Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook

Items Needed Index

ITEMS NEEDED

Have an Item to Donate? Here's Who Needs It!

- Click on a category below for a list of agencies that have requested items in that category.

- Click on the agency's name in the list to go directly to the agency's page.
   (The page lists the contact person, email address, phone number, and details about the items needed.)

- Call or email the contact person at the agency to make arrangements for delivery or pickup of your item.


Donated items should be clean, useable, and in good or very good condition, with no missing pieces or pages (puzzles, games, books, etc.). Clothing should be clean, and not torn or stained. When in doubt, call the charity. Thanks for your help.

For items that cannot be donated, see Monroe County's Residential Recycling Guidelines

Most Monroe County residential waste items, including computers and other electronic equipment, are accepted for recycling at Ecopark, 10 Avion Drive (off Paul Road), during their regular collection hours. There is no fee for disposing of these items and no appointment is necessary.

For more information including hours of operation, directions, and a list of materials accepted, visit www.monroecounty.gov/ecopark or call (585) 753-7600 (option #3).

  


Appliances

  


A Meal and More, Inc. (restaurant-grade kitchen appliances: convection oven, food processor, etc.)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (electric broom)
Arc of Genesee Orleans (food processor, large industrial-size scales, industrial size shredders)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (space heaters, fans)
Breast Cancer Coalition (vacuum cleaner)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (shampooer, vacuum cleaner)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (vacuum cleaners, handheld steamers)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator with freezer)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (air conditioners, fans, refrigerators, stoves - all in good condition; alarm clock0)
CP Rochester (refrigerator)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (kitchen appliances - see list, Keurig coffeemaker (black), pet vacuums)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (appliances)
East House (small appliances: blenders, toasters, mixers, apt-size microwaves)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (working appliances)
Gates Historical Society (standing box fans)
Greece Little League (gas range, heat lamp -- see listing)
Grow Green Rochester
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (washers, dryers, gas & electric stoves, refrigerators, freezers)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (dehumidifier)
Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter (Shake Awake or other vibrating alarm clock)
Home Start Hope (coffee makers, toasters, irons, wall clocks)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (microwaves)
Monroe Community Hospital (household goods)
Open Door Mission, Inc.
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (small refrigerators, microwaves, blender/juicer)
Outreach Community Center Inc. (upright or chest freezers)
Ryan's Case for Smiles (sewing machine in good working order, under 5 years old)
St. John's Home (digital clocks)
Saint's Place (small appliances: esp. rice cookers, irons, working vacuum cleaners, clock radios)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (manual can openers)
SewGreen @ Rochester (sewing machine)
VA Medical Center (alarm clocks)
Villa of Hope (hair dryers, flat irons, curling irons, alarm clocks)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (microwaves, toaster ovens)

Arts and Crafts

  


American Red Cross
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (cotton fabric - not white)
The Arc of Monroe
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Breast Cancer Coalition (pink wired ribbon, Velcro tape)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams (Crayola markers, Sharpie markers and pens, paint pens, votive lights)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (craft supplies: markers, paper, paint brushes, paint)
Catholic Family Center (CFC)
CDS Wolf Foundation
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (arts and crafts supplies)
Child Life Program, Rochester General Hospital (activity or craft kits, crayons, markers, etc.)
Children's Institute (construction paper, markers, crayons, foam shapes)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (art books, art supplies: see listing)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (art supplies: see list; macrame yarn, craft kits)
CompassionNet-Lifetime Care (art supplies, craft kits, stepping stone kits, hand mold kits)
Compeer of Livingston County
CP Rochester (color masking tape, dry erase boards and markers, glue sticks, glue, etc.)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (art items, craft kits)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (drawing and painting supplies)
DePaul
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (art supplies, pads of drawing paper)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (supplies and drawing paper)
East House (craft supplies, craft storage, drawing paper, drawing pencils, oil or water paints, canvas)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (knitting, crochet needles, yarn, beads for bracelets: especially teal beads, scrapbooking supplies, rubber stamps, stamp pads)
Flower City Arts Center (letterpress type, print making supplies - see list, paper making deckles, paper cutting supplies)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (coloring books, sketch pads, crayons, markers, colored pencils)
The Friendly Home (new bags of Poly-Fil/fiber-fil, washable yarn in at least 2-oz skeins)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (photo albums, art supplies, paper)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (pipe cleaners, colored markers, poster board, stickers, pony beads)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (small-size bead jewelry or art kits)
The Hochstein School (art supplies - see list)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc.
Mary Cariola Children's Center (activity books for crafts, stickers, drawing pads)
Monroe Community Hospital (craft supplies)
Monroe County Jail (art supplies)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (wide mesh tulle fabric)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (art supplies)
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (art supplies, construction paper)
Refugees Helping Refugees (cotton fabric)
Ryan's Case for Smiles
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (fleece fabric, yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles)
SewGreen @ Rochester
(leftover fabric 12 x 12 in., yarn, notions, sewing machines, sewing-related items and supplies)
Strong Behavioral Health (various arts and crafts items -- see listing)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (yarn, felt, colored paper, cookie cutters, fabric scraps)
VA Medical Center (model kits, paint-by-numbers kits)
Villa of Hope (art supplies)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (kits, supplies)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (art supplies)

Baby Items

  


Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (baby clothes, wipes, bibs, disposable diapers, etc. - see listing)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (disposable diapers, formula, breastfeeding aids, crib sheets – see list)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (diapers, Pull-Ups: all sizes)
Brighton Food Cupboard (formula, diapers, baby food, wipes)
Cameron Community Ministries (baby items: formula, clothes, blankets; diapers: all sizes)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (diapers, wipes, unopened cans of formula, playpens, high chairs, bouncy seats, baby clothes newborn to 5T)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (new diapers, wipes)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (diapers and pull-ups, all sizes)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (diapers, see list)
Child Life Program, Rochester General Hospital (infant sleep sacs)
CP Rochester (diaper wipes, swim diapers)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (baby formula, diapers)
Daystar Kids (Gerber foods)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (diapers, baby clothes, blankets, bibs, pacifiers, etc.)
G.R.A.S.P., Inc. (wooden baby gates)
Isaiah House (baby wipes)
Junior League of Rochester (wipes, Pull-Ups, diaper cream, diapers and funds to buy diapers)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (baby wipes)
Mission Share (diapers, clothes, wipes, shampoo, etc. - see listing)
Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO) (various baby items: see listing - please call or email for pickup)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (baby wipes)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (soft blocks, board books, child gates, large bibs, clothes for 18 months to size 6)
Saint's Place  (baby diapers)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (diapers, diaper wipes)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (disposable diapers, child gates)
Willow Domestic Violence Center (Pull-Ups, baby nail clippers, baby bottle brushes, new umbrella stroller)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (various baby items, toys, & baby furniture - see listing)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (diapers, diaper bags, infant formula, new strollers, new high chairs, new car seats, new cribs, new baby and toddler clothes)

