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Facts & Stats

R3SM’s economic impact in the Pinebelt totals well over $12.9 million in the span of 7 years.
R3SM has recruited, coordinated, and housed over 3,100 volunteers who gave over 100,000 hours valued at $21/hour, equalling $2.1 million in free labor

Volunteers worked with us assisted in over 450 major repairs and built 16 new homes in the Pinebelt: approximately $1.5 million in value

In 2012, 1,588 clients served in Forrest, Lamar, and Perry counties through our Case Management Services
Since 2006, R3SM has received and administered over $8.5 million in federal, state, and private grant money used for assessment, case management services, and direct assistance to individuals.

Time line of programs:
• 2006-2010 – Hurricane Katrina recovery
• 2011 – Continued Hurricane Katrina recovery through the Mississippi Development Authority’s Neighborhood Home Program
• 2012 – Hurricane Isaac
• 2013-2014 – EF4 Tornado, Mississippi Tornado Program through the Department of Labor’s National Emergency Grant Program
• 2015 – Affordable Housing Program
• 2016 - Mississippi Flood Relief
• 2017 - Hattiesburg EF 4 Tornado

By the numbers:
• 450 homes repaired
• 16 new homes constructed
• 10,000-square-foot, two-floor Lucas-Varnado Volunteer House opened in 2013
• $8,520,000 funds dedicated to the organization’s mission
• $2.5 million reimbursed to case management services
• $1.3 million dedicated to managing services through the National Emergency Grant Program

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