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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

  


Agape Haven of Abundance (microwave, refrigerator, freezer, shredder)
AutismUp (refrigerator, toaster, microwave, blender, etc.)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (shampooer, vacuum cleaner)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (vacuum cleaners, handheld steamers)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (refrigerator with freezer)
Children Awaiting Parents (vacuum cleaner)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (large residential refrigerator, espresso grinder, coffee grinder, air pots, coffee bean hopper, commercial brewingsystem, Craftsman 16 shop vac)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (fans, air conditioner in good shape, stoves and refrigerators in good shape)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (appliances)
East House (ON HOLD) (small appliances: blenders, toasters, mixers, apt-size microwaves)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (working appliances)
Greece Little League (gas range, heat lamp -- see listing)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (washers, dryers, gas and electric stoves, microwaves, refrigerators, freezers)
Home Start Hope (coffee makers, toasters)
Kirkhaven (Keurig machine, electric fireplace)
Monroe Community Hospital (clock radios)
Mt. Carmel House (office supplies: see list)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (small refrigerators, microwaves, blender/juicer)
Regional Center for Independent Living (telephones with large numbers, flashing lights, etc.)
Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services (refrigerators, stoves, microwaves)
Saint's Place (small appliances: esp. rice cookers, irons, working vacuum cleaners, clock radios)
SewGreen @ Rochester (sewing machine)
VA Medical Center (vacuum cleaner, coffee makers, can openers, toasters)
Villa of Hope (hair dryers, flat irons, curling irons)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (microwaves, toaster ovens)

Arts and Crafts

  


ABC Head Start (wood play kitchen, washable markers, construction paper, child safety scissors, materials for infants, toddlers, preschoolers)
American Red Cross
The Arc of Monroe
AutismUp (art supplies: fabrics, paints, tape, scissors, craft items)
Baden Street Settlement (painting supplies, canvas)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Breast Cancer Coalition (3/4-inch Velcro tape: white or black)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (crafts for young adults and children)
Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams (paint pens, battery operated votive-size candles)
CDS Wolf Foundation
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (arts and crafts supplies, yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles)
Children's Institute (various items - see list)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (art books, art supplies: see listing)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (art supplies)
CompassionNet-Rochester Regional Health Home Care (for up-to-date needs, see Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1ONTSCL0JRTX5?ref_=wl_share)
Compeer of Livingston County
CP Rochester (various - see listing)
DePaul
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (art supplies, pads of drawing paper)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (supplies and drawing paper)
East House (ON HOLD) (craft supplies, craft storage, drawing paper, drawing pencils, oil or water paints, canvas)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (coloring books, sketch pads, crayons, markers, colored pencils)
The Friendly Home (cotton material, Poly-Fil, tennis balls for walker legs)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (craft kits, stickers, photo albums, art supplies, paper)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (craft supplies)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (pipe cleaners, colored markers, poster board, stickers, pony beads)
Kirkhaven (crafting supplies)
The Margaret Home
Mary Cariola Children's Center (activity books for crafts, stickers, drawing pads)
Monroe County Jail (art supplies, construction paper)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (art supplies)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (craft supplies)
SewGreen @ Rochester
(leftover fabric 12 x 12 in., yarn, notions, sewing machines, sewing-related items and supplies)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (various arts and crafts items -- see listing)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (yarn, felt, colored paper, cookie cutters, fabric scraps)
VA Medical Center (craft kits, models, watercolors)
Villa of Hope (art and craft supplies)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (kits, supplies)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (art supplies)

Baby Items

  


