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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc.

1058 Clifford Ave.
Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: 585-209-5085 (office)
Contact: Sonja Green

Toll-Free: 1-888-357-5337

Gathering Place of Purpose is a non-profit organization. Our mission is providing hope to our community members who have been affected by poverty and fighting hunger. We donate children's clothing, footwear, food, socks and hygiene products. We provide resources and information to our community specifically to people who are suffering from mental illness and people who suffer from domestic violence issues. Serving in Monroe County.
Food Pantry: Wednesday 10 am to 12 noon
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. is in need of a donated commercial building; or mansion from private owner for emergency housing for women who suffer from a domestic violence situation. Please contact Sonja Green if you can help. Gathering Place of Purpose has 501(c)(3) status.
Also needed are a large tent for revival events, folding chairs, and folding tables for registration.

Wish List:
  • coffee, tea bags
  • commercial space
  • computer
  • computer desk
  • financial donations
  • food shelf for canned goods 
  • freezer bags (large)
  • gift cards: Wegmans, Walmart, Staples, Best Buy
  • toys for children
  • mini mouthwash
  • mini-van
  • office space
  • office supplies
  • socks
  • snacks, healthy
  • toiletries
  • turkeys for holidays, etc.
  • tent for revival meetings
  • folding chairs
  • folding tables for registration
  • donated building to be used as a food pantry

Volunteers Needed:
  • Help distribute bread and pastries from Panera on Mondays at noon, corner of Jefferson Ave. and Iceland Park 
  • Grant writers.
  • Fundraising events.
  • Educational seminars.

Information reviewed by agency 6/22/21. (Food Pantry information added.)

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