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Flower City Habitat for Humanity - details
 

Flower City Habitat for Humanity

755 Culver Rd.
Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: 585-546-1470
Contact: Ken Braley (see below for contact person for Habitat ReStore donations)

We believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live, and each day we invite partner families, volunteers, and donors to roll up their sleeves together. Through shelter, we empower ourselves, our neighbors, and our community. Since 1984, we have built or renovated more than 240 homes!

Habitat ReStore

755 Culver Road Rochester, NY 14609, and
2199 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: (585) 697-2012 and (585) 444-9588
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials, and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price.

By shopping, donating, or volunteering at Habitat ReStores, you help keep quality, usable home improvement items out of local landfills and help us build more decent, affordable housing in Rochester and around the world.

Habitat ReStore Goals:  • Fund Flower City Habitat’s mission.    • Keep as many materials out of our landfills as possible.
 • Provide a resource for inexpensive DIY supplies.


Wishlist:
For Habitat ReStore
Contact Dan Petronio at 585-697-2012 or dpetronio@rochesterhabitat.org.
Donation pickups by appointment only. Walk-in donations are welcome during normal business hours. 
Please refer to our lists of acceptable and non-acceptable items before making a donation: www.rochesterhabitat.org/ReStore/Donate/WhatWeAccept.aspx.
  • appliances
  • cabinets
  • doors
  • flooring 
  • furniture
  • hardware
  • lighting 
  • lumber
  • plumbing
  • roofing and gutters
  • wall coverings
  • windows and screens

Volunteers Needed:
Contact Ken Braley at 585-546-1470 x315 or kbraley@rochesterhabitat.org.
  • Faith Builds: Our faiths have some differences, but we come together knowing that we are more the same than different. We all believe in the same vision, a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
  • Global Village: Opportunities for those who wish to work on Habitat's many national and global efforts. These include: advocacy, disaster relief, national and international volunteer trips.
  • Group Volunteering (Construction): Team-Building days with Flower City Habitat for Humanity are one of the most fun, impactful, and fulfilling volunteer opportunities around. Not only do we build quality affordable homes, but we also build your team's network, sense of comradery, and more!
  • Leaders Build: Through Flower City Habitat's annual Leaders Build Series, Rochester area business and community leaders get a chance to step "out of the board room" and onto the construction site.
  • ReStore: Volunteers help our nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers to keep quality and usable items out of the landfill, and raise money for our mission.
  • Students & Youth: Across the country, high school and college students partner with Habitat for Humanity by forming campus clubs and chapters that advocate, fundraise, and volunteer with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates. Clubs and chapters plug into Habitat run activities as well as their own activities such as awareness activities on campus.
  • Veterans Build: Focused on home ownership and repairs; training and employment; and volunteer engagement and continued service of community for U.S. veterans, military service members, and their families.
  • Women Build: Teams of women combine their fundraising efforts and volunteer build days to make another Habitat home possible. The 14th Women Build house in Rochester broke ground on July 17, 2018.
  • Young Professionals: HYP provides a unique opportunity to connect emerging leaders and socially conscious young adults with every part of Habitat, and with each other. Not only do we build quality affordable homes, but we also build your skills, network, sense of community, and more.

Information reviewed by agency 8/16/18. (Wish List and Volunteers Needed updated.)


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