ABC Head Start (teethers- still sealed, diapers, pull-ups)
Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (baby clothes, especially snowsuits, up to 12 months; wipes, diaper cream, shampoo, baby wash, baby powder - NO TALC, diaper bags, disposable diapers sizes 1 and 2 only)
Baden Street Settlement (6-seat strollers, baby bottles, bibs, sensor balls)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (disposable diapers, formula, breastfeeding aids, crib sheets, see list)
Cameron Community Ministries (diapers, wipes)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (diapers, Pull-Ups, wipes, unopened cans of formula, playpens, high chairs, toys, strollers, bouncy seats, baby clothes newborn to 5T)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (diapers, wipes)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (diapers, see list)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (diapers)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (baby formula, diapers)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (diapers, baby clothes, blankets, bibs, pacifiers, etc.)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (diapers and plastic changing pads for people who are getting babies from foster care)
The Margaret Home (see list)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (baby wipes)
Mission Share (diapers, clothes, wipes, shampoo, etc. - see listing)
Mothers in Need of Others (MINO) (baby care items -- see list)
Refugees Helping Refugees (diapers, baby wipes)
Saint's Place (baby diapers)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (diapers, diaper wipes)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (disposable diapers, child gates)
VA Medical Center (diapers, diaper bags, baby clothes)
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 (ON HOLD) (AA, AAA, C, D)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (batteries)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (all sizes)
Daystar Kids (D batteries)
Golisano Autism Center
The Margaret Home (batteries: all sizes)
Monroe Community Hospital
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (all sizes)
Pirate Toy Fund (AA)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (AA, C, D)
VA Medical Center (AS, AAA, C, D)

Books

  


ABC Head Start (books for children ages 0 to 5)
Baden Street Settlement (coloring books for youth and adults)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (multicultural books)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (word search books, crosswords, adult coloring books)
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (children's books)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (books: especially picture books and early readers)
Children's Institute (picture books)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (art books)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (sturdy, new or gently-used picture books for infants and toddlers)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (adult coloring books)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc.
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (children's books)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (teen coloring books with color pencils)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique books)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (new books for children)
Kirkhaven (large-print books)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (early-reader books: grades 1 to 5 )
Monroe County Jail (paperback books, crosswords, Sudoku, word-search)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (books, board books)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (Spanish-English dictionaries)
Pirate Toy Fund (adult coloring books)
Rochester Education Foundation (new books: pre-K to 8th grade)
Rush Public Library BOOK DONATION TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED (good-quality used books for book sale)
St. John's Home (large-print books ONLY, books on CDs)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (Bibles, children's books)
SewGreen @ Rochester
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (books for adults)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (books for children ages 3 months through 12 years)
VA Medical Center (puzzle books, adult coloring books)
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
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (stain or paint, solar lighting, scrub brushes, sisal rope)
Brightstar Community, Inc.
(In-season landscape items: pea gravel, loose stone, etc. - see list)



Coffee Connection/Project Empower (extension cords)
Finger Lakes Community Action - A division of Wayne County Action Program, Inc. (paint, painting supplies)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (cabinets, doors, flooring, hardware, lumber, plumbing, roofing, gutters, wall coverings, windows, screens, etc.)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (donated building for food pantry, donated tent for revival meetings)
Greece Little League (lumber)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (doors, windows, plumbing and electrical supplies, lumber, etc.: see list)
New York Museum of Transportation (exterior paint, exhibit materials)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (clean paint rollers, paint brushes, roller trays, tray liners, acrylic paint, gray primer)
Wild Wings, Inc. (LED bulbs)

Cameras, Video Cameras

  


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (trail camera)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (digital cameras)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (security cameras)
East House (ON HOLD) (digital cameras: 8MP or higher)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (single-use cameras)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (cameras for children)