Batteries

  


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (AA, AAA, C, D)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (all sizes)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (batteries)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (all sizes)
CP Rochester (C, AA, AAA)
Daystar Kids (AA, D, C)
Gates Historical Society (AA, D, 9V)
Monroe Community Hospital (all sizes)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (batteries, all sizes)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (all sizes)
Rochester Childfirst Network (any size)
Ronald McDonald House (batteries: AA, AAA)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (AA, C, D)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (9-volt)

Books

  


Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (books on pregnancy, breastfeeding)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (books in English and Spanish; specialty books, brochures – see list)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (field guides for birds)
Breast Cancer Coalition (books about breast cancer and other cancers)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (workbooks, word-find and crossword puzzle books)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (children's books)
Child Life Program, Rochester General Hospital (word-search books, Sudoku books)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (books: especially picture books and early readers)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (art books)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (children's books)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (new books for newborns through late teens, Sudoku books, puzzle books, word-find books)
DePaul (books)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (new or gently-used picture books and chapter books)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (adult coloring books)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (children's books)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (used books in good condition)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (children's books)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (teen coloring books with color pencils)
Grow Green Rochester (instructional materials for children on gardening)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique books)
The Hochstein School (children's books that describe or picture musical instruments)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (children's all ages)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (early-reader books: grades 1-5 )
Monroe County Jail (paperback books: crosswords, Sodoku, word-search
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (books, board books)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (children's books, Spanish-English dictionaries)
Rochester Childfirst Network (board books)
Rochester Education Foundation (new books for children pre-K to 12th grade)
Rush Public Library (good-quality used books for book sale)
St. John's Home (large-print books ONLY, books on CDs)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (Bibles, children's books)
SewGreen @ Rochester
Strong Behavioral Health (books for adults)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (books for children ages 3 months through 12 years) 
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (books for young adults, SAT prep books)

Building, Home Improvement

  


American Red Cross (collapsible hand cart, two-wheeled hand truck)
The Arc of Monroe
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (non climb horse fence)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (stain or paint, lumber for boardwalk, plywood, roofing materials, solar lighting, scrub brushes, sisal rope)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (furniture paint, screen door)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (two-wheel hand cart)
Daystar Kids (colored or patterned duct tape)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (sandpaper and wood forms, large nuts and bolts)
Flower City Arts Center (pottery wheels & equipment - see list, mop buckets with wheels)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (cabinets, doors, flooring, hardware, lumber, plumbing, roofing, gutters, wall coverings, windows, screens, etc.)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (portable staging)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (donated building for food pantry, donated tent for revival meetings)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (gas-powered wood splitter, bow saws, chain saws, paintbrushes)
Greece Little League (lumber)
Grow Green Rochester (wood: 2x4)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (doors, windows, plumbing & electrical supplies, lumber, etc.: see list)
New York Museum of Transportation (exterior paint, exhibit materials)
Rochester Greenovation (screws, nuts, bolts, sandpaper, new awning over door)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (clean paint rollers, paint brushes, roller trays, tray liners, acrylic paint, gray primer)

Cameras, Video Cameras

  


Bivona Child Advocacy Center (videotaping equipment)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (trail camera)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (digital cameras)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (security cameras and installation)
Daystar Kids (digital camera)
East House (digital cameras: 8MP or higher)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (single-use cameras)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (cameras for children)
Outreach Community Center Inc. (digital camera)

CD, MP3, Sound Players

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (radios, stereos)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (stereo systems)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (CD players, cassette players, headphones)
Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter (amplified telephone, personal amplifiers, personal FM system, neck loop)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (MP3 players and speakers, portable CD players, Bluetooth speakers, Blu-ray player, headphones)
St. John's Home (CD player, personal-size CD players)
Strong Behavioral Health (karaoke system)
Villa of Hope (MP3 players, iPods, headphones)

CDs, Tapes, Records

  


Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (used music CDs, DVDs)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (CDs and cassettes for children)
The Hochstein School (CDs of music for children)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (educational CDs: Math, English Language Arts)
Strong Behavioral Health (relaxation CDs)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (blank CDRs)

Clothing

  


Angels of Mercy, Inc. (professional clothing for women, white plastic hangers)
Asbury First Storehouse
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (mittens, hats, scarves for moms and babies, pajamas for birth to 24 months, snowsuits, pram suits for newborns, handmade sweaters, booties)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Cameron Community Ministries (new socks & underwear, men's clothing)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (baby clothes, size newborn to 5T)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (children's winter clothes, pants, new socks & underwear)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (new winter hats and gloves)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (new socks, underwear; winter clothing: all sizes & genders - new or used)
Center for Youth Services (gloves, hat, scarves, socks, underwear)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (school uniforms)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (winter coats, knit hats, gloves, shoes, boots, sneakers in various sizes)
Compeer Rochester, Inc. (winter gloves, knit hats)
CP Rochester (bathing suits for boys and girls)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (new socks and underwear)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (see list)
DePaul (new clothing for adult holiday gifts)
Dimitri House (winter apparel)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc.
Flower City Arts Center (clean T-shirts for rags, new T-shirts)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (baby & children's clothes, women's & men's clothes)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc.
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (socks)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (work gloves, fire gloves)
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet
Heritage Christian Services (new or gently-used clothing, horseback riding show clothes)
House of Mercy (sweat pants, adult underwear, socks, flip-flops, shoes, boots, sneakers)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (mascot costumes; dress-up items: police, fireman, etc.)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (gently-used coats always needed)
Isaiah House (nightgowns)
Mission Share (clothing for men, women, babies - see list; winter hats, gloves, coats: all new) 
Monroe Community Hospital
Monroe County Jail (men's coats: L & XL, hats, gloves)
Moonshadow's Spirit (fun socks for men and women)
Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO) (baby and toddler clothes - preemie to 5T; maternity clothes - all sizes, and nursing items: please call or email for pickup) 
Open Door Mission, Inc.
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (winter clothing & children's clothing - see list; socks, underwear, dress-up clothes for toddlers and preschoolers, smocks)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (costumes, dress-up costumes for children)
Refugees Helping Refugees
Rochester Childfirst Network (gently-used dress-up clothes, winter gear, packages of new boys' and girls' underwear)
Ronald McDonald House (socks, underwear, T-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts)
St. John's Home (lap robes, sun hats & visors)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (clothing and winter outerwear)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (purses and totes; new: socks, underwear, hats, gloves, scarves; men's sweatpants)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (dress-up clothes for children)
Urban Choice Charter School (purses and wallets, men's ties)
VA Medical Center (sneakers, socks, underwear, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, All NEW /winter coats, hats, gloves, shoes, boots)
Villa of Hope (new winter scarves)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (socks)
Willow Domestic Violence Center (new women's underwear, children's clothing, leggings, sweatpants, women's clothing, children's shoes)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (new baby and toddler clothes, socks, underwear, bras, adult leggings, and T-shirts)

