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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS)

1099 Jay St., Bldg. J
Rochester, NY 14611
Phone: 585-339-9800 x258
Contact: Allison Ewing

Our mission: We walk with those who need us the most as they journey toward independence, with dignity, to reach their full human potential. As a member of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, we advocate for those in need throughout all stages of life, and work in partnership with faith communities of all denominations and all who are committed to addressing local needs.

Wish List:
  • air mattresses
  • new backpacks 
  • batteries (all sizes)
  • new bed pillows 
  • new blankets and sheets, all sizes
  • new card games and board games, Uno, Trouble
  • bus passes
  • cleaning supplies: laundry, dish, sponges, etc.
  • diapers (all sizes) Pull-Ups (all sizes)
  • nonperishable food items
  • garden supplies: rakes, leaf bags
  • gas cards
  • gift cards: Walmart, Target, Wegmans, Tops, Lowe's, Home Depot
  • gift cards to food stores to supply emergency food for consumers
  • hammers, tool belts, levels, tape measures (new or gently used)
  • new mattress encasement covers, all sizes
  • paper products: e.g., paper towels, and toilet paper
  • personal care items for men and women: e.g., shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, adult diapers/Depends
  • pet supplies
  • New socks and underwear, all genders, all sizes
  • steamers, handheld
  • new sweatpants and sweatshirts
  • tickets to movies, sporting events, plays, concerts, amusement parks
  • new towels, all sizes
  • new vacuum cleaners
  • new winter hats, gloves, boots, and coats (new), all genders, all sizes
Because of lack of storage, we are unable to accept furniture, clothing, and appliances.

Volunteers Needed:
For up-to-date volunteer opportunities, visit:


Input from agency 1/12/22. Combined former agencies: Catholic Charities Community Center and Catholic Family Charities.

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