Cleaning and Paper Products

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (tissues, paper products)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (ON HOLD) (various- see list)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (cleaning products - see list)
Benincasa, Inc. (cleaning and paper products - see list)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (cleaning products, unused tissue paper)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (empty Pringle's cans)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, Ziploc bags)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (laundry detergent for HE washer, dryer sheets, sponges, paper products - see list.)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (paper towels, toilet paper)
Cameron Community Ministries (bags, cleaning supplies - see list)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (facial tissue, toilet paper, laundry detergent)
Daystar Kids (cleaning and disinfecting products - see list, 8-gal garbage bags)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (disinfectant wipes, alcohol wipes)
Golisano Autism Center (cleaning supplies: see list, paper towels)
Home Start Hope (laundry baskets, brooms/dustpans, kitchen garbage cans)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (paper products)
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc. (laundry soap, paper towels, trash bags, etc.)
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach (toilet paper, c-fold paper towels, garbage bags: 30-44 gal and 7-13 gal, cleaning supplies)
Mothers in Need of Others (MINO) (cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, toilet paper -- see list)
Mt. Carmel House (cleaning supplies: see list)
Nature's Haven, Inc. (paper towels, plastic totes with lids, 30-gallon trash bags, etc. - see list)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (Kleenex tissues)
One Soldier at a Time (paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, Ziploc bags)
Starbridge (hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, Lysol wipes, etc.)
Sunset House (toilet paper, paper towels, medium and large garbage bags, LED bulbs, dish detergent, no-rinse body wash)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (cleaning supplies)
VA Medical Center (see list)
Villa of Hope (new apartment supplies: cleaning, mops, laundry baskets, etc.)
Wild Wings, Inc. (paper towels, trash bags, Ziploc bags, LD bulbs)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (cleaning products, laundry detergent)

Clothing

  


Agape Haven of Abundance (coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, hats)
Asbury First Storehouse (all children's, women's, and men's shoes, coats, and boots: clean and in good condition)
Baden Street Settlement (pull-ups sizes 4, 5, 6)
Birthright of Rochester, Inc. (maternity clothing, infant clothes up to size 2T, mittens, scarves, hats formoms and babies, pajamas, snowsuits, sweaters)
Breast Cancer Coalition (warm, cozy, fuzzy socks)
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 Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (new winter hats and gloves)
Center for Youth (gloves, hat, scarves, socks, underwear)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (school uniforms)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (new socks and underwear)
DePaul (new clothing for adult holiday gifts)
Dimitri House (winter apparel)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (next-to-new condition)
Discovery Charter School (socks)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (baby and children's clothes, new or used adult jackets or coats, women's and men's clothes)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc.
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (socks)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (pajama sets or bottoms for preschool to teens)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (FOOD SHELF) (Clothing Closet: fall and winter clothing)
Heritage Christian Services (new or gently-used clothing, horseback riding show clothes)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (clean and gently-used coats always needed)
Isaiah House (nightgowns)
Kirkhaven (slipper socks, scarves/handkerchiefs)
The Margaret Home (for babies and children - see listing)
Mission Share (clothing for men, women, babies - see list winter hats, gloves, coats: all new)
Monroe Community Hospital (especially large sizes, and women's clothes and shoes, handbags, purses)
Mt. Carmel House (pants, robes, shirts, slippers, socks, sweatshirts)
One Soldier at a Time (men's dress shirts with ties - new or gently used)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (See website: opendoormission.com/donate-food-and-clothing)
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 pertaining to Fairport and Perinton)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (men's gently-used clothing)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (clothing and winter outerwear)
Saint's Place (men's and women's winter coats)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (new: socks, underwear, hats, gloves, scarves, men's sweat pants)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (dress-up clothes for children)
VA Medical Center (socks, women's undergarments, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweat pants, All NEW)
Villa of Hope (new coats and sweatshirts - all sizes outfits for interviews: suits, professional dress, dress casual, etc.)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (new socks, new undergarments)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (new baby and toddler clothes, socks, underwear, bras, adult leggings, and T-shirts)

Computer Accessories

  


East House (ON HOLD) (flash drives)

Computer Software, Games

  


Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (educational software)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (educational software)

Computers, iPads, Tablets

  


Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (laptop computer, iPad)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (computers, laptops)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (working iPads)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (computer)
Holy Childhood (iPads, net books, laptops, computers)
Kirkhaven (iPads, Kindle readers, Echo Dot/Alexa players, Kindle players)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (Chromebooks for student use)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (computers)
Rochester Education Foundation (laptops)
Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services (laptop computers)
St. John's Home (iPads)
Villa of Hope (iPads for school)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (laptop computers: good working condition)