Computer Accessories

  


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (flash drives)
East House (flash drives)
Flower City Arts Center (Wired Apple mice, wired Apple keyboard)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (wide-screen LCD monitors, projector for Power Point presentations)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (media projector for PowerPoint presentations)

Computer Software, Games

  


Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (computer software and games, iPads, tablets)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (educational software)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (educational software)

Computers, iPads, Tablets

  


Aurora House of Western Monroe County (PC or Mac)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (laptop computers, PC with ability to burn DVD from another DVD)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (iPad, tablet)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (iPad, tablet)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (laptop computer, iPad)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (iPad for square point of sales; Laptops: HP Dell or Lenovo only: see listing for specifics)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (Functioning laptops or tables)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (new Apple computers, Macbook Pro computers, iPads)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (computers, laptops)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (iPads, laptop computers)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (computer)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (laptop for intern use)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (iPads)
Holy Childhood (iPads, net books, laptops, computers)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (laptop)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (iPads)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (tablets or iPads for student use)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (computers)
Outreach Community Center Inc. (4 computers - Windows 7 or higher)
Pet Adoption Network (computer) 
Refugees Helping Refugees (laptops)
St. John's Home (iPads)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (laptop computers: good working condition)

Copy Paper

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (multicolored copy paper)
Advent House (copier paper)
Al Sigl Community of Agencies (unopened copy paper)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (copy paper)
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc.
Benincasa, Inc. (copy paper)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (copy paper)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research
Breast Cancer Coalition (white computer paper)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (copy paper)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower
CP Rochester
CURE Childhood Cancer Association  (white copy paper)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc.
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (copy paper)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc. (paper for copier)
Flower City Arts Center (full reams of paper stock)
Gates Historical Society (colors, 32 lb and 64 lb)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (copier paper)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc.
Isaiah House (copy paper)
Journey Home, Inc. (colored and white copy paper)
Keller's Kat Rescue Inc. (paper)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (colored paper)
Mercy Bridges
Mission Share
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (standard copy paper)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (copier paper, Xerox 28-lb digital printing paper)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (copy paper)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (copy paper)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service)
Penfield Symphony Orchestra
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (reams of 8 1/2 x 11" copier paper: any color)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (white printer paper and card stock 8 1/2 x 11)
Pet Pride of New York Inc.
Refugees Helping Refugees
Rochester Childfirst Network
Rush Public Library (paper)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (white 8 1/2 x 11)
Wild Wings, Inc. (copy/computer paper)

DVD Players, TVs, VCRs, DVDs, Videos, Movies

  


Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (DVD players, TVs)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (Led Smart TV - Vivio, Samsung)
East House (flat-screen digital TVs, DVD players, Blu-ray players)
Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc. (video recorder)

DVD Players,&nbsp;<span class="nanospell-typo">TVs</span>,&nbsp;<span class="nanospell-typo">VCRs</span>, DVDs, Videos, Movies

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (videos on DVD)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (new DVDs for newborn through late teen)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (DVDs)
DePaul (DVDs)
East House (DVDs, Blu-Ray disks)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (DVD movies: educational/musical)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (used books on DVDs)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (used or new DVDs)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (kids' workout DVDs)
Monroe Community Hospital (DVDs)

Furniture, Carpeting

  


Arc of Genesee Orleans (folding chairs, folding tables)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (mattresses and box springs in excellent/great condition)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (furniture for household apartments, beds, new mattresses or air mattresses)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (shelves)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (cabinets, furniture, lighting, etc. - see listing)
The Friendly Home (Comfortable chairs for cafeteria)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (covered bench)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (furniture: clean and in good repair, antique furniture)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (sturdy wooden table - approx 36 x 20)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (bean bag chairs, plastic wall clocks, plastic bins with lids)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (beanbag furniture, soft child-size furniture, adult-size rocking chair or glider)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (furniture: beds, dressers, sofas, table & chairs, lamps, etc.)
Saint's Place (gently-used dressers, kitchen sets, coffee tables, end tables, twin or double beds, sofas, drying racks)
Writers & Books (coat tree/rack, lamps, floor lamps)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (lamps, bed sets)

Gift Cards, Phone&nbsp;Cards

  Many listed agencies are requesting gift cards, gas cards, and phone cards. Please see individual Agency Listing for details.


Gifts, Prizes, Holiday Items, etc

  


American Red Cross (new birthday cards for adults)
Arc of Genesee Orleans (gift baskets for arts & craft supplies)
The Arc of Monroe (merchandise for silent auctions)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (gift bags)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (families & groups to provide Christmas gifts for people in need)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (holiday gifts & food baskets: November & December)
CDS Wolf Foundation (holiday decorations)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (candy & Halloween decorations for Accessible Halloween event)
Compeer of Livingston County (small gifts for men and women, miscellaneous party supplies)
DePaul (holiday gifts for adults: gloves, scarves, socks, knit hats, slippers, sweatshirts, etc.; "adopt" clients for Holiday Helpers program)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (silent auctions in-kind donations)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (gift baskets for events)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (new greeting cards - unused)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (holiday wrapping paper)
Greece Little League (raffle prizes)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique jewelry & knick-knacks)
Monroe Community Hospital (reeting cards, costume jewelry, knickknacks)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (items and prizes for events: gift baskets for raffle)
One Soldier at a Time (chocolate bars, snack-size crackers & cookies, gum, Slim Jims, Ziploc bags, votive candles, Dollar Store baskets)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (food & gifts for holiday/Christmas party for children, adult presents for staff recognition)
Strong Behavioral Health (Bingo prizes: cards, socks, books, etc.; dollar-store type items: small rewards for child/adolescent progress)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (adult presents for staff recognition)
Urban Choice Charter School (holiday ornaments and decoration, jewelry, candles)
Young and Gifted Global Ministries (baskets and candy for Easter program.)

