, senior care, affordable housing, civil rights restoration, veterans support, and more on-going support resources.

Employment Resources

Discover helpful tools for seeking employment in today's job market. Learn how to expand your network, highlight your skills and accomplishments, and put your best foot forward for prospective employers. Browse dozens of job boards right at your fingertips.

Community Events

Check out these upcoming events for living, thriving, and surviving in our community. This is where to find special events info for free/ low=cost entertainment, mobile food banks, health fairs, business and finance workshops, and more,

Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to the community by volunteering your time. You are needed. Find purpose in sharing your gifts and talents with PRBC and/or a community organization in need.

Benevolence Requests

PRBC provides benevolence assistance for individuals and families who are in crisis situations. To apply, please download application using the link below. Bring completed application to the PRBC office Mon-Friday between 10:00AM and 4:00PM or fax completed application to (602) 258-0840. All application information is confidential.

Mobile Pantry Food Bank

In partnership with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, PRBC hosts a monthly mobile pantry food bank. Open to all, this food bank takes place every 4th Saturday of the month from 11AM-1PM (or until food is gone). No I.D. or income qualifications needed to receive free, nutritious fresh produce and other goodies. Dates subject to change due to holidays.

Dress For Success

Job hunting? Re-entering the workforce? Need a self-esteem boost? PRBC is proud to be an official referral agency for Dress for Success Phoenix. Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Contact PRBC Family Services for your referral.

Family Services Event Registration

Register for Family Service events using the registration form button below. For questions contact Family Services at (602) 258-0831.