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).
This list was last updated Wednesday, May 16, 2020.
AGENCIES: Please look over your Wishbook listings and send updates to email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Previous email good until September 1, 2020.)
Wish of the Month (Messenger Post newspaper Ad running the week of May 3):
List of charities asking for
• Volunteers for Telephoning and Couselling from home./monthlywishadmin.html
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Featured Charities This Week (in Post newspaper article dated May 21, 2020)
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 email@example.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.
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).