Welcome to Rochester's
Community Wishbook

Website last updated: June 22, 2018

Your Guide to Charities in and around Rochester, NY                    

The Wishbook provides a central source for Rochester charities to list the
Items Needed and Volunteer Needs, as well as Special Events that help the agencies raise funds.


1. Use the listings to find a charity that needs your donated item or volunteer skill.
2. Follow the link to the agency's page, and call or email the agency to arrange for delivery or pickup of a listed item, or for details on volunteering.

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About the Wishbook
Contact Us
Info for Agencies
Latest FEATURED CHARITIES  In POST newspapers
dated
 June 21, 2018
 

• Somali Community Outreach & Education Center, Inc.

• Twelve Corners Day Care Center

Click on the charity name for detailed information.

WISH of the Month for JUNE 2018

 
Agencies looking for 

Building and Home Improvement Supplies,

plus, some charities that offera wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

Use THIS LINK for details.

 FOR AGENCIES ONLY:

Generous offers that can help you with fundraising events:

• Have your next event at the Strathallan Hotel & Spa through 2018.
 NO Site Rental Fees for charitable events, complimentary hors d'oeuvre, reduced food and beverage minimums. 
Contact Jill Orologio at 585-241-7111 or jorologio@mcmrochester.com to plan your next fundraiser, board meeting, or volunteer/donor appreciation gathering.

• Experienced volunteer Bob Riley offers his services as a DJ and Emcee to any charitable organization running a fundraiser or special event. Contact Bob at 585-429-7333 or ripriley@frontiernet.net.

 For more details, see the Info for Agencies page.


2017-2018 
Printed Wishbook
The 2017-2018 Printed Wishbook
Stocks have diminished at local free-literature racks. Local library branches may have a supply.

If you need a copy, or multiple copies for your group, please send an email with your address & quantity to wishbook@rochester.rr.com. We even pay postage.

THANKS to sponsors of the printed version: MP Media and Ronald McDonald House.

MP Media has supported local charities for many years by printing the Wishbook and publishing periodic articles that help the agencies. Ronald McDonald House is a repeat sponsor.

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     environmental logo
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 hoursThere 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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Website construction and service by andrewm@rochester.rr.com
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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

Please send comments, suggestions, corrections, etc. to wishbook@rochester.rr.com.

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Links to other Rochester-area websites:

RochesterCares!

United Way of Greater Rochester - Volunteers

freecycle /RochesterNY

Visit Rochester

JustServe
(Coordination for Agencies and Volunteers)