The next CBS47 On Your Side Collection Drive takes place on November 16th to benefit Fresno Rescue Mission.
The Fresno Rescue Mission needs everything from food, to toys and household items. The Fresno Rescue Mission not only provide food and overnight shelter for the homeless but they also have recovery programs to meet the physical, education and spiritual needs of men, women and children in our community.
In an effort to help the mission get ready for Thanksgiving, CBS47 has teamed up with the mission to collect donations of food, clothing, diapers, toiletries and monetary donations as well.
Please help us during the drive by bringing your donations to the CBS47 studios on Wednesday, November 16th between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. CBS47 is located at 4880 N. First Street, across from Fashion Fair Mall in Fresno. Spirit 88.9 is also helping out and giving away goodies.Below is a list of items needed:
Other Items Needed:
- Instant potatoes
- Yams or sweet potatoes
- Dressing packets
- Cooking oil
- Punch & lemonade
- Pies: pumpkin, apple, cream
- Canned vegetables (green beans, corn, mixed vegetables)
- Whole eggs
- Cranberry sauce
- New Toys (in their packaging)
- As we come closer to Christmas, a wish list will be posted on the Mission website
- Feminine Hygiene Products
- Diapers and Baby Wipes
- Christmas gifts for teens
- Men’s beanies or winter caps (colors: Black, Brown or Navy)
- Men’s gloves (Large +)
- Sweatshirts (new/adult XL-XXXL: Approximately 400+ count) for holiday gift bags
- Monetary Donations
If you can't make it to the Collection Drive, you can still donate to the Fresno Rescue Mission online by clicking the related link or by mail by sending a check to Fresno Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 1422, Fresno, CA 93716-1422.