For most children, Christmas morning is filled with laughter and the joy and excitement of opening a brightly-wrapped Christmas present. Unfortunately, not every child has that holiday experience. You can change that for a child this year.

Christmas Wish to the Rescue is back, and so is your chance to make a difference for one child at a time. Lite 98.7 is partnering with the Rome Rescue Mission to help make Christmas a little merrier for children in need.

Every day we'll feature 4 special children who want nothing more than a simple gift to open on Christmas. If you're interested in granting a particular child's Christmas wish, call 315-721-0987 or email

If you'd like to help support the Rome Rescue Mission in other ways, they are always seeking donations of the following items for the children they serve:


  • Educational Toys
  • Books
  • Children's DVDs
  • Barbies and clothes
  • Dolls
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Nail Polish
  • McDonald's Gift Cards
  • Pajamas
  • Slippers
  • Bath & Body Products
  • Candles
  • Perfume
  • Socks/Tights
  • Underwear
  • My Little Pony Products
  • JOJO Swai Products
  • LOL Surprise
  • Shoppkins


  • Educational Toys
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • DVD’s
  • Science Games
  • Watches
  • Boxers
  • Socks
  • Tools
  • Remote control vehicles
  • Hoodies
  • McDonald and Subway Gift Cards
  • Video Games
  • Pajamas
  • T-shirts
  • Super Hero toys
  • Paw Patrol Products
  • Balls - basketballs, footballs, soccer balls
  • Cologne - Bath and Body products
  • Pokemon Cards

Any of these items can be dropped off at the Lite 98.7 studios at Townsquare Media at 9418 River Road in Marcy, NY - Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 5:00.


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