City Rescue Mission



Help make Christmas brighter for children in need by donating the following NEW items: Gloves/Mittens/Hats, Socks, Pajamas, Coloring Books, Crayons, Board Games, Toys, Educational Books, and Complete Puzzles.


Gifts for teens are especially needed (e.g. hair dryers, curling irons, footballs, basketballs, sports accessories, jewelry, makeup, etc.) All items should be appropriate for children age newborn to 14. Donations can be dropped off at the Family Care Ministry located at 319 Croton Avenue by Thursday, December 1, 2022.

CHRISTMAS GIFT ASSISTANCE: Families in need can now sign up to receive Christmas Gift Assistance for children ages 14 and under. Sign Ups will close once we reach maximum applications.


                            **Sign Ups will begin Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9;00 am**



DISTRIBUTION: Tuesday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 14, 2022 

                              at the Sankey Center 125 W Grant St, New Castle, 16101


**Please bring Photo ID and Pick Up Confirmation Number to your scheduled appointment. The name on the application MUST MATCH the Photo ID of the individual picking up Christmas gifts.



Needed Items

For our Dining Hall:  Christmas cookies and hams


For our Crossroads Emergency Shelter for Homeless Men:  We need NEW hats, gloves, socks, underwear, personal hygiene items, Burger King, Dunkin Donuts and phone gift cards, candy and snack foods. Please call Rev. Chuck Gavroy at 724-652-4321 ext. 116 with any questions and to check which items are still needed. Drop these items to the Men's Ministry (319 S Croton Ave) by Thursday, December 15th


For our Recovery Program Participants:  Groups or individuals can request to receive a participant's name and a gift request.  Please call Tammy Dess at 724-652-4321 ext. 108 for more information or a participant's name and gift request. Gifts are needed by Thursday, December 15th.




Donations of small gifts for Women's Ministry guests are needed. Some examples of appropriate gifts include NEW:


Winter Hats, Scarves, Gloves, Slippers, Socks, Lotions, Picture Frames, Small Home Decorative Items, Holiday Craft Kits, Stationary, Pens, Costume Jewelry, and Phone Cards.


Gifts are needed by December 15th. Call Karen Jameson at 724-652-4349 for more information, directions, or for drop off times.