Holiday Shopping
Jingle & Mingle Holiday Shopping Expo | Franchesco's Ristorante

Join us for our 3rd Annual Jingle & Mingle Holiday Shopping Expo! 

Our pop-up Christmas market is open for all to start your holiday shopping! We're recruiting the area's top vendors to create a holiday shopping experience!

Let's make this holiday season's shopping experience fun this year. We have committed to donate proceeds to the Rockford Rescue Mission. We firmly believe in giving back to our community. 

We're recruiting some of the area's top vendors to provide a one-stop shop shopping experience while benefiting those in need. -- We're also providing an opportunity for those interested in giving back. A list of needs will be provided by the Rockford Rescue mission in exchange for entrance! Current and Urgent List is Here! We encourage everyone to to give back this holiday season!


Current and Urgent List:



  • Men’s and Women’s Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent


  • Ladies’ Belts (S – 3X)
  • Clear Water Bottles
  • Medium Size Trash Cans
  • 14-Gallon Rubbermaid Bins


  • 8 oz. Foam Cups
  • Coffee
  • Soup (Broths and Bases)
  • French Onion Canned Soup
  • Cheese – all types
  • Rotini type Pasta
  • Canned Beans


Items CANNOT contain alcohol, doxylamine succinate,
phenylephrine HCI or dextromethorphan HBr

  • Aleve
  • Vicks VapoRub
  • Cough Syrup (No Dextromethorphan HBr)
  • Alka Seltzer Cold
  • Emergen C Immune Packets


  • New Paintbrushes ½-inch to 2 ½ inches
  • Sandpaper 60, 80, 120, 220 grit
  • Extension Cords (3 prong), 25-foot
  • Clamps for woodworking
  • Router and/or Routing Table


715 West State St.

Rockford, IL 61102

Food and Kitchen Needs

Drop off hours: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday

Use north Food Service entrance off Mulberry Street

All Other Needs:

Drop off hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Use main entrance off State Street