Opportunities to Help

Volunteer to help with or donate to special projects

Volunteer

These are projects that could be done with volunteer help. Some of these may require skilled labor, but all them are things we’d like to get done but lack the manpower or budget right now.

Urgent/Soon

Summer

Anytime

Contact the school office to let us know of your interest and availability in helping with one of these needs.

DONATE/BUY

These are major projects or purchases we’d like to be able to do at some point that would greatly enhance our environment, add significant resources, or ensure the continued care and upkeep of the property.¬†There’s a great range of costs, so browse the list to see what all is available.¬†

Gifts can be made to the school and designated to go toward these projects. Designated gifts will be placed into a separate fund and left alone until all the funds for that project have been acquired.

**indicates a top priority project or need

Guitar Direct Boxes
$75 ea**

Direct box to connect guitar and keyboard into MPR sound system for optimal sound, quality, and control. At least two are needed for worship arts band.

New wired mics
$150 ea**

High-quality, professional-grade wired microphones for worship band singers. Two needed.

STEM cabinet
$200 ea**

Buys a steel, rolling, lockable cabinet to store the STEM kits and materials that we recently were able to acquire. Becomes a mobile STEM locker that can be used by different classes and taken from room to room.

Wireless microphones
$400 ea

Buys 1 high-quality wireless microphone needed for chapel / worship arts team. At least 2 of these are needed.

New office computer
$750**

We are in need of updating one of the office computers. This is for the purchase a new, upgraded Windows systems.

Portable compact sound system
$900**

Self-contained professional-grade portable sound system with bluetooth, wireless, battery/AC dual power. Used outdoors on soccer field, Color Run, field days, See You At the Pole, and more.

Conference table and chairs
$1,300

Helps acquire a good conference table and 8 good chairs for new conference room space we will be setting up in the summer

Cafeteria serving line table
$1,500

New serving line hot table for MPR cafeteria that includes shelf for siding trays and plastic shield cover

Digital keyboard for worship arts
$1,700

Helps acquire an additional digital keyboard/piano for the worship arts team that can be left in the MPR. Right now, the students carry the piano back and forth from the music build each week.

Gymnastics tumbling mats
$2,500**

New, durable tumbling mats for use in gym by cheerleaders/PE classes

Upgrade security fencing at playground entrance
$2,900

Replaces 4' chain link fence at playground entrance with 6-7' steel security fence.

Gym Entrance Trophy Cabinet
$3,000**

Cost of materials for custom-built new trophy case in the gym lobby with lots of space for current and future athletic trophies!

Theater lighting system
$3,000**

New permanent theatrical lighting system in MPR to enhance drama productions, speaking events, and chapel worship environment

Commercial floor scrubber
$8,000

Professional grade floor scrubber for daily/weekly use in hallways and classrooms. To speed up mopping and help reduce annual custodial expenses.

Stage Extension
$10,000

Construct permanent extension onto stage area in MPR with apron, lower deck, and side access steps for theater, chapel, and assemblies.

Gym sound system
$10,000

Upgrades to gym sound system with better speakers optimized for athletic facility.

New HVAC unit
$11,000 ea

Approximate cost of replace 1 HVAC unit in our building. We have over 20 of these that are all nearly 20 years old! Expected lifespan is about 10 years. We will start having to replace these.

Bleacher safety rails
$11,000

Adding safety rails to all bleachers in the gym

New partitions in gym bathrooms
$13,000**

Last major element in Warrior Gym renovation. This is to install solid vinyl stall dividers in all gym bathrooms.

School lockers
$15,000

6-compartment 3' wide steel school lockers for junior/senior high. Cost approx $1200 per 6-door unit. We need at least 12.

New flooring in office
$15,000

Replaces carpet and tile in office/admin area with durable, attractive, and low-maintenance luxury vinyl planking. Covers labor and materials.

New 15-passenger bus
$40,000

We are grateful for the two school vehicles we have. We'd like to acquire an additional newer 15 passenger that does not require a CDL to operate.

Long-term / major projects

The easiest way to give is using the Give Now button at left. Use the online donation form to make your gift. Select Unrestricted Funds or Annual Fund/PACE from the dropdown. In the Payment section, enter the particular project or purpose for which you are giving in the note field. You may also contact the school office directly to arrange other giving options.

Ways to Give

Online or Check

Donate securely online by credit/debit card, Paypal, or ACH. Checks can be mailed to 3824 Casey Springs Rd, Jonesboro, AR 72404.

Recurring

Regular monthly giving is tremendous benefit to the school. Easily set up recurring giving through automatic monthly withdrawals from a bank account.

Be a Legacy Partner

Invest with planned giving, estates, wills, stocks or bonds, property, vehicles, or other in-kind gifts. Asset and estate gifts are handled through our Warrior Foundation.

Warrior Foundation

Donate large gifts, bonds, other major assets, endowment funding through our RCS Warrior Foundation

What Our Parents Say

"Ridgefield has gone above and beyond to meet the needs of our students. The teachers and administration have been instrumental in helping our kids to succeed. We are very appreciative of the time and effort they have put into making a difference in their lives and in our family as a whole."
B. Carter