'Tis the season of giving, 96.1 The Eagle and WIBX 950 and 106.9 FM have teamed up with the Utica Rescue Mission to help those in need.

This holiday season, help those on the road to recovery. Just choose the gifts you want to purchase and shop via the Rescue Missions Amazon Wish List. In a couple of clicks, you're done, and you've made a positive impact on someone going through a difficult time in their life.

Here are the full-time residents up for adoption for Winter Wishes:

When you click one of these three links,  you will see items that the residents have requested. If you purchase a gift, send us a photo of your purchase receipt on the Eagle mobile app / WIBX app and you could win some movie tickets and more.


Please commit to adopting one of the residents. You can also use the list to shop locally and deliver to the Utica Rescue Mission in person. We are not accepting gifts at our studios in Marcy.

How to adopt a resident:

  • Open one of the two links ABOVE by pressing the buttons..
  • Click on the items you want to purchase.
  • Have items shipped to the Utica Rescue Mission at 293 Genessee Street, Utica, N.Y., 13501. You will still need to mark "Buying this gift elsewhere?" and "Mark item as purchased" to show the item has been purchased.
  • For those shopping locally, please drop off the gifts at the Utica Rescue Mission, 293 Genesee Street, Utica, N.Y., 13501 by 12/15/23. You must click "Buying this gift elsewhere?" and "Mark item as purchased" to show the resident has been adopted.

Deadline: Gifts must be at the Utica Rescue Mission by December 15th, 2023.

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Together, we have helped over 250 people enjoy Christmas (See photos here). Please continue with your support so we can do it again this year!

Utica Rescue Mission
Utica Rescue Mission


All gifts must be delivered to the Utica Rescue Mission, 293 Genessee Street, Utica, 13501, no later than December 15, 2023. 

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