Grocery Items

  (includes Food, Cleaning and Paper Items, etc.)


13thirty Cancer Connect (coffee, water, tissues, paper products)
A Meal and More, Inc.
Advent House
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (various items -see list0
American Red Cross (K-cups for single-serve coffee maker, coffee cups, stirrers)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (coffee, paper towels, trash bags, cleaning supplies, plastic storage bins)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (bleach)
Benincasa, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (Ziploc bags, dish &amp; hand soaps, paper cups &amp; bowls, napkins, paper towels, etc.)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (empty Pringle's cans, paper towels)
Breast Cancer Coalition (paper products, teas)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Brighton Food Cupboard (food donations, paper products, household cleaning items)
Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf
Cameron Community Ministries (food items: see list; reusable shopping bags)
Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams (New Ball Mason jars pint-size only)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (non-perishable food items, paper products, cleaning supplies)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (nonperishable food items)
Center for Youth Services (liquid laundry soap)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (cleaning supplies)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper etc.; Dawn dish detergent, hand soap, bleach, mop heads)
Community Food Cupboard of Rochester
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (paper products: paper towels, paper plates, etc; freezer bags, empty baby food jars, individual snacks, peanut butter, juice boxes, flour, spices, cleaning supplies, etc.)
CP Rochester (various - see list)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (Kid-friendly foods, household supplies: dish detergent, garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissues) 
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (coffee K-Cups: decaf and regular, paper products, bottled water)
Daystar Kids
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (bath accessories, individually wrapped candy or snacks)
Dimitri House (non-perishable food items)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (cleaning supplies, healthcare supplies, personal care items)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (food)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc. (paper products, snacks for children)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (food supplies)
Flower City Arts Center (new cleaning supplies)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (nonperishable food items)
G.R.A.S.P., Inc. (paper towels, small paper plates)
Gates Historical Society (garbage bags, water, etc. -- see list)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (coffee, tea bags, healthy snacks, freezer bags, turkeys for holiday, etc.) 
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet (trash bags)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf, Inc. (non-perishable food items, toilet paper, small bottles of dish detergent)
Grow Green Rochester (nonperishable food iems and toiletries)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (see list)
Hearthside Cats Inc. (paper plates, paper towels)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf
Home Start Hope (laundry baskets, hangers, waste baskets)
House of Mercy (cleaning products, paper products, food items -- see listing)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (healthy snacks)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard
Isaiah House (detergent, Lysol wipes, baby wipes, paper towels)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (nonperishable food, paper products)
Journey Home, Inc. (cleaning products, paper supplied)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc.
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (cleaning supplies, storage bags, personal care products - see list)
Mission Share (nonperishable food, paper products, plastic garbage bags)
Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO) (paper products: toilet paper, paper towels, tissues; cleaning products)
Mount Carmel House, Inc.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (paper towels, napkins, paper plates)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (food and beverage donations for events)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (snacks: individually packaged, Kleenex tissues)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (wide-mouth quart canning jars)
One Soldier at a Time (Ziploc bags, snack-size crackers, cookies)
Open Door Mission, Inc.
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (cleaning supplies, napkins, food for holidays)
Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf
Pet Adoption Network (cleaning supplies - see list)
Pet Pride of New York Inc.
R Community Bikes (paper products)
Refugees Helping Refugees
Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc. (refreshments for meetings/events)
Rochester Childfirst Network (laundry baskets, canned goods)
Rochester Greenovation
Ronald McDonald House
Ryan's Case for Smiles (hypoallergenic laundry soap, Ziploc bags)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
St. Peter's Kitchen (see list)
The South Wedge Food Program (non-perishable foods, plastic bags, reusable grocery bags, adult and baby diapers, etc.)  
Spencerport Area Ecumenical Food Shelf (nonperishable food items: vegetables, soups, baked beans, pudding, peanut butter, tea, coffee, cocoa, toilet paper, etc. - see list)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (cleaning supplies)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (bottled water, plastic cups)
VA Medical Center
Villa of Hope (new apartment supplies: cleaning, mops, etc.)
Webster Comfort Care Home (various: see listing)
Wild Wings, Inc. (chicken drumsticks, mops, paper & storage items, sandwich bags)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (hand sanitizer, paper towels, non-toxic, natural cleaning products)
Young and Gifted Global Ministries (turkey with all the fixings for Thanksgiving Dinner)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (snack-bar items, paper products, hand soap, etc.)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (canned and boxed foods, cleaning products, etc.)

Home Decor

  


Al Sigl Community of Agencies (baskets: new or gently used)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (large wicker baskets for gift baskets)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (curtains, curtain rods)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (picture frames, 8 l/2 x 11 or larger)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (art: all types, antique art)
Home Start Hope (wall clocks)
New York Museum of Transportation (transportation artifacts and pictures)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (posters of children)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (Fairport/Perinton artifacts)
Writers & Books (plants)

Kitchen Items

  (Dishes, Pots, Pans, Utensils, etc.)


A Meal and More, Inc. (restaurant-grade kitchen equipment)
American Red Cross (travel mugs, water bottles)
Arc of Genesee Orleans (large pots and pans)
Asbury First Storehouse (dishes, pots & pans, silverware)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (kitchen supplies - see list)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plastic wrap, tinfoil, paper plates)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (dishes, pots, pans, silverware)
Center for Youth Services (household kitchen items)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (large commercial soup pot, cambros, food and beverage thermometers, ventilation system for roasting)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (kitchen and household items)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (crockpot, dishes, silverware, pots and pans, etc.)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (dishes, kitchen supplies)
East House (dishes, pots, pans, silverware, glassware, Tupperware, mugs, tea kettles)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (household items: pots & pans, etc.)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (kitchen and cooking equipment)
Greece Little League (stainless work table 24 x 60 with galvanized shelf & legs, insulated condiment station)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (dishes, glassware, pots & pans, cooking utensils, cabinets)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (kitchen items: see list)
Home Start Hope (dish racks)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (kitchen items, colored measured cups, bakeware)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (pots, pans, dishes, cups, mugs, kettles, utensils, etc. - see list)
Mission Share (plastic silverware)
Monroe Community Hospital (household goods)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (see list)
Ronald McDonald House (dish towels, dish cloths, pot holders)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (silverware, salt & pepper shakers)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (dishes, pots & pans)
Saint's Place (dishes, glasses, flatware, pots & pans: especially large cooking pots & saucepans)
Urban Choice Charter School (candy dishes, coffee mugs)
Writers & Books (large clear Rubbermaid storage bins, matching sets: plates, bowls, platters)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (pots, pans, serving spoons, trays, serving dishes)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (Tupperware, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc.)

