Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Aurora House of Western Monroe County

2495 S. Union St., PO Box 21
Spencerport, NY 14559
Phone: 585-617-4863
Contact: Marj Smith

Aurora House is a two-bed comfort care home for the dying.  Our volunteer caregivers, with the support and guidance of staff, provide loving and compassionate care to residents in the final weeks of their lives, as well as support to loved ones.  We offer our services at no charge to families and do not bill insurance or receive government monies to fund our mission.  Families are never charged for our services, and we receive no insurance or government reimbursement to fund our mission.  It is truly neighbor helping neighbor that allows this community resource to exist.

Wish List:
COVID Specific Needs
  • monies to purchase appropriate PPE supplies
  • hand sanitizer
  • liquid hand soap
  • medical grade non-latex gloves
  • face shields
  • bleach based cleaners

Ongoing Needs

  • monetary donations for household expenses (utilities, plowing, and lawn maintenance)
  • LED light bulbs (60W equivalent, warm daylight color)
  • gift cards: WegmansWalmart, Home Depot, Lowe's, Aldis
  • paper products: paper towels, single-ply toilet paper
  • Office/House Needs:
  • postage stamps (USPS Forever first class)
  • PC or Mac computer for staff use (less than three years old)
  • toner cartridge: Brother TN-420/450 laser toner and TN-660 laser toner
  • toner cartridge: HP Laserjet CM1415fnw (Black CE320A, Cyan CE321A, Magenta CE323A, Yellow CE322A)
  • inkjet cartridge: Brother LC20E BYCM
  • refrigerator, new
  • gift cards: Tops, Amazon, garden store for spring flowers
  • desk for nurses' office
  • shelving for nurses' office

Volunteers Needed:
For detailed information on any of the listed volunteer opportunities, see

  • Provide care for residents
  • Housekeeping
  • Gardening
  • Meal preparation
  • Fundraising
  • Special Events
  • Other

Information reviewed by agency 9/14/20. (Contact information and Wish List updated.)

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