Rochester's Charity Giving Guide
The Wishbook is a central source where charities in the Rochester, NY, area can post their purpose, contact information, wish lists
(item and volunteer needs), and special fundraising events that help the agencies.
Email Address: 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 charity.
Google Search: RWishbook
Another Source for VOLUNTEER Listings: See United Way's VOLUNTEER UNITED page at https://uwrochester.galaxydigital
Resource for PARKINSON'S Patients:
Connecting Voices is a voice training program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease, led by music therapist Melinda Schirmer. One-hour sessions using vocal exercises and familiar songs are held Fridays at 1 pm at the Schottland Family YMCA, 2300 W. Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Stop by, or see https://accentwellness.org/connecting-voices-for-people-with-parkinsons/ for information.
SPECIAL NEED: Jewish Family Services' Affordable Housing Program is asking for a donation of 12-14 lb frozen turkeys for this year's Thanksgiving baskets. Last year they served 111 families. If you can help, please contact Mandy Hartman at 585-216-1887 x2 or email to email@example.com.
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.
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).