Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook

 

Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO)

1 Favor Street (in the Youth for Christ building)
Rochester, NY 14608
Phone: 585-348-8596
Contact: Maria Wehrle

Mothers in Need of Others (MINO – pronounced "minnow") is a ministry that assists social service agencies  and church outreach programs by providing maternity and baby items and feminine and personal hygiene products that their clients need to care for themselves and their families.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11 am to 4 pm.

Wish List:

Special Need 11/19/2020: Mothers In Need of Others has critical need for the following items:  


To donate, call: (585) 348-8596 to schedule a drop off time.
Dollar Store items welcomed and encouraged!
  • baby care items: diapers (preemie, newborn, 4-6), wipes, formula (espEnfamil with iron - yellow can), baby wash, baby lotion, diaper cream, etc.
  • personal hygiene: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, lotion, razors, etc. 
  • feminine hygiene: pads, tampons, nursing pads
  • cleaning supplies: laundry detergent, dish washing liquid, all-purpose cleaner, bleach, cleaning sponges


Donations can be dropped off at 1 Favor Street in the Youth for Christ building.
Case managers: please call or email to schedule a pick-up time. 
  • baby and toddler clothes (preemie - 5T) 
  • baby care items: diapers (preemie, newborn, 4-6), wipes, formula (esp. Enfamil with iron - yellow can), bottles, baby bath, baby shampoo, baby lotion, baby wash, diaper cream, etc.
  • baby gear: pack n’ plays, strollers, car seats, high chairs, diaper bags, baby carriers, receiving blankets, towels, etc. 
  • nursing items: (nursing pads, privacy covers, Boppy Pillows)  
  • personal hygiene products: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, lotion, razors, pads, tampons, nursing pads, etc. 
  • paper goods: toilet paper, paper towels, tissues 
  • cleaning supplies: laundry detergent, dish washing liquid, all-purpose cleaner, bleach, cleaning sponges


    The MINO ministry CANNOT accept the following items:
  • toys (other than brand new during Oct.-Dec. for our annual Christmas Outreach Event) 
  • any car seats missing straps or damaged in any way (within 5 yrs. of date of manufacture)
  • baby items that are dirty, mildewed, rusty, or that have missing or broken pieces. NO RECALLED OR EXPIRED ITEMS!
  • cribs, toddler beds, activity seats, or play gyms (due to space limitations!)
  • breast pumps, crib bumper pads, or walkers
No used, opened, or damaged bottles of cleaners or personal hygiene products.


Information reviewed by agency 9/9/20. (Wish List updated.)
(Special Need added 11/19/2020.)


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