Rome Rescue Mission in Need of Donations for Thanksgiving Meals

ROME, NY… The Rome Rescue Mission is asking the community for help with providing Holiday meals to those in need. The Mission needs 1,000 Turkeys this Thanksgiving.

Donations are being accepted Monday – Friday at 413 East Dominick Street 9AM – 6PM & Saturday and Sunday 9AM-2PM.

Food items needed include: 1,000 Turkeys, stuffing, cranberry sauce, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, vegetables (fresh or canned), coffee, hot cocoa, creamer, sugar, milk, juice, eggs, fruit, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, pies/desserts, and gallon size freezer zip lock bags.

The Rome Rescue Mission is open on Thanksgiving Day from 12noon -2pm for a Thanksgiving Brunch. All are welcome.

Monetary donations are also accepted, checks can be mailed to PO box 337, Rome NY 13440 or online at

Thanksgiving Meal delivery is available on Wednesday November 24th at the following locations:

• Colonial 1 – 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
• Colonial 2- 12 PM – 12:20
• Valentine Apartments- 12:45 PM – 1:10 PM
• Rome Mall Apts- 1:30-1:45 PM
• Georgian Arms- 2 PM – 2:15 PM
• Madison Plaza- 2:30-3pm

The Mission will be hosting a Turkey giveaway on a first come, first serve basis until gone – Thursday, November 18th at Kennedy Arena parking lot from 12 pm to 2 pm and 400 block of Ann St from 2:15 – 4 pm. AND Friday, November 19th from 1 pm to 3 at 280 East Dominick St.

The Mission will be closed the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 26th.

The Rome Rescue Mission is a Christian organization committed to assisting the least, the last, and the lost. Many come to their doors seeking a warm meal, a loving environment, and a hope for a brighter future.

The Rome Rescue Mission serves 200 meals per day and has an 18-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.