Copy Paper

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (multicolored copy paper)
ABC Head Start
Advent House (copier paper)
Baden Street Settlement (white and colored copy paper)
Benincasa, Inc. (copy paper)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Braddock Bay Raptor Research
Breast Cancer Coalition (white computer paper 20 lb)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Cameron Community Ministries
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (copy paper)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (copy paper, label paper)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (copy paper)
Golisano Autism Center
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (copier paper)
Isaiah House (copy paper)
Journey Home, Inc. (colored and white copy paper)
Literacy Rochester
The Margaret Home
Mission Share
Mt. Carmel House
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (white printer paper and card stock, 8 1/2 x 11)
Rush Public Library (paper)

Food Items

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (coffee, bottled water)
A Meal and More, Inc. (food items - see list)
Advent House
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (ON HOLD) (various items - see list)
American Red Cross (K-cups for single-serve coffee maker)
Baden Street Settlement
Benincasa, Inc. (coffee: regular and decaf)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (bottled water, juice boxes, individually-wrapped snacks)
Breast Cancer Coalition (teas)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Brighton Food Cupboard (food items - see list.)
Cameron Community Ministries (food items - see list)
Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams (new pint-size Mason jars)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (non-perishable food items, paper towels, paper products, cleaning supplies)
Center for Youth (liquid laundry soap, nonperishable food items)
Children's Center at the Hall of Justice (cleaning supplies)
Children's Institute (bottled water)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (food items, large garbage bags cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper, etc. - see list)
Community Food Cupboard of Rochester
CP Rochester (various - see listing)
The Crisis Nursery of Greater Rochester/ Owen's House (kid-friendly foods, household supplies: dish detergent, garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissues)
Daystar Kids (see listing)
Dimitri House (non-perishable food items)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (food, hygiene products, bleach and household cleaning items)
Discovery Charter School (snacks)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc. (refundable cans and bottles)
FISH/RHAFT, Inc. (Rush-Henrietta) (food supplies)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (nonperishable food items)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (coffee, tea bags, healthy snacks, freezer bags, turkeys for holiday, etc.)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (FOOD SHELF) (Food Shelf: non-perishable food items, toilet paper, small bottles of dish detergent)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (see list)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (see list)
Isaiah House (detergent, Lysol wipes, baby wipes, paper towels)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (non-perishable food)
Journey Home, Inc. (cleaning products, paper supplied)
Life Solutions of Hamlin, Inc. (food items from organized food drives)
Loop Ministries Food Pantry (canned goods and pasta, plastic and paper grocery bags)
The Margaret Home (see list)
Mission Share (nonperishable food, paper products, plastic garbage bags)
Mt. Carmel House (food: see listing)
Open Door Mission, Inc. See website: opendoormission.com/donate-food-and-clothing
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (cleaning supplies, napkins, food for holidays)
The People's Pantry of Rochester (food items: see list)
Refugees Helping Refugees (food items: see list cleaners, paper towels, tissues boxes)
Regional Center for Independent Living (refreshments for meetings and events)
Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking (bottles of water, individually wrapped snacks, reusable bags for grocery items)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality
St. Peter's Kitchen (see list)
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 (non perishable food, paper grocery bags)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (bottled water)
VA Medical Center (non-alcoholic beer)
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.)

Furniture, Carpeting

  


Baden Street Settlement (youth chairs, circular youth tables, adult chairs)
Children Awaiting Parents (bookshelves, coffee table, end tables)
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (mattresses and box springs in excellent/great condition)
Early Childhood Education Quality Council (shelves)
Flower City Habitat for Humanity (cabinets, furniture, lighting, etc. - see listing)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (furniture: clean and in good repair, antique furniture, bound area rugs)
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)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (throw rugs)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (furniture: beds, dressers, sofas, table and chairs, lamps, etc.)
Saint's Place (gently-used dressers, kitchen sets, coffee tables, end tables, large table lamps, floor lamps, twin or double beds, sofas, drying racks)
Sunset House (new padded kitchen chairs)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (lamps, bed sets)

Gift Cards, Phone 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

  


