Does the average person really understand the long-term effects of drugs and alcohol addiction? Do they know what it’s like to be homeless? Have they ever set foot in a homeless shelter? For the majority of people, the answer to all of these questions is no!
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Race Start Time: 10:00am
Race Route: Start/End at Springfield Rescue Mission, 10 Mill Street, Springfield MA - race route travels Main Street to our Emergency Shelter (148 Taylor Street) and returns to 10 Mill Street.
Raising money to shelter our City's homeless this winter. It's not just exercise ... it's education! Educating the public on homelessness.
Inside this issue:
- Kenn's Story - Amazing story of renewed hope
- Christmas Needs - Serving the homeless
- Mark Your Calendar - Upcoming Events
- Terry's Story - How you gave him hope
Click here to download or visit the Rescue Mission to pick up a copy!
- Begins Tuesday, December 1 at 9:00AM
- Ends Wednesday, December 2 at 9:00 PM
- Auction Website
Your donation will help us reach our goal of $5,000! This will help us extend deep into the community and help those that are often hungry, homeless, addicted and poor during the Christmas season. Every bid translates directly into holiday meals served. A bid of $25 will feed and care for 12 people, $50 will help 25 people and $100 will allow us to serve a warm, nutritious meal and show tender care to over 50 people this holiday season! Please consider donating a gift card/certificate or go online to bid December 1st and 2nd!
Christmas at the Springfield Rescue Mission
All Christmas events will happen at 10 Mill Street, Springfield!
Christmas Meal Delivery, Wednesday, December 23, 2:00pm
Volunteers are deliver Christmas meals to our elderly and disabled neighors. Anyone needing a meal delivered should call 413-732-0808 ext 102 by December 19.
Christmas Dinner, Wednesday, December 23, 4:00pm
Volunteers are needed to prepare, set up and serve Christmas dinner to hundreds of hungry and homeless guests. Food donations are essential.
Christmas Breakfast, Thursday, December 24, 7:00am
Volunteers are needed to prepare, set up and serve Christmas breakfast to our homeless neighbors.
Our Mission Statement:
The goal of the Springfield Rescue Mission, since 1892, is to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the hungry, homeless, addicted and poor by introducing them to Christ and helping them apply the Word of God to every area of their lives.No person is denied services based on race, creed, sex, disability or national origin.