Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Heritage Christian Services

275 Kenneth Dr., Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: 585-340-5780
Contact: Kelly Nash

Heritage Christian Services touches the lives of thousands of children and adults, many in the greater Rochester and Buffalo regions. In addition to assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we provide a variety of services that foster opportunities for all people to build communities of awareness and inclusion.

Wish Book:
  • clothes (new or gently-used) for A Second Thought Resale Shop, the agency thrift store, in E. Rochester.
    Call the store at 340-5730.
  • horseback-riding-show clothes. Call 872-2540.
  • riding equipment for the therapeutic equestrian program at Heritage Christian Stables in Webster. Call Lorrie Renker at 872-2540.
  • toys and medical supplies to be put in small sewing bags to be delivered to Guatemala by International Ministries teams. Call Lida Merrill at 340-2092.

Volunteers Needed:
Call Kelly Nash at (585) 340-5780 or Kim Kennedy at (585) 340-2016.
  • Fall Cleanup: Assist with raking leaves at any of our homes in Monroe County -- a great team building or family activity for a Saturday!
  • A Second Thought Resale Shop: volunteer store assistants needed to sort, prepare donations, and handle transactions. Training provided.
  • Springdale Farm: volunteers for events held year-round to help with parking, concessions, kids' crafts, and more.
  • Heritage Christian Stables: leaders and side walkers to assist people with disabilities while riding a horse. No experience necessary. Training provided.
  • Pieters Family Life Center: sports coaches to support recreational athletic activities, including Special Olympics training.
  • Assist the café manager during events, including making various coffee beverages, cleaning the café area, and serving customers.
  • Gardening: maintain a sensory garden once a month in one of our homes in Penfield.

Information reviewed by agency 8/20/18. (Wish List and Volunteers Needed updated.)

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