Al Sigl Community of Agencies (silent auction items: gift cards, event tickets, gift baskets, etc.)
AmeriCorps Seniors of Monroe and Livingston County at Lifespan (tickets, coupons, gift cards for volunteer recognition.)
The Arc of Monroe (merchandise for silent auctions)
Baden Street Settlement (prizes for Bingo)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (gift baskets to be raffled off at events)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (indoor and outdoor holiday decorations)
CDS Wolf Foundation (holiday decorations)
Center for Disability Rights, Inc. (candy & Halloween decorations for Accessible Halloween event)
Children's Institute (small giveaways for kids and adults)
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)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (gift baskets for event silent auctions)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (holiday wrapping paper)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (seasonal/holiday decorations)
Greece Little League (raffle prizes)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique jewelry and knick-knacks)
Kirkhaven (Bingo prize items, birthday and holiday cards)
The Margaret Home (greeting cards: birthday, sympathy, new baby)
Monroe Community Hospital (greeting cards, knick knacks, jewelry)
One Soldier at a Time (chocolate bars, snack-size crackers and cookies, gum, Slim Jims, Ziploc bags, Dollar Store baskets, votive candles)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (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)
Villa of Hope (wrist watches with alarms)

Home Decor

  


Children Awaiting Parents (floor plants, door mirror, floor mat for Children's room, large area carpet)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (art: all types, antique art)
Heritage Christian Services (household items)
New York Museum of Transportation (transportation artifacts and pictures)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (posters of children: multicultural)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (Fairport/Perinton artifacts, costumes, memories)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (window blinds)

Kitchen Items

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


Agape Haven of Abundance (pots and pans)
Asbury First Storehouse (essential household items such as dishes, glassware, silverware)
AutismUp
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (clear storagebins with lids)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (plastic wrap, tinfoil, paper plates)
Center for Youth (household kitchen items)
Children Awaiting Parents (dish rack)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (dishes, kitchen supplies)
East House (ON HOLD) (dishes, pots, pans, silverware, glassware, Tupperware, mugs, tea kettles)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (household items: pots and pans, etc.)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (canning jars and lids)
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 and pans, cooking utensils, cabinets)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (kitchen items: see list)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (kitchen items, colored measured cups, bakeware)
Mission Share (plastic silverware)
Monroe Community Hospital (housewares: no sets of dishes please)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (silverware, salt and pepper shakers)
St. Peter's Kitchen (30-quart to 100-quart storage bins with lids)
St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference (dishes, pots & pans)
Saint's Place (dishes, glasses, flatware, pots and pans: especially large cooking pots and sauce pans)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (Tupperware, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc.)

Lawn, Garden, Outdoor

  (includes Outdoor Furniture)


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (Astroturf-style outdoor carpeting including clean scraps, landscaping stone)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (In-season landscape items: pea gravel, loose stone, etc. - see list)
Cameron Community Ministries (garden items, perennials, annuals, markers, stakes, fish emulsion, blood meal, garden tools)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (garden supplies: rakes, leaf bags)
CDS Wolf Foundation (lawn, patio furniture - see listing plants for grounds and patio snow blower)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (snowblower, gas weed trimmer)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (lawn mower, outdoor tools)
Greece Little League (field maintenance equipment)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (driveway salt)
Isaiah House (ice melt)
Kirkhaven (flowers, plants)
New York Museum of Transportation (attractive waste cans)
Wild Wings, Inc. (work gloves, garden gloves, rakes, snow shovels, salt for walk)

Linens, Bedding, Towels

  (Blankets, Sheets, Towels, etc.)


