Welcome to Rochester's

Community Wishbook

Community Wishbook                         
Rochester's Charity Giving Guide
The Wishbook provides a central source for Rochester, NY-area charities to list their 
Items Needed
and Volunteer Needs, plus Special Events that help the agencies.

Email Address:  wishbook.roc@gmail.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.


The date at the end of each listing indicates when the agency last confirmed or updated their information. For best results, check with the agency before donating.


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RWishbook     or     Wishbook.roc.

website last updated: October 15, 2021

Another Source for VOLUNTEER Listings: See United Way's VOLUNTEER UNITED page at https://uwrochester.galaxydigital
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Resource for PARKINSON'S Patients:
Connecting Voices is a voice treatment program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease, led by music therapist Melinda Schirmer. One-hour sessions are held Fridays at 1 pm at the Schottland Family YMCA, 2300 W. Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY 14534.  For information, call 585-558-2334 or email contact@accentwellness.org. Website: accentwellness.org/music-therapy-services/ .____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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 585-218-1887 x2 or email to mhartman@jfsrochester.org


Featured Charities This Week 
 Listed in Post Newspapers dated October 14, 2021:

Kirkhaven
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc.
 For information, click on the agency’s name.

The Friends of the Gates Public Library organization is looking for volunteers!
• Social Media/Publicity  • 
Newsletter/Brochure Editor  • Board Members  • Book Sales
Interested? Email the Friends at books4gatesfriends@yahoo.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 wishbook.roc@gmail.com.


Please Recycle
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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).


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 Website established December 2000.      

Comments, questions? Contact us at wishbook.roc@gmail.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

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