Almost 1 in 3 people in Utica live below the poverty level. Many will go to bed tonight hungry, homeless, and feeling hopeless.

15JAEODK-Thx-205-Dinner-ODK-Meme2-K03UT-1500x1500For many, a hot meal served at the Rescue Mission with love will be the first step toward a fresh start. A foot in the door that leads to recovery. To healing. To a new life filled with promise. We expect to serve 55,200 meals over the next 30 days. But your help is urgently needed to make it happen. Won’t you reach out with God’s love today and help feel our hungry neighbors?

Thank you!

Click on the photo to the left to help today.


Skills for Success Job Training Program

The Rescue Mission of Utica has programs to help homeless and hurting people turn their lives around. We believe each of our guests is made in God’s image, with dignity and great potential. And we work with them compassionately to get them back on their feet. Learn More »

Your Role

You’re a person who cares about our homeless neighbors. At the Rescue Mission of Utica, we have a number of ways you can pitch in and help address the issue, including:
  1. Giving funds »
  2. Donating items »
  3. Volunteering »

A Personal Message

Growing up in a family that abused alcohol and drugs, it was almost inevitable that Mike would do the same. An alcoholic, he spent years “running from God” until he was depressed and suicidal. At that point, he says God called him to go to the Rescue Mission of Utica . . . Read More »