Agape Haven of Abundance (blankets, bed sheets)
American Red Cross (red or white tablecloths: cloth or disposable)
Angel Care Ministry of St. Marianne Cope Parish (hooded towels, washcloths, bibs, receiving and crib blankets)
Asbury First Storehouse (essentials such as sheets, blankets, towels -- also see Kitchen Items)
Baden Street Settlement (throw blankets)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (old towels & bedding for animals)
Brightstar Community, Inc. (single-bed sheet sets, towel sets)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (weighted blankets)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (new blankets, new sheets, new towels, new mattress encasement covers)
Center for Youth (twin-size sheets, blankets, new pillows)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (blankets)
Discovery Charter School (washcloths)
East House (ON HOLD) (new comforters, blankets, sheets in original packaging)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (large adult blankets)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (twin-size blankets - call first)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (FOOD SHELF) (Clothing Closet: bedding, towels)
Harbor House of Rochester, Inc. (new, white twin-size sheets; twin-size fleece blankets; thick, white, bath and hand towels; washcloths)
Home Start Hope (blankets, pillows, towels, pot holders)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (quilts)
Isaiah House (blankets, sheets)
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc. (used baby blankets)
The Margaret Home (washcloths, towels)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (washcloths, cloth napkins, weighted blankets)
Monroe Community Hospital (lap blankets)
Mt. Carmel House (bath towels)
Nature's Haven, Inc. (fleece or flannel blankets)
One Soldier at a Time (bedding, pillows)
Open Door Mission, Inc. See website: opendoormission.com/donate-food-and-clothing
Recovery Houses of Rochester (bath towels, washcloths, shower curtains)
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, all sizes, clean and gently used, twin sheets, clean and gently used)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (new blankets, sheets, bedspreads for homeless shelters towels, washcloths)
Sunset House (bath towels, washcloths, hand towels)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (washcloths, towels)
VA Medical Center (queen-size bedding, blankets, pillows, bath and hand towels, shower curtains and hooks)
Villa of Hope (queen sheet sets and comforters, towels, washcloths, new bedding: twin size)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (new towels and washcloths, new twin-size sheets)
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County (new bedding & towels)

Magazines, Subscriptions

  


Monroe County Jail (magazines, word-search magazines)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (gently-used magazines, magazine subscriptions)

Medical and Safety Items

  


ABC Head Start (wipes, bleach - still sealed, plastic and rubber gloves)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (medical grade gloves)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (first-aid supplies)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (hand sanitizers)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (first-aid kits, fire extinguishers, flashlights)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (heating pads, mini diffusers, face masks)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (disinfectant wipes rubber, plastic, nitrile gloves masks)
CompassionNet-Rochester Regional Health Home Care (for up-to-date needs, see Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1ONTSCL0JRTX5?ref_=wl_share)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (face masks and gloves)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (first-aid supplies, thermometers)
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester (disposable masks, sanitizing wipes, Band-Aids, instant cold compresses)
Heritage Christian Services (toys and medical supplies for small sewing bags for Guatemala)
The Margaret Home (first-aid kits)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (Band-Aids: kids' styles, cottonballs)
Monroe Community Hospital (wheelchair bags)
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (covid products: digital thermometer, disinfectant spray and wipes, hand sanitizer, masks)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (first-aid supplies, face masks, hand sanitizers, thermometers, gloves)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (disinfecting wipes: 35+)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (hand soap, hand sanitizer, face masks)
Regional Center for Independent Living (shower benches/chairs, readers/grabbers, walkers with hand brakes, good-condition: wheelchairs, scooters, hospital beds, lift recliner chairs)
Sunset House (latex-free and powder-free gloves: S, M, L, XL)
Villa of Hope (new masks, gowns, gloves)
Wild Wings, Inc. (disposable latex gloves, hydrogen peroxide)
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 happy to receive monetary donations. See individual agency listings for agencies that list specific purposes.


Music and Sound Media, DVDs

  


DePaul (DVDs)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (CDs and cassettes for children)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (kids' workout DVDs)

Music and Sound Players, TV

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (radios, stereos)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (CD players, cassette players, headphones)
Kirkhaven (smart TVs)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (MP3 players and speakers, portable CD players, Bluetoothspeakers, Blu-ray player, headphones)
Monroe Community Hospital (TV antennas)
Regional Center for Independent Living (video recorder)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (karaoke system)
Villa of Hope (MP3 players, iPods, headphones)

Musical Instruments, Music

  


CDS Wolf Foundation (music equipment)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (musical instruments)
Rochester Education Foundation (used instruments: no pianos or organs; music supplies)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (guitar)

Office Furniture

  


Baden Street Settlement (lateral filing cabinet, utility cart, desktop shields, youth-height bookshelves, cork message board)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (folding tables)
CDS Wolf Foundation (storage shelves, cabinet for basement)
Children's Institute (waterproof folding tables)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (card tables, 6-foot work tables, tall shelving)
Finger Lakes Community Action - A division of Wayne County Action Program, Inc. (chairs, conference tables, filing furniture, etc.)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (computer desk, folding chairs, folding table)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (display shelving, hanging racks, mannequins)
Kirkhaven (desks, reception chairs)
Rochester Education Foundation (Rubbermaid shelving for instruments)