Lawn, Garden, Outdoor

  (includes Outdoor Furniture)


Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (lawn tractor, UTV or ATV,  4-wheeler or Gator)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (Astroturf-style outdoor carpeting including clean scraps)
CDS Wolf Foundation (lawn, patio furniture - see listing; plants for grounds and patio; snow blower)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (lawn mower, snow blower, garden tools)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (dual-sided electric hedge trimmers, gas Weedwacker)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (patio, outdoor furniture, cushions, umbrella)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (8-piece aluminum patio furniture set with chairs)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (lawn mower, outdoor tools)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (small gazebo, picnic table)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (gas-powered wood splitter, rakes, clippers, shovels)
Greece Little League (field maintenance equipment)
Grow Green Rochester (garden tools, gloves, seeds, soil; flowers for street beautification)
House of Mercy (snow blower, shovel, salt))
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (driveway salt)
Isaiah House (ice melt)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (farm needs: see www.lollypop.org/wish-list)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (garden supplies)
New York Museum of Transportation (attractive waste cans)
Outreach Community Center Inc. (trimmer/weed wacker)
Rochester Childfirst Network (pressure washer, gardening tools - real and toy)
Wild Wings, Inc. (garden tools, brooms, work gloves, garden gloves)
Writers & Books (small snow thrower for sidewalk)

Linens

  (Blankets, Sheets, Towels, etc.)


American Red Cross (red or white tablecloths: cloth or disposable)
Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (hooded towels, washcloths, receiving/crib blankets)
Asbury First Storehouse (bedding: sheets, blankets, comforters; towels)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (new quilts, blankets; bedding: sheets, comforters, pillows)
Breast Cancer Coalition (fleece throws & blankets, lap quilts)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (old towels & bedding for animals)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (new blankets, new sheets, new towels, mattress encasement covers)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (gently-used linens; bed pillows, towels, washcloths, blankets)
Center for Youth Services (twin-size sheets, blankets, new pillows)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (blankets)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (bath towels for pool, disposable tablecloths)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (blankets)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, shower curtains)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (full-size sheets, standard pillowcases, comforters, towels)
East House (new comforters, blankets, sheets in original packaging)
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet (blankets, sheets, comforters, towels)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (new white twin-size sheets, twin-size fleece blankets, thick white bath and hand towels, washcloths)
Hearthside Cats Inc. (blankets, towels)
Home Start Hope (blankets, bath mats, mattress pads, pillows, towels)
House of Mercy (twin bed sheets, blankets, hand towels)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (quilts)
Isaiah House (blankets, sheets)
Keller's Kat Rescue Inc. (blankets, gently used towels)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (washcloths, cloth napkins, weighted blankets)
Monroe Community Hospital (household goods)
Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO) (blankets, towels, etc.)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (extra-long twin-size color sheet sets)
One Soldier at a Time (bedding, pillows)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (bath & hand towels, washcloths, twin-bed sheets, blankets)
St. John's Home (walker bags)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (blankets, aprons, dish towels, bath towels)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference
Saint's Place (blankets, full- and twin-size sheets & comforters; towels: all sizes)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (blankets, sheets, bedspreads for homeless shelters; towels, washcloths, heavy-duty shower curtains)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (washcloths, towels)
Urban Choice Charter School (new blankets)
Villa of Hope (queen sheet sets and comforters, towels, washcloths, new bedding: twin size)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (new towels & sheets; washcloths)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (sheets, pillowcases, towels, blankets)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (new bedding & towels)

Magazines, Subscriptions

  


Bivona Child Advocacy Center (magazines in English and Spanish)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (used magazines printed within the last calendar year)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (teen magazines)
Monroe County Jail (magazines, word-search magazines)
Rochester Childfirst Network (science-related back issues of magazines)
Strong Behavioral Health (gently-used magazines, magazine subscriptions)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (old newspapers)

Medical and Safety Items

  


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (first-aid kits)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (first-aid supplies, door alarms & batteries)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (first-aid kits, fire extinguishers, flashlights)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (bandages, sanitizer, gauze pads, etc.)
CompassionNet-Lifetime Care (character Band-Aids)
CP Rochester (character band-aids)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (Bariatric wheelchair)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (first-aid supplies)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (Band-Aids, instant cold compresses)
Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter (assistive listening devices, amplified telephone, phone flashers, personal amplifiers, personal FM system, personal neck loop)
Heritage Christian Services (toys and medical supplies for small sewing bags for Guatemala)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (clinic supplies: see www.lollypop.org/wish-list)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (Band-Aids: kids' styles, cotton balls)
Monroe Community Hospital (wheelchair bags)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (microscopes, dissecting tools, lab equipment, safety glasses, nitrile gloves))
Open Door Mission, Inc. (medicines, plastic or latex gloves)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (first-aid supplies)
Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc. (wheelchairs or scooters, reachers/grabbers, walkers with hand brakes)
Ronald McDonald House (plastic or vinyl gloves)
Wild Wings, Inc. (disposable latex gloves)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (first-aid kits)

Miscellaneous Items

  

Some of the items needed by agencies do not fit readily into the categories in this Index. If you have something to donate, and cannot locate it on this website, use the Search Box at the top of this Index.


Money Donations, Sponsors

  Most listed charities are glad to receive monetary donations. See individual &nbsp;Agency Listings for those that list specific purposes.


