Rochester, NY

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Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc.

500 Maiden Lane
Rochester, NY 14616
Phone: 683-9674 (Food Shelf)
Contact: Amy Peritsky (Food Shelf). See listing below for Clothing Closet contact information.

The Food Shelf's purpose is to acquire, warehouse, and distribute donated and purchased food to people in need living in Greece and Charlotte. Please Use the contact information above for the Food Shelf.

The Clothing Closet provides gently-worn, clean clothing for people of all ages and sizes living in the town of Greece and in the northwest quadrant of Charlotte only. Open for curbside shopping Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 am to 12 noon, Wednesday from 4 pm to 6 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 11 am. Donations accepted Tuesday through Friday during open hours. All donations must be placed in 13-gallon kitchen bags (white or clear) and not on hangers.
We cannot accept anything left outside.

Clothing Closet Contact Information
Same Address as Food Closet.
Contact: Diane Kozakiewicz

Wish List:

Food Shelf

  • nonperishable food items:
    -   canned: vegetables, tuna, chicken, baked beans
    -   chunky soups, rice, cold cereal 
  • money donations to buy fresh food (bread, fresh produce, etc.)
  • personal care items: toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant
  • toilet paper, small bottles of dish detergent
Clothing Closet
  • bedding: sheets, blankets, comforters
  • summer clothing: adult and children
  • towels

Volunteers Needed:

Food Shelf
  • Shopping assistance to work with clients coming to the Food Shelf Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday.
  • Drivers to deliver food to families in need, living in Greece or Charlotte Monday through Friday.
  • Drivers to deliver to people with special needs 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • Please call for other volunteer opportunities.
Clothing Closet
  • Seeking shopping assistants.  These volunteers must be willing to take orders from clients' cars and shop for them.

Reviewed by agency 5/3/21.  (Clothing Closet updated the wish list.)

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