Rescue Mission Holiday Telethon set for Dec. 6

WSYR-TV will host its 20th annual Movie With a Mission holiday telethon for the Rescue Mission on Sunday Dec. 6.

Rescue Mission Executive Director Chasz Parker and Channel 9 personalities will present "Scrooge," the 1935 rendition of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in a live three-hour broadcast starting at 1 p.m. from the organization's main dining room on Gifford Street.

Instead of commercials, there will be live segments where viewers can call in their support to continue the Rescue Mission's year-round services to homeless, hungry and hurting people. T

hose who pledge at least $100 can be part of a Tim Horton's breakfast and tour at Channel 9 after the holidays.

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