Rome Rescue Mission responds to COVID-19

The Rome Rescue Mission is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with established protocol and continued services.

“Our primary purpose and goal is the safety of our staff, men, women and children in low-income households, senior citizens and the community at large,” a spokesperson said.

Community breakfast, lunch and dinner will continue to be provided at 413 E. Dominick St. on a takeout basis.

The mission is adhering to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state agencies’ recommendations for providing services and shelter in the future.

The Rome Rescue Mobile Mission will be providing meals to anyone in need.

The Rome Rescue Mobile Mission expects to be providing over 4,000 meals per month. The investment for these additional delivery services is expected to reach over $10,000 per month.

To cover the cost of these unexpected services, the mission has set up a Go Fund Me page. The mission is asking individuals and businesses for their support.

Updated information will be posted at romemission.org and Facebook.

The mobile mission will be delivering food at the following parking lot locations:

— South Rome Senior Center: Noon to 12:30 p.m.

— Colonial I apartments: 12:45-1:05 p.m.

— Colonial II Apartments: 1:10-1:30 p.m.

— Valentine Apartments: 1:50-2:10 p.m.

— Liberty Gardens: 2:20-2:40 p.m.

— Pinti Field: 3-3:20 p.m.

— Park Drive: 3:30-3:50 p.m.

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