Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish
Rochester, NY 14623
Contact: Noreen Mancini
Angel Care is a pro-life ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish that assists new mothers, who are referred to us and in need of baby items that are necessary upon the birth of their child. Our main goal is to provide them with a new portable baby bed so new mothers can feel secure in knowing their child will be safe while sleeping as this would otherwise be difficult for them to provide on their own. We also provide new and gently used baby items upon request (refer to wish list). Referrals are made by social workers, case workers, and other contacts from various social agencies, hospitals, etc. that work with women during their pregnancy and new mothers in need.
- baby clothes (new or gently used; sizes birth to 12 months; all seasons), onesies, sleepers, socks, seasonal outerwear (especially snowsuits)
- baby wipes
- blankets: receiving and crib types
- diaper bags
- diaper cream, shampoo, baby wash, baby powder (NO TALC)
- disposable diapers (sizes 1 and 2 only)
- hooded towels, washcloths
- monetary donations to help purchase new portable baby beds can be sent to St. Marianne Cope Parish, 2061 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623. “Angel Care” must appear on memo line.
- Volunteers available during the day (preferably in the Rush-Henrietta area for convenience) to call a remote phone number, take information from phone message, return call (usually to a community agency social worker, case worker, etc.), assemble items requested at Angel Care site and have them ready for pickup.
- Volunteers to be present at Angel Care site Thursday mornings from 11 am to 1 pm to give out requested orders to referring social worker case worker, etc.
- Volunteers to pick up portable baby beds (pack-and-play types) that are ordered at local retailers in Henrietta and deliver to Angel Care site.
- Shop garage sales, etc., for gently-used baby clothing for use in layettes (items donated to Angel Care by shopper).
- Volunteers to knit/crochet baby sweaters, hats, crib blankets for layettes.