Beginning on Monday (March 13), Evansville Rescue Mission will be parking a box truck to serve as a donation site in front of Newburgh’s Living Word Christian Church (which is located in the former Buehler’s Buy Low building off of State Route 261 right off of the Lloyd Expressway in Newburgh, Indiana).
ERM will be accepting a variety of in-kind donations the following days and hours each and every week:
Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be no hours for donation drop-offs on Tuesdays or on Sundays.
Evansville Rescue Mission will gladly accept the following in-kind donations: all varieties of clothing (men’s, women’s, and children), furniture and appliances that are in good, working condition, electronics, and household items, as well as non-perishable food (such as canned goods).
Joshua Nichols, ERM’s Senior Vice-President of Operations, will be available for interviews beginning at 1 p.m. today (Monday, March 13).
Founded in 1917, the Evansville Rescue Mission operates six ministry divisions throughout Vanderburgh County: the Residence Center which shelters homeless men (more than 50,000 nights of lodging provided in 2016), the Youth Care Center-a detention center for troubled youth, Camp Reveal-the Mission’s campground/retreat center located in northern Vanderburgh County, two Evansville Rescue Mission Thrift Stores located in Evansville, as well as ERM’s Donation Center, located a block away from ERM’s downtown main campus in Evansville.