Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc.

942 Joseph Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: 585-338-2420
Contact: Maggie Harris

Provides tutoring, counseling, and career development for elementary school children ages 4 to 13. Gives clothes, shoes, and school supplies to school-age children; and provides some household items for needy families every Wednesday from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Teen program provides career development help for teens ages 13 to 16. Traveling summer day camp, basketball for youth and young adults.


Wish List:
 Needed for after-school program and summer camp:
  • passenger van for field trips with summer camp children
  • art supplies: markers, water colors, poster board, Popsicle sticks, tempera paints, old buttons, sequins/stars,  crayons, glue, ribbons
  • paper products:  paper plates, cups, bowls, paper towels, and toilet paper
  • gift cards:  Staples, Dollar Tree, Wegmans, Tops,  Walmart
  • postage stamps
  • bath towels for summer camp swimming
  • bus day passes
  • gas cards
  • tickets or passes to theaters and sporting events
  • freezer bags
  • masking tape
  • pencil sharpener
  • playing cards, board games, simple puzzles
  • children‘s books (chapter books)
  • flash cards
  • baby food jars, empty
  • snacks (individually wrapped), juice boxes
  • peanut butter, flour, salt, spices
  • plastic containers (assorted sizes)
  • exercise bike
  • alarm clocks
  • hand cart, two-wheel
  • tablecloths, disposable
  • Clorox wipes
  • cleaning supplies
  • macrame yarn
  • backpacks, new
  • yard games:  volleyball, badminton, jump ropes
Additional needs:
  • bathing suits, towels, and socks
  • craft kits for 25 kids
  • fans (industrial-size)
  • gift cards: for food needs
  • help with after-school expenses
  • juice boxes, snacks (individually wrapped)
  • money donations for travelling Summer Day Camp (any amount)
  • pennies (we have a Million Pennies Drive)
  • winter coats, knit hats, gloves, shoes, boots, sneakers (various sizes)

Volunteers Needed:

Information reviewed by agency 8/1/18.

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