Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Ronald McDonald House

333 Westmoreland Dr.
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: 585-442-5437 X 2111
Contact: Amanda Gozigian

House Within the Hospital
601 Elmwood Ave., Box Ronald McDonald
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 276-5437
Contact: Jack Keck

Provides lodging, emotional support, and comfort to families of children receiving medical treatment at area hospitals. Reaches out to the community with support to other children's programs.

Wish List:
Most Needed Items:  (8/3/19)
  • cleaning and food prep plastic or vinyl gloves
  • paper towels, Ziploc bags
  • food items: shelf stable/non-perishable snacks and condiments, cereal (full-size boxes or individual boxes);individual-size bags of chips pretzels, cookies, etc.; peanut butter and/or cheese crackers; peanut butter

Cleaning Needs:
  • HE laundry detergent, soft scrubbing cleansers, toilet bowl cleaner, foaming bathroom cleaner, laundry stain treatment products, fabric refresher (Febreze), window cleaner, Spic & Span, Swiffer Wet Jet refills (liquid) & pads, Clorox wipes

  • packages of socks (all sizes), adult and children's underwear (all sizes), T-shirts (all sizes)
  • sweatpants and sweatshirts (all sizes) for men and women
Grocery Items:
  • Individual fruit and pudding cups; individual microwave meals; hot chocolate; family-size frozen entrees (Stouffers mac & cheese, lasagna, etc.); flavored coffee creamers; single packets of sugar, Stevia, Equal; canned soup; apples, oranges, bananas, food storage containers (all sizes)
Miscellaneous Items:
  • gift cards: Wegmans, Amazon, Target, Walmart, Home Depot, gas cards
  • batteries: AA, AAA
  • food containers, plastic, various sizes
  • spoons & forks, plastic
  • dish towels, dish cloths, pot holders
  • toilet paper
  • napkins
  • tissues
  • 13- & 55-gallon trash bags
  • liquid hand soap
  • sponges

Volunteers Needed:
  • Gardening Help:
    - Groups to maintain a section of our garden, regularly.

Please visit our website at for information on volunteers needed.  Email if you are interested in volunteer opportunities.

Information reviewed by agency 8/3/19. (Wish List updated.)

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