UPDATED: SPECIAL NEEDS and Status of LOCAL CHARITIES during the Coronavirus Crisis
Many local charities have provided information on their Special Needs during this crisis, as well as their status (open, closed, or closed but still accepting donated items). Latest Update 6/21/2020.
AGENCIES: Please look over your Wishbook listings and send updates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have not been open, let the pubilc know when you are ready to receive donations!
NOTE: Charities may be closed or not accepting certain items at this time. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CHARITY BEFORE Donating.
Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided in each charity listing.
Rochester's Charity Giving Guide
Rochester's Community Wishbook 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 raise funds.
New Email Address: email@example.com. (Previous email good until September 1, 2020.)
Wish of the Month (In Messenger Post newspaper dated July 11):
Charities asking for Outdoor Items (for lawn and garden, including outdoor furniture).
Also, agencies needing Vans and Vehicles.
Link to charities asking for Outdoor items and Vans/Vehicles
Featured Charities This Week (in Post newspaper article dated July 9, 2020)
Both agencies are open. Check with them for hours of operation. Click on agency name above for details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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).