Rescue Mission Initial Generous Gift Plants Seed for Major Expansion of the Rescue Mission's Food Services Center By Scott Willis & Marlee Tuskes • Oct 5, 2016 Scott Willis / WAER News Many families in Syracuse may take eating a meal together for granted. But for those facing hardship, eating as a family may not always be an option. At the Rescue Mission, CEO Alan Thornton says this sparked an idea to expand their food center. Dozens Take to the Streets to Raise Awareness About Those Who Live on the Streets By Chris Bolt • Nov 18, 2013 Robert Romano/WAER News Around 6000 men, women and children were homeless at one point or another in our community in 2012…and the Syracuse Rescue Mission is spending this week to raise awareness. New Thrifty Shopper on west side to help fund Rescue Mission By Chris Bolt • May 23, 2013 Chris Bolt A Rescue Mission Thrifty Shopper store opened its doors today in the Westvale Plaza to try to raise money and support for the local needy.