The Mission in the News

Jul 29, 2014

Volunteers sought for Winnebago County Fair

We’re looking for volunteers to help us at the upcoming Winnebago County Fair. 

Each year, the fair gives free admission on Tuesday and Wednesday to anyone who brings two nonperishable food items for Rockford Rescue Mission.

We need volunteers at the gates to receive those items.

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Any three-hour shift between 2 and 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 13: Any three-hour shift between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Please contact Carol Ayars to schedule a time: 815-316-4151 or

For more information about the fair, visit .