Office Supplies, Equipment

  


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (ON HOLD) (office supplies)
Baden Street Settlement (fax machine, adding machine, calculators, portable scanners, paper shredders, bulletin board paper)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (rolling carts)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (standard letter-size envelopes)
Breast Cancer Coalition (Post-it notes, journals for writing, manila folders: 3-tab)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (dividers, pens, pencils, manila folders, etc.)
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)
Children's Institute (chart paper, table tents for name tags)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (office supplies: sturdy 1-inch binders, office envelopes, easels)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (copy paper, label paper, business envelopes, page protectors)
CompassionNet-Rochester Regional Health Home Care (for up-to-date needs, see Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1ONTSCL0JRTX5?ref_=wl_share)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (office supplies)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (foodshelf for canned goods, office supplies)
Golisano Autism Center (copy paper, file folders, laminating sheets)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (laminating paper)
Literacy Rochester (dry-erase markers, pencils, erasers, notebooks, folders)
Loop Ministries Food Pantry (dry erase markers, erasers, eraser fluid)
The Margaret Home (pens, tape)
The Margaret Home (journals, calendars)
Mission Share (rubber bands, staples, Wite-Out, black permanent markers, erasable markers, pens, index cards, etc.)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (laminator and sheets, easel paper, flip charts, pens, Sharpies, markers, writing paper/tablets, pencils, binders, folders, envelopes, paper clips, staples, etc.)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (pencils, pencil cases, pens, wide-ruled filler paper, wide-ruled spiral notebooks, scissors, glue sticks, rulers, pencil sharpeners, erasers, dry-erase markers, etc.)
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum (Post-It notes, tape, stamps)
Pirate Toy Fund (colored pencils)
Rush Public Library (paper, general office supplies)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (markers, colored pencils, blank journals, card stock, etc, see listing)
Twelve Corners Day Care Center (office supplies, laminator, large rolls of easel paper)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (new colored markers)
Villa of Hope (journals, school supplies)
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. (personal care items - see list)
Agape Haven of Abundance (hygiene products: deodorant, soap, sanitary napkins, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toilet tissue)
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hospitality House (ON HOLD) (travel-size toiletries)
Baden Street Settlement (personal, dental, feminine items)
Breast Cancer Coalition (Aveeno Daily moisturizing body lotion; sleeping masks)
Brighton Food Cupboard (unscentedtoiletries)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (facial cleaning wipes, body wash, essential oils)
Cameron Community Ministries (hand soap, body wash, body lotion, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua (hygiene products)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (personal care items - see list)
Center for Youth (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)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (soap, body wash, shampoo, shaving cream, toothpaste, toothbrush, feminine hygiene products)
DePaul (personal care items: shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.)
Dimitri House (personal care products)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (hygiene products)
Discovery Charter School (deodorant, lotion, sanitary napkins, hair supplies, etc. - see list)
East House (ON HOLD) (new and unopened personal care items)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (personal care items)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (personal care items)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (toiletries, mouthwash)
Greece Ecumenical Food Shelf and Clothing Closet, Inc. (FOOD SHELF) (food shelf: toothpaste. toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant)
Hilton Parma Emergency Food Shelf (non-scented personal care items)
Irondequoit Community Cupboard (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, bars of soap)
Joseph's Place Food Pantry (soap, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner)
Journey Home, Inc. (body wash, lotion, hand soaps)
Kirkhaven
(hand/body lotion)

