Make a difference – review our CNY Holiday Needs list and consider donating!
As you might imagine, Thanksgiving and Christmas are special times at the Rescue Mission. Every year, hundreds of individuals, groups, families and churches join us in reaching out in love to the hurting men, women and children we serve.
This year’s CNY holiday needs include program needs in Syracuse as well as our Family Transitions program in Auburn.
Items can be delivered to 155 Gifford Street between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday starting November 3rd. Call the Holiday Center at 315-701-3898 after October 23rd if you have questions.
The center will be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Food items needed
Baked Goods such as cookies and fruit pies bought at a store or baked at an inspected facility such as a church or school will be accepted in light of health and safety concerns. Please deliver prior to Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Butter and Margarine
Canned Goods (prefer #10 size cans)
Foil and Wrap each are used along with, roast-size foil and plastic wrap plus roast-size aluminum pans
Turkeys and Hams
Gift Items Needed
Items to fill stockings or draw string bags (Deliver by December 11th)
Combs and brushes
Hand and body lotion
Soap/ body wash
Toothbrush and holder
Feminine hygiene items
Including meal delivery bags, place mats, holiday decorations. Sew drawstring bags using provided pattern by Holiday Center.
Sponsor a family (Deliver wrapped by December 8th with an itemized list)
Give a less fortunate family and opportunity to celebrate the traditions of Christmas. Gift ideas and clothing sizes will be provided.
Holiday Gifts (Deliver wrapped by December 8th)
Gifts for our residence and clients will range from $20 to $25. If you prefer not to shop, make a monetary donation that will help provide everyone with a new fleece blanket.
Clothing Gifts (Deliver by December 8th)
New pullover hooded sweatshirts and undergarments and socks for men sizes S-6XL.
New sweatpants and undergarments and socks for women and young adults, ranging in sizes.
New warm hats, gloves and scarves for men, women and children.
New men & women’s underwear.