Welcome to Rochester's
Community Wishbook

Website last updated: January 18, 2018

Your Guide to Charities in and around Rochester, NY                    

The Wishbook provides a central source for Rochester charities to list their 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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Info for Agencies

THIS WEEK's Featured Charities In POST newspapers dated January 18, 2018

  Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc.

•  Honeoye Falls/Lima FISH

Click on charity name for detailed information.

 FOR AGENCIES ONLY:


THREE generous offers, recently submitted, that can help you with fundraising events:

• Have your event at the Strathallan Hotel & Spa. NO Site Rental Fees for charitable events and complimentary light appetizers supplied by Strathallan for charity events until March 31, 2018.
Contact Jill Orologio at 585-241-7111 or jill.orologio@mcmrochester.com.

• 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.

 • Texas Roadhouse in Henrietta offers 10 percent of the sales that result from your efforts during a specific time period. Contact reyhas.txrh@gmik.com for details.

 For more, see the Info for Agencies page.


WISH of the Month for January 2018
Agencies looking for volunteer 

Grant Writers,  

Board Members,  

and Committee Members

Use THIS LINK for details.

Special
Need:
Shelter Volunteers
Dimitri House is in desperate need for shelter volunteers for their 2017-2018 winter season. Please call 585-325-1796 or email Heidi Markham at hmarkham@dimitri-house.org to inquire about volunteering in the shelter this winter.   www.dimitri-house.org.

Special Need:
Women's Boots and Winter Coats
(Sizes 4 to 3X)

Angels of Mercy, Inc. wishes you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! As we move forward, let's give thanks for our warm homes, food, running water and gift of family and friends.

We are serving a tremendous number of women and girls with the wonderful donations that have been brought in. The response to helping those in need has been amazing. With the colder weather, we have the need for coats (size 4 women's to size 3X), and for boots
692 N. Winton Road, Rochester 14609. Phone: 585-730-4556. www.angelsofmercyny.org.



NEW
2017-2018 
Printed Wishbook
The 2017-2018 Printed Wishbook is now available.
Look for it in local free-literature racks, at Mallboards at Eastview, Marketplace, and Greece Ridge Malls. Also, check at local library branches.

If you just can't wait, or you need multiple copies for your group, please send an email with your address & quantity to wishbook@rochester.rr.com. 

THANKS to sponsors of the 2017-18 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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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

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