Musical Instruments, Music

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (music equipment)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (musical instruments)
The Hochstein School (musical instruments in good condition: see listing for preferred items)
Rochester Education Foundation (musical instruments: no pianos or organs; new musical supplies)
Strong Behavioral Health (guitar)

Office Furniture

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (storage shelves, cabinet for basement)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (storage cabinet)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (card tables, 6-foot work tables, tall shelving)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (filing cabinets: prefer not metal; industrial floor mats)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (desks, filing cabinets, leather couch, coffee table)
Flower City Arts Center (metal shelving)
The Friendly Home (chairs for conference table, shelving storage units)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (computer desk, folding chairs, folding table)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (desks, office chairs, lightweight folding chairs and tables, utilitarian shelving)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (display shelving, hanging racks, mannequens)
The Hochstein School (office chairs in new or like-new condition, office furniture in very good condition)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (tall wooden bookshelves)
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (light board tables)
Rochester Childfirst Network (podium)

Office Supplies, Equipment

  


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (office supplies)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (paper & office supplies, clear packaging tape, tall shelving)
Arc of Genesee Orleans (industrial size shredder)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (storage cabinets, die-cut machine, guillotine paper trimmer, rolling carts, manila folders, pens, tape, staples, etc.)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (prepaid cell phones; journals, drawing pads, pens, markers, tape, etc. -- see list)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (standard letter-size envelopes, mailing labels)
Breast Cancer Coalition (note cards, notepads, thank-you cards, journals for writing)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (binders, dividers, pens, pencils, manila folders, etc.)
Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams (Crayola markers, Sharpie markers and pens, index cards, clipboards)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (office supplies)
CDS Wolf Foundation (storage containers, paper shredder)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (simple fax machines using ink cartridges: may be old but working)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (acid-free storage boxes)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (office supplies: sturdy 1-inch binders, office envelopes, easels)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (copy paper, envelopes, stamps, sticky notes)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (pencil sharpener, masking tape)
CompassionNet-Lifetime Care (markers, blank journals) 
CP Rochester (dry erase board, markers, dry erase markers)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (office supplies)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (pocket calendars)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (10' white board, manila envelopes, pens, pencils, etc. - see list)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc. (envelopes, glue, notebook papers, pens and pencils)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (office supplies)
Gates Historical Society (archival paper scrapbooks, archival page protector, clipboards, manila envelopes, waste basket, large totes,etc. -- see list)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (food shelf for canned goods)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (easel)
Greece Ecumenical Clothing Closet (masking tape)
Hearing Loss Association of America - Rochester Chapter (Avery 2- x 4-inch shipping labels)
Henrietta Public Library (markers, children's scissors)
The Hochstein School (office equipment in very good condition)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (laminating paper, binding machine, typewriter)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry (office supplies: see list; lucite brochure and flyer holders; large dry-erase board)
Mercy Bridges (#10 envelopes, self sealing) 
Mission Share (rubber bands, staples, Wite-Out, black permanent markers, erasable markers, pens, index cards, etc.)
Monroe Community Hospital (stationery)
Mount Carmel House, Inc. (office supplies)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (laminating paper, tabletop literature holders, #10 envelopes, assorted items, packaging tape, duct tape, badge material, nametags, new bubble wrap)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc.
Open Door Mission, Inc. (plain window envelopes, rubber bands, other office supplies)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (laminator, easel paper, flipcharts, pens, Sharpies, markers, writing paper/tablets, pencils, binders, folders, envelopes. paper clips, staples, etc.)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (pencils, pens, rulers, filler paper, pencil sharpeners, etc.)
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (bulletin boards)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (office supplies)
R Community Bikes (office supplies)
Refugees Helping Refugees (Scotch tape, highlighters, staples, etc.)
Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc. (telephones: large buttons, flashing lights, etc.)
Rochester Childfirst Network (paper, legal pads, file folders, etc. - see list)
Rochester Greenovation (security system, cash register, POS system for cash register, rubber bands)
RSVP of Monroe County – A Program of Lifespan (two-pocket folders, manila folders, banker boxes)
Rush Public Library (paper, general office supplies)
St. John's Home (note pads)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (#10 business-size envelopes, yellow legal pads, glue sticks, pens)
Saint's Place  (telephones: not battery-operated)
Strong Behavioral Health (markers, colored pencils, blank journals, card stock, etc. – see listing)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (office supplies, laminator, large rolls of easel paper)
Villa of Hope (journals, school supplies)
Webster Comfort Care Home
Wild Wings, Inc. (poster frames)
Writers & Books (portable easels)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (graphing calculators)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (office supplies: see list)

Personal Care Items

  


A Meal and More, Inc. (travel-size personal care items)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (travel-size toiletries)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (toiletries)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (nail polish, nail polish remover)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb/brush)
Breast Cancer Coalition (Burt's Bees Lip Balm: no mint, Alaffia Purely Coconut lotion, Hugo & Debra Naturals All Over lotions, sleeping masks, earplugs)
Brighton Food Cupboard (personal care items: see list)
Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf (personal care items)
Cameron Community Ministries (personal care items)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (personal care items - see list)
Catholic Family Center (CFC)  (personal care items for men & women)
Center for Youth Services (full-size deodorant, personal items, hair care items)
Charles Settlement House, Inc.
Community Food Cupboard of Rochester (dental items, feminine hygiene products, personal care products)
CP Rochester (hair ties, shaving  cream)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (facial wipes, dry shampoo, heating pads, hand sanitizer, hand soap, nail polish, lip gloss, etc. -- see list)
DePaul (personal care items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.)
Dimitri House (personal care products)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc.
East House (new and unopened personal care items)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (personal care items)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (nail polish)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (personal care items)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (toiletries, mouthwash)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf, Inc. (toothpaste. toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant)
Grow Green Rochester (toiletries)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf (non-scented personal care items)
House of Mercy (deodorant - special need: razors, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (soap, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner)
Journey Home, Inc. (body wash, lotion, hand soaps)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (nail polish, body washes, body sprays, youth and adult toothbrushes, small tubes of toothpaste)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (soap, shampoo, pads, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste)
Mission Share (toiletries)
Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO) (feminine products - please call or email for pickup)
One Soldier at a Time (travel-size shampoo, Q-tips, unscented hand sanitizer, unscented baby wipes, disposable razors, shave foam)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (combs; brushes; disposable razors; trial-sizes: shampoo, toothpaste, soap, etc.)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (hygiene supplies)
Refugees Helping Refugees
Rochester Childfirst Network
Ronald McDonald House (individual-size toiletries)
St. John's Home (nail polish)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (travel-size personal hygiene items)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (personal items)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (personal care items: bar soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, etc.)
The South Wedge Food Program (razors, shampoo, etc.; feminine hygiene products)
Spencerport Area Ecumenical Food Shelf (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant)
Strong Behavioral Health (personal care items: see listing)
Urban Choice Charter School (body sprays and lotions)
VA Medical Center (personal care items)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York
Webster Comfort Care Home (lanoline lip moisturizer)
Willow Domestic Violence Center (maxi pads, Softee-hair food, Vicks VapoRub; travel-size shampoo, conditioner & lotion)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc. (items for PRIDE cart: see list)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (toiletries for teen parents)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County

