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Even small actions can effect large, lasting change.

If are you are unable to participate in our volunteer-based events, or want to make a larger impact, please consider donating to Keep Rutherford County Beautiful. Your tax deductible donation supports environmental education, cleans up our community, and helps us push for more defined litter laws and policies.


You can donate anonymously or we can give you a shout-out, it's your choice!

100% of funds go to the area of your choosing. You will receive your tax deductible receipt automatically after the transaction is processed if given online. 

You Can Be Specific In Your Giving

Green Business

Green Business Program coming soon!


Programs for elementary, middle & high schoolers. 


Produce materials, place advertising & fund project fees.


Sponsor events like litter pick ups & the Trash Bowl.

Sponsor A Roadway

Clean both sides of an entire mile of roadway for just $100. 

Green Scholarship Fund

Funds are managed by the McNair Educational Foundation

What People Say

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George Moyer

We hate to see trash along the roads, and if we don’t do something about the litter, who will?

Stephanie Rzonca

No man is an island; everything that we do has a direct impact on others.

Steve Gilbert

There is such a deep-down, good feeling of picking up trash.

With Your Help

With the help of donors like you we have removed over 30 TONS of litter from Rutherford County since 2017 and provided events like RecycleBot and Trash Bowl for children and teens of all ages to change litter culture for our next generation.

For more about the work that we couldn't do without donors like you, visit our Join The Team and What We Do pages.


How do donations work?

Tax deductible donations help support the efforts of Keep RC Beautiful. Donations may be made anonymously, in memory or honor of someone else, or on behalf of a business. We appreciate your support! Donations may be used for purchasing necessary clean-up equipment, supplies needed for educational promotions, or for advertising. Tax deductible online donations are available here or, if you are unable to donate electronically, you can send a check or money order to Keep RC Beautiful, PO Box 834, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Make the check payable to "Community Foundation of Henderson County" with "KRCB" in the memo line. If you would like to direct your donation to a certain project, please make sure to include specific instructions for what the money is to be used for.



I saw litter and want to clean it up. How can I do that?

We will coordinate the desired roadway to be cleaned up for you.  Contribute $100 for a one mile stretch. This includes both sides of the road. 


Make your tax deductible contribution online here or mail to PO Box 834, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Make checks payable to "Community Foundation of Henderson County" with "KRCB" in the memo line. Please remember to include details specifying what area(s) the contribution is for. 

This will not be an overnight change. Scheduling may take up to a month before the pick up crew can get there.

I want to schedule a mascot sighting at my event. 

How can I do that?

YES! Visit our Meet Our Mascots page and submit a request using the submission form at the bottom of the page. We can't wait to work with you and introduce you to Roxi!

I want to adopt a highway. Can I do that?

YES! Please refer to the PDF below for more information on placing a sign and the responsibilities of the Adopt-A-Highway program.

Have more questions? Contact us here.

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