Rochester, NY

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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 8/22/2020: Mothers In Need of Others has critical need for the following items:  

  • baby care Items: baby wash, baby shampoo, and baby lotion 
    To donate, call: (585) 348-8596 to schedule a drop off time.

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, wipes, formula, bottles, baby bath, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
  • baby gear: pack n’ plays, strollers, car seats, high chairs, diaper bags, baby carriers, receiving blankets, towels, etc. 
  • maternity clothes (all sizes) and nursing items: (nursing pads, privacy covers, Boppy Pillows)  
  • personal hygiene products: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, razors, 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 5yrs. 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 8/22/2020.)

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