Rescue Mission makes a plea for turkey donations for Thanksgiving

Published Nov 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

The Rome Rescue Mission is asking for help with providing holiday meals to those less fortunate. It needs 500 turkeys this Thanksgiving. 

Donations for the Great Thanksgiving Basket & Banquet are being accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday at the group’s distribution center, located at 280 E. Dominick St.They can also be brought to 413 E. Dominick St. between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

Besides turkeys, the Rescue Mission needs stuffing, cranberry sauce, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, vegetables, corn, green beans, coffee, hot cocoa, creamer, sugar, milk, juice, eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, ingredients for a tossed salad, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and pies and other desserts.

Monetary donations are also accepted. Checks can be mailed to PO Box 337, Rome 13440. To make an online donation, visit