Christmas At the Rome Rescue Mission

ROME, NY (December 2021) – The Rome Rescue Mission will be hosting its Christmas Brunch on Christmas Day; Saturday December 25th from 12 noon – 2:00 PM. Brunch at the Mission or takeout will be available. Masks are required for all non-vaccinated people.

The Mission will be open Christmas Eve, December 24th from 9am – 5pm. The Mission is closed December 26th.

The Mobile Mission will be distributing meals on Thursday, December 23, 2021, with this schedule:

Colonial 1 – 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM

Colonial 2 – 12:20 PM to 12:40 PM

Valentine Apts. – 12:50 PM to 1:10PM

Rome Mall – 1:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Georgian Apts. – 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM

Madison Plaza – 2:20 PM to 2:40 PM

The Rome Rescue Mission is also collecting toys to provide for the 800-plus families served each Christmas. New unwrapped toys can be brought into the mission on weekdays from 9am to 6 pm or weekends 9 am to 2 pm. Donation arrangements can be made by calling 315-337-2516.

The Rome Rescue Mission serves 250 meals per day and has a 16-bed shelter for women and children. They provide a means of hope by giving shelter to the homeless, feeding the poor, inspiring lifelong learning, and encouraging a personal relationship with God to everyone who is served.

Monetary donations are always gladly accepted and appreciated. Donations can be made via checks mailed to PO BOX 337, Rome, NY 13440, or online at