Welcome to Rochester's
Community Wishbook

Website last updated: October 3, 2018

Your Guide to Charities in and around Rochester, NY                    

Rochester's Community Wishbook provides a central source for all Rochester-area charities to list their
Items Needed and Volunteer Needs, as well as Special Events that help the agencies raise funds.
Detailed information is provided for each listed charity.


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 directly 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
   
FEATURED CHARITIES  In POST newspapers dated October 4, 2018
 

• Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc.

• Child Life Program, Rochester General Hospital

Click on the charity name for detailed information.

WISH of the Month for SEPTEMBER 2018

 
Agencies needing

FURNITURE, Office Furniture, and Outdoor Furniture

Use THIS LINK for details.

SPECIAL OFFER for Agencies:

A very generous offer for furniture from RIT

 

Mr. Ethan Koval, Program Director of Goodbye Goodbuy, RIT's Move Out Program reported early in September that there were hundreds of high quality furniture items at RIT that were designated to be thrown out. They will be donated to those who need furniture.

Please contact Mr Koval at Ekoval88@outlook.com if you are interested.

  Coming Soon!  
The New 2018-2019 Printed Wishbook

The new print version of Rochester's Charity Giving Guide will be available later in October, 2018.

Look for the new, fully up to date Wishbooks at these locations:
• Free-literature racks at local business locations
Mallboards at Eastview, Marketplace, and Greece Ridge Malls
• Beginning in November, at most Monroe County Public Library locations

THANKS to sponsors of the printed version: MP Media.
MP Media has supported local charities for many years by printing the Wishbook and publishing periodic articles that help the agencies. 

Thanks also to Northstar Delivery for their special considerations  distributing the Wishbook

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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The Rochester Community Charities 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)