The Margaret Home (personal items: see list)
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 (MINO) (personal hygiene items -- see list)
Mt. Carmel House (personal care: see list)
One Soldier at a Time (travel-size shampoo and toiletries, Q-tips, unscented hand sanitizer, unscented baby wipes, disposable razors, deodorant, shave foam)
Open Door Mission, Inc. See website: opendoormission.com/donate-food-and-clothing
Recovery Houses of Rochester (personal hygiene items: bath soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair shampoo)
Recovery Houses of Rochester (bath soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo)
Refugees Helping Refugees
Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking (feminine hygiene products)
St. John's Home (nail polish)
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality (travel-size personal hygiene items)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (personal care items: bar soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, etc.)
Spencerport Area Ecumenical Food Shelf (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (personal care items: see listing)
VA Medical Center (full-size personal care items - see list)
Villa of Hope (body lotion, soap, hair products for men and women)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York
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

  


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (birdseed: millet, cracked corn, pigeon food, suet cakes, kitten food, dried meal worms)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (animal-related items: see listing)
Bright Star German Shepherd Rescue (dog food, treats, toys, beds, X-large crates)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (pet supplies)
GRASP, Inc. (items for dogs and cats - please see listing)
Heritage Christian Services (horseback riding show clothes, riding equipment)
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc. (puppy pads, newspapers, corn starch peanuts for dig boxes)
Meals On Wheels, Monroe County (dog and cat food)
The People's Pantry of Rochester (dry cat food and dog food)
SWEM (Southwest Ecumenical Ministries) Community Services (cat and dog food)
Wild Wings, Inc. (sunflower seed, venison, bluebird nuggets, mealworms, peanut pickouts, thistle seed)

Postage Stamps

  


13thirty Cancer Connect
Advent House
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (USPS Forever, postcard stamps)
Benincasa, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester
Braddock Bay Raptor Research
Breast Cancer Coalition (breast cancer stamps)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (Forever)
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc.
GRASP, Inc.
Isaiah House
Journey Home, Inc.
Literacy Rochester
Mission Share
Monroe Community Hospital
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc. (Forever stamps)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center
Rush Public Library
Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center
VA Medical Center
Wild Wings, Inc.

Printer Cartridges to Recycle

  


Loop Ministries Food Pantry

Printers, Cartridges

  


13thirty Cancer Connect (cartidges for HP LaserJet printers, see listing)
Aurora House of Western Monroe County (HP Laserjet toner cartridges, used cartridges and other items for recycling - see list)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (color laser printer with two-sided printing)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (ink for printers)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (printer with fax laser printer color and black ink for HP63, 62, 65, 962)

Recreation, Travel, Exercise

  (includes Sports and Camping Items)


Braddock Bay Raptor Research (binoculars, spotting scope for bird watching, handheld counters)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (flashlights, walkie talkies, hand-crank radios)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (air mattresses, new backpacks)
CDS Wolf Foundation (bikes, exercise equipment)
Center for Youth (new sleeping bags, backpacks and cinch bags)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (10x10-foot pop-up tents)
Children's Institute (pop-up tent)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (GPS navigation systems)
Coffee Connection/Project Empower (EZ-up tent, folding table for events, signs, chalkboard)
DePaul (outdoor recreation equipment: badminton, croquet, etc.)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (fishing poles)
East House (ON HOLD) (Fitbit or pedometer)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (backpacks: young child to teen)
The Friendly Home (tennis balls for walker legs)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (tent for revival meetings)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (jump ropes)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (adult tricycle, sleds, inside swings, platform)
Mission Share (E-Z Up tents)
R Community Bikes (bikes, bike parts, bike helmets)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (new backpacks and duffel bags)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (basketballs, Nerf basketballs and hoops, yoga mats)
VA Medical Center (air mattresses)
Villa of Hope (basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, lacrosse sticks)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (basketball equipment)

School and Classroom Supplies

  


AutismUp (clear totes)
Cameron Community Ministries (school supplies)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (new backpacks)
CDS Wolf Foundation (school supplies, sensory equipment)
Center for Youth (backpacks and cinch bags, school supplies items)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (school supplies)
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities (Smartboard)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc.
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (journals, notebooks without wire bindings, notebook paper)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (old-fashioned items that our children have never seen before: e.g., rotary phones)
Literacy Rochester (dry-erase markers, pencils, erasers, notebooks, folders)
The Margaret Home
Mission Share (looseleaf paper, notebook paper, pens, pencils, erasers, etc.)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (