Welcome to Rochester's

Community Wishbook

Status of LOCAL CHARITIES during the Coronavirus Crisis (11/05/2020):
Many local charities are now open to receive donated items. Fewer are accepting volunteers at this time. Others remain closed during the current situation. Each charity's listing on this website includes their website address, email address, and telephone number. 
PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CHARITY BEFORE Donating.

SPECIAL NEED: Mothers in Need of Others Ministry  has some critcal needs in the areas of baby supplies, personal and feminine hygiene products and cleaning supplies. Please click on the link for details.

WELCOME BACK:
 Asbury First Storehouse  is OPEN on a limited basis. See their page for limitations.
 Recovery Houses of Rochester is also relisted.
We are happy to see you both back in the 'business' of helping others!

Community Wishbook

Rochester's Charity Giving Guide
provides a central source for Rochester NY-area charities to list their Items Needed and Volunteer Needs, as well as Special Events that help the agencies.

Email Address:  wishbook.roc@gmail.com. (Previous email still good throughout 2020.) 

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Note: All but a few charities have updated or confirmed their information during September and October, 2020. The date at the end of each listing shows the last time the charity submitted or confirmed their listing.

website last updated: November 23, 2020

Featured Charities This Week  (in Post newspaper s dated November 19, 2020
 • 
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
 • 
WestSide Express

Both agencies are open. Check with them for hours of operation. Click on agency name above for details. 

Thanks to MP Media for publishing weekly and monthly articles since 2001. 

No Printed Wishbook This Year
Because of challenging conditions this year, no sponsor was found for the printed version of the Wishbook this fall. Copies of the 2019-2020 publication are still available. There have been many updates to the information since the printed version was last produced in October 2019. However, if you or your group need copies for any reason, we can help. Send us an ema
il at wishbook.roc@gmail.com, and we will get them to you.

Thanks to all who have donated items or volunteered their time to help a local charity.
Please ... If you have something to donate, and cannot make a connection using this site, contact us at wishbook@rochester.rr.com.

Note: The Wishbook does not accept donations or keep an inventory of items.
Please use the information you find here to make arrangements directly with the agency.


Please Recycle
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For items that cannot be donated, see Monroe County's Residential Recycling Guidelines.

Most Monroe County residential waste items, including computers & other electronics, are accepted for recycling at Ecopark, 10 Avion Drive (off Paul Road), during their regular hours. There is no fee for disposing of these items and no appointment is necessary.
For more information including hours of operation, directions, and a list of materials accepted, visit www.monroecounty.gov/ecopark or call 585-753-7600 (option #3).


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The Community Wishbook is a service of Helping Community Charities, incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization June 20, 2000,
in Rochester, NY.

President: Nona M. Maurer

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