YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Rescue Mission met with community members on Tuesday, discussing plans for its new location and addressing their concerns.
The mission is about 10% shy of their $4.95 million fundraising campaign, but leaders recently announced that they would like to stay on the north side of Youngstown instead of the proposed 17-acre site on the south side.
At the meeting, community members spoke out about concerns with safety and crime in the area.
The Rescue Mission hopes to start construction on the new location this year.
Watch the video to see the entire interview with Rescue Mission president John Muckridge.