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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester

1 South Washington Street
Suite 405
Rochester , NY 14614
Phone: 585-442-2250
Contact: Vanity Fagan

One-to-one mentoring agency serving children ages 8 to 16 in Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans, and Yates counties.

Items you donate go directly to our youth programs and the families we serve. To donate items, please contact Vanity Fagan, at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (numbers listed above). Please mention your donation is affiliated with our Community Wishbook listing.

Wish List:
  • books: multicultural
  • bottled water, juice boxes
  • cleaning supplies: Clorox wipes, all-purpose spray, sponges, garbage bags, etc.
  • craft supplies: puffy paint, glue, fuse beads, etc.
  • first-aid supplies
  • gift cards
  • gift baskets to be raffled off at events
  • movie tickets, game tickets, kid activities like the Clubhouse, Altitude, etc.
  • monetary donations
  • passes: sporting events, concerts, theater, etc.
  • rolling carts
  • snacks, individually packaged, kid-friendly, non-perishable
  • STEM activity kits
  • tissue paper, unused
  • volunteers

Volunteers Needed:
  • Mentors age 18 and over to be matched with youth 8 to 16 awaiting friendship.
  • "Be a Big:" Help a child reach his or her potential in a fun, friendly, one-to-one relationship with life-changing impact. As a "Big," you will meet with your "Little" a few hours every week for at least one year. One of our professional staff will be assigned to your match and will be available to support you every step of the way. We have hundreds of fun (and inexpensive) ideas.

Information reviewed by agency 9/12/23.  (Wish List updated.