Reaching Out...Changing Lives

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"Reaching Out...

Changing Lives"




in Utica live below the poverty level.


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Struggling with addiction?

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Our Administrative Offices are located at 293 Genesee Street in Utica.


Community Services will be CLOSED for donations on Wednesday, July 28 and Wednesday, August 4.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  


If you would like to make a clothing donation…Rescue Mission of Utica Clothing Donation process has been revised.

Please call Brianna at 315-735-1645 ext. 2220 to arrange for a drop off time.  Drop off times are by appointment only.

                                                     Tuesdays: 9:30 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 2:30 pm

                                                     Wednesdays:  9:30 am to 11:30 am & 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Donations Drop Off Location:  Rescue Mission of Utica’s 1013 West Street Apartment building.  Please use the driveway off of Miller Street.  As you pull into the driveway (off of Miller St.) the Community Services/Clothing Closet drop off location is the doorway on the right hand side of the building.

TO ASSIST US WITH COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please ring the doorbell at the Community Services entrance and leave clothes at entrance.  A clip board is located at the door with receipt information. 

If you or your loved one is in need of clothing: Please call Brianna at 315-735-1645 ext. 2220 with list of needs and sizes and a clothing box will be prepared for you and a time arranged for pick-up.

                                                                   Face masks are required at all times. 

If you have any questions, you may call 315.735.1645.

Stories of Changed Lives

Meet Kevin. His heart is filled with gratitude for you! Kevin’s 30 year struggle with addiction cost him everything until he wound up homeless. At the Mission, Kevin was able to work through the underlying causes of his addiction and work towards a life devoted to helping others.  Read more of Kevin’s story…

- Kevin

Because of you… “My story has a new beginning!” Because of your compassionate gifts, John has found the love and acceptance he craved as a child in a relationship with God. He is now learning to become the father he always wanted to be to his own children. Read more of John’s story…

- John

Demetria’s Family is changed forever and want to thank YOU! After Demetria’s son was in a car accident, they faced many financial and emotional problems, which set her and her family’s life back. After applying for a position at the Mission, the staff discovered her struggle and stepped in to help. Read more of Demetria’s story…

- Demetria

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