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Russian River Sister Grant Applications Open for 2017

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Russian River Sister Grant Applications Open for 2017

The Russian River Sisters announced that they will continue accepting applications from local charities who wish to participate as beneficiaries in their monthly bingo games during 2017. The application period will end on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5pm. Applications to be a beneficiary are to be found online on at rrsisters.org.  

Russian River Sisters Bingo games are held monthly at the Guerneville Veterans Hall and advanced tickets may be purchased at  rrsisters.org. The Sisters encourage all interested parties to apply, but caution that each year they receive many worthy applicants for the limited number of bingo games. Applicants who are not accepted as Bingo participants are automatically referred to the Sister’s Grants Committee for possible assistance.

Russian River Sisters, Inc. does business as Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. It is a 21st Century order of nuns. Their mission is to spread joy and goodwill through community events, charitable acts and fundraising, with focus on the special needs of the Russian River area. They are active in raising funds to support charitable causes that often do not receive funding from mainstream sources due to societal prejudices and economic considerations. They are also busily at work in safer sex education efforts, political and socio-economic awareness and community building efforts. Their primary goal is to make the Russian River area a better place to live.

The Russian River Sisters is a California 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, and a 100% volunteer run organization with no paid staff. Bingo beneficiaries are selected without regard to race, gender, age, religious belief or sexual orientation of the applicant organizations. If you are a member of an organization with a specific financial need, or are aware of a need within the community, please pass application information along to the appropriate people! 

For an application for a bingo from the Russian River Sisters please log onto our website rrsisters.org.

The application deadline is 5pm on Sunday, November 20, 2016. No late applications will be accepted. 

Additional information is available on the Sisters our website: rrsisters.org. Please contact Bingo Committee Co-Chairs Sister Candy D’Apples or Nov. Sr. Merry Mattress Muncher via email at bingo@rrsisters.org if you have questions.