Rescue Mission and 20,000 for 2020 – Ralph Rotella’s Annual Shoe Drive

Syracuse, NY – For the ninth consecutive year, Ralph Rotella, owner of Discount Shoe Repair, 114 East Washington Street, donated thousands of shoes to the Rescue Mission, many of which he has repaired himself. Despite the pandemic, Ralph set a lofty goal – 20,000 pairs of donated shoes for 2020. The Rescue Mission was on hand at Discount Shoe Repair today, Wednesday, December 16 at 7:15 AM to make the annual shoe pick up.

Since 1887, the Rescue Mission has put love into action through shelter, food, and hope. The Rescue Mission Alliance is a 100% local and independent non-profit organization that operates programs to combat hunger and homeless across the Upstate New York communities of Syracuse, Auburn and Binghamton. Learn more at Rescue Mission Alliance