City Rescue Mission of New Castle PA

Feeding the hungry...Sheltering the homeless...Offering hope

Thanksgiving Food Basket Distribution

Thanksgiving Basket Collage

Thanksgiving Food Baskets will be distributed from the Mission's Sankey Center located at 125 Grant Street, New Castle on November 24, 2015.

Please help us to Feed the Hungry this Thanksgiving by participating in our largest outreach of the year.

Can you or your group help us by collecting food?

Please collect the items listed below, or better yet, "adopt an item" by agreeing to collect a specific number of a particular item or buy one or more "birds" at $15 each.  Reference "birds" on the memo line of your check and make it payable and send to:  City Rescue Mission - PO Box 965, New Castle, PA  16103-0965 or donate online below.

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To adopt a specific number of a particular item, sign up at our online "ADOPT AN ITEM" page or call Linda Krumpe at
724-652-4321 ext. 119.

Canned Fruits
Canned Vegetables
Canned Gravy
Canned Yams
Stuffing Mix
Cranberry Sauce
Pie Crust Mix
 Pie Filling (Fruit or Pumpkin)
Evaporated Milk
$ for "Birds" 

WHERE TO TAKE YOUR FOOD DONATIONS:  Drop your items now through November 18, 2015 (9 am to 11:30 pm and 12:30 to 3:30 M-F) at the Family Care Ministry of the City Rescue Mission, 319 S Croton Avenue, New Castle, PA.  November 19 and 20 (9 am to 3:30 pm) and November 21 (9 am to noon) deliver food to the Sankey Center, 125 Grant Street, New Castle.   Call Chuck Gavroy at 724-652-4321 to arrange for pick up of large volume donations.


Do you need, or do you know someone who needs food assistance this Thanksgiving?

Below are the dates and times that those in need may come to register to receive a Thanksgiving Food Basket.  


City Rescue Mission, Family Care Ministry, 319 S Croton Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101

Tuesday, November 3:   9 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 3 pm 
Wednesday, November 4:  9 am to 11 am, 1 pm to 3 pm and
4 pm to 6 pm


Applicants must bring Identification AND proof of income for everyone in the household.  Examples of identification would be a Driver's License along with Social Security card, or Access or Gateway card, etc.  Examples of proof of income would be pay stubs, veteran's pension, SSI, Social Security, Unemployment letter, income verification from County Assistance Office.

The official registration and financial information of the City Rescue Mission of New Castle may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.