Pet and Animal Supplies

  


Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (hay, senior horse grain, horse treats, fly masks)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (birdseed)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (animal-related items: see listing)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (dog food, treats, beds, crates)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (pet supplies)
G.R.A.S.P., Inc. (wooden baby gates, various items for dogs and cats - please see listing)
Hearthside Cats Inc. (cat food, cat litter, cat beds)
Heritage Christian Services (horseback riding show clothes, riding equipment)
Keller's Kat Rescue Inc. (cat supplies -- see list)
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester (pet food, pet supplies, pet toys, law enforcement animal supplies: see www.lollypop.org/wish-list)
Nuts for Mutts Rescue, Inc. (dog collars, leashes, harnesses, pet beds, crates, flea & tick medications, etc.)
Pet Adoption Network (dry & canned cat food, cat toys, litter, new litter box, small ceramic food and water bowls)
Pet Pride of New York Inc. (cat food, cat toys, washable cat beds)
Wild Wings, Inc. (sunflower seed, venison, uncooked chicken drumsticks)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (animal toys: for birds, dogs, and cats)

Postage Stamps

  


13thirty Cancer Connect
Advent House
Al Sigl Community of Agencies (postage stamps)
Angels of Mercy, Inc.
Aurora House of Western Monroe County
Benincasa, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Braddock Bay Raptor Research
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Coffee Connection/Project Empower
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc.
CURE Childhood Cancer Association
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (postage)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc.
G.R.A.S.P., Inc.
Hearthside Cats Inc.
Isaiah House
Journey Home, Inc.
Mercy Bridges (Forever flag stamps)
Mission Share
Monroe Community Hospital
Moonshadow's Spirit (Forever stamps)
Mount Carmel House, Inc.
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (Forever stamps)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc.
Open Door Mission, Inc.
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Pet Adoption Network
Pet Pride of New York Inc.
Rush Public Library
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center
VA Medical Center
Webster Comfort Care Home
Wild Wings, Inc.

Printer Cartridges to Recycle

  


Bivona Child Advocacy Center (used inkjet and laser cartridges for recycling)
Loop Ministries Urban Food Pantry
Mercy Bridges (printer ink and toner cartridges for recycling)
Wild Wings, Inc. (used ink cartridges for recycling)

Printers, Cartridges

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (Cartidges for HP LaserJet  printers, see listing)
Angels of Mercy, Inc. (printer cartridges for HP Officejet 8600)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (Brother TN-450 and TN-660 toner cartridges)
Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (printer ink)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (color laser printer)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (small printer: black ink printing only; ink for HP OfficeJet Pro 8740)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (printer, printer cartridges)
Gates Historical Society (toner: HP & Canon)
The Hochstein School (printer-copier unit with double-side, fit-to-page, and staple functions; large print area)
Mercy Bridges (new ink & toner cartridges: see list)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center ((printer with fax, laser printer, color and black ink for Lexmark x7170, Kyocera KM-1820 toner)
Outreach Community Center Inc. (4 printers for computers )
Refugees Helping Refugees (HP ink cartridges)

Recreation, Travel, Exercise

  (includes Sports and Camping Items)


Bivona Child Advocacy Center (duffel bags, totes, backpacks, footballs, baseballs, caps with logos)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (binoculars, spotting scope for bird watching)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (flashlights, walkie talkies, hand-crank radios)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (air mattresses, baseballs, soccer & basketballs and equipment, backpacks)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (backpacks)
CDS Wolf Foundation (bikes, exercise equipment)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (used sports equipment)
Center for Youth Services (new sleeping bags, backpacks & cinch bags)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (10x10-foot pop-up tents)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (GPS navigation systems)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (banners)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (bicycles, backpacks)
DePaul (outdoor recreation equipment: badminton, croquet, etc.)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (exercise equipment, LED flashlight)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (fishing poles)
East House (Fitbit or pedometer)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (backpacks: young child to teen)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (archery target stands, new target faces, bows, arrows, jump ropes, hula hoops, playground balls, new snorkeling masks with straps, kayak paddles, rowboat oars, lifejackets, handheld GPS devices for back country use, EZ-Up tents, 4-6 person tents, snowshoes, etc. -- see list)
House of Mercy (hand warmers)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (jump ropes)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (adult tricycle, well-built fitness equipment, air hockey table, sleds, inside swings, platform)
Mission Share (E-Z Up tents)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (backpacks)
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (tricycles, oversize foam blocks for gym)
R Community Bikes (bikes, bike parts, bike helmets)
Rochester Childfirst Network (playground balls, soccer balls)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (air mattresses, backpacks, duffel bags)
Strong Behavioral Health (basketballs, Nerf basketballs & hoops, yoga mats)
VA Medical Center (air mattresses)
Villa of Hope (duffel bags, sports bags, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, lacrosse sticks)
Willow Domestic Violence Center (air mattresses)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (basketball equipment)

School and Classroom Supplies

  


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (school supplies -- see list, STEM activity kits)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (prevention education tools)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (workbooks on budgeting, math, and reading comprehension)
Cameron Community Ministries (school supplies: see list)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (backpacks and school supplies)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (supplies, backpacks)
CDS Wolf Foundation (school supplies, sensory equipment)
Center for Youth Services (backpacks & cinch bags, school supplies items)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (school supplies)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (Smartboard)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (flash cards)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc.
Flower City Arts Center (pencils, pens, erasers, markers)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (journals, notebooks without wire bindings, notebook paper)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach
Mission Share (looseleaf paper, notebook paper, pens, pencils, erasers, etc.)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (dry erase markers, pencils, crayons, flashcards, math games, etc.)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (school supplies: writing paper/tablets, pencils, folders, etc.)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Service) (backpacks, pencils, pens, spiral notebooks, scissors, glue sticks, glue bottles, rulers, learning tools, etc.)
Refugees Helping Refugees
Villa of Hope (school supplies)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (backpacks)
Young and Gifted Global Ministries (school supplies)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc.
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (school supplies for K to college students)

Services Needed

  


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (printing/copying services)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (donated maintenance services for vehicle/van)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) ("adopt" clients at Christmas)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (subscription to cable or satellite TV, expanded Internet access)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (refrigeration repair)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (office space: 2-year lease; printing services)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (commercial space, office space, donated building or real estate)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (garage storage for wheelbarrow, tools)
Girl Scouts of Western New York (warehouse usage in Rochester and Batavia (2-3 days around March 1)
Greece Little League (sponsors: team, shirts, banners; parking lot paving & dugout construction)
Grow Green Rochester (materials and assistance for building shed)
Junior League of Rochester (use of space/facilities for meetings of up to 100 people - listed under Volunteers)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (printing: stationery, signs, banners, ID cards)
New York Museum of Transportation (exhibit services; professional services: roofing, paving, lawn and field mowing, vehicle painting)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (printing services)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (donated restaurant/banquet space and catering)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (photography services, postcard-printing services)

Tickets, Passes, Tokens

  


American Red Cross (tickets & passes to events, movies, attractions)
The Arc of Monroe (RTS bus passes)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (sporting events, concerts, RTS passes)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (bus tokens, tickets to youth-friendly events -- see list)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (movies, sporting events, restaurants, museums, zoo)
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (tickets to community events, bus passes)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (tickets: see list)
CDS Wolf Foundation (tickets to sporting events, concerts, movies, etc.)
Center for Youth Services (bus passes)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (tickets, passes, tokens)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (bus day passes, tickets or passes to theaters and sporting events)
Compeer Rochester, Inc. (passes to concerts. movie/theater, sporting events)
Delphi Rise (formerly Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc.) (tickets to events)
DePaul (tickets/passes to movies, sporting events, museums, etc.)
East House (group tickets to sporting events, concerts, plays)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (RTS bus passes, gas cards, tickets for sporting events, bowling, movies, plays; monthly bus passes, etc.)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (tickets to community events)
Give-A-Lift c/o Lifespan (tickets to area performances)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (to local events)
Rochester Childfirst Network (tickets to preschool plays/music, passes to Strong Museum of Play)
RSVP of Monroe County – A Program of Lifespan (tickets to area performances, events, concerts, sporting events)
St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (10-ride city bus passes)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (monthly bus passes, for recreational activities: bowling, movies, museums)
Starbridge (bus tokens, gift cards to recreational opportunities)
Strong Behavioral Health (10-ride bus passes)
VA Medical Center (tickets to baseball games, movies)
Villa of Hope (tickets to sports events)

Tools

  


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (nails, screws)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (hammers, tool belts, levels, tape measures - all new or gently-used)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (electric heat gun, palm sander, corded electric saws - see listing)
Flower City Arts Center (power tools, drill with bits, hand-operated letterpress equipment)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (hand clippers, wire brushes)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique tools)
NY Bee Wellness, Inc. (microscopes, lab equipment, hardware cloth, nitrile gloves, etc. - see list)

Toys, Games

  (Puzzles, Video Games)


Arc of Genesee Orleans (PS2 gaming equipment and games)
Bivona Child Advocacy Center (toys & games, handheld games, male dolls)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (new or gently-used Wii, yard games)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA
Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) (new board games)
Catholic Family Center (CFC) (board games)
CDS Wolf Foundation (yard games: volleyball, croquet)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (toys, games)
Child Life Program, Rochester General Hospital (new toys, no-spill bubbles, playing cards)
Children's Institute (See list: blocks, Legos, Lincoln Logs blocks, Bristle Blocks, nesting objects, puppets, kitchen center and play accessories, wooden doll house, doll families, sand tray/ table, Play-Doh, Matchbook cars, etc.)
CompassionNet-Lifetime Care (bubbles, magic wands, light-up spinners, Play-Doh, Model Magic)
Compeer of Livingston County (board and card games)
Compeer Rochester, Inc. (new toys for youth 4 to 18)
CP Rochester (various -- see list)
CURE Childhood Cancer Association (new toys for newborn through late teens, toy doctor kits, Uno card games, Lego kits, stickers, temporary tattoos)
The Dirt Road Project, Inc. (new board games and puzzles)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (kid's games)
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (travel size games, card games, small dolls, Legos)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (toys for infants and toddlers)
East House (Wii and Wii games, new board games)
Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. (board games for adults)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (children's toys, stuffed animals)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (non-violent toys, new stuffed animals)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (board games, puzzles, educational children's games)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (balls; toys for children ages 12 months to 12 years; large motor toys, Play-Doh)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (board games, new playing cards: regular or Pinochle decks)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (toys for children)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (Pack 'n Play Grab and Go packs, Matchbox or Hot Wheels cars, musical and light-up infant toys, Velvet Art posters, individual packs of Play-Doh, small Lego sets, Superhero action figures, playing cards, Uno cards)
Henrietta Public Library (Legos, board games)
Heritage Christian Services (toys and medical supplies for small sewing bags for Guatemala)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (moon sand, Play-Doh, silly putty, puzzles, board games, kids' card games)
Monroe County Jail (jigsaw puzzles, checkers, chess, playing cards, dominoes)
New York Museum of Transportation (model fire trucks)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (flashcards, math games, reading/phonics games)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (puppets, soft blocks, board books, board games, multicultural dolls, peg puzzles for ages 2 to 3 years)
Penfield Village Nursery School & Transitional Kindergarten (oversize foam blocks, stickers: seasonal)
Rochester Childfirst Network (multicultural dolls)
The Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services (inflatable water slide)
Strong Behavioral Health (various toys, games, and puzzles -- see listing)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (toys for children ages 3 months through 12 years, board games, riding toys)
Urban Choice Charter School (toys, games, puzzles, coloring books, stuffed animals)
Wildlife Educators Coalition, Inc. (toddler toys)
Writers & Books (Magnetic Poetry kit & board)
Young and Gifted Global Ministries (Toys for tots for Christmas giveaway)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (board games, card games)

Vans, Vehicles, Auto Supplies

  


Begin Again Horse Rescue, Inc. (4x4 pickup truck)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (vehicle/van, donated maintenance services)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (passenger van)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (minivan)
Genesee Land Trust, Inc. (pickup truck, trailer)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (minivan)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (car, truck, boat, or other vehicle donations accepted)
St. Peter's Kitchen (updated delivery van)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (minivan or passenger van)

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