Thursday, November 23, 2023
Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States and is a day when family and friends celebrate together and give thanks for each other and the blessing of God.
“Our Thanksgiving services are critical to helping struggling families. We provide a warn, traditional meal to our neighbors in need every year”, states Matt Miller, Executive Director of the Rome Rescue Mission. “Our goal is for no one to go hungry on Thanksgiving.”
Donations are accepted Monday-Friday at 413 East Dominick Street, 9 AM – 6 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM – 2 PM.
On Thanksgiving Day, the Rome Rescue Mission will serving its traditional Thanksgiving meal at 12pm at 413 E. Dominick Street. Meals will be available for dine-in and pick-up. The Mission will close at 3pm on Thanksgiving Day and be closed the day after Thanksgiving.
Turkey Pick up / Delivery
A Thanksgiving turkey will be provided to those in need in the Rome area on Monday, November 20th beginning 11:00 AM until gone at 280 East Dominick Street side yard.
Thanksgiving Meal delivery will be on Wednesday, November 22nd at the following locations and times. Any person in need can receive a meal at a convenient location.
- Colonial I from 11am to 11:20
- Colonial II from 11:30 to 1145
- Madison Plaza 11:50 to 12:10
- Georgian Arms from 12: 15 to 12:30
- Valentine from 12:40 to 12:55
- Rome Mall Apartments 1:15 to 1:30
The Rome Rescue Mission needs 3,000 Turkeys plus all the fixings for Thanksgiving. Food items needed include Turkeys, stuffing, cranberry sauce, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, vegetables, corn, green-beans, coffee, hot cocoa, creamer, sugar, milk, juice, eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, everything for tossed salad, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, pies/desserts, snacks, dips, chips, cheese, crackers, nuts, candy, to go containers, gallon size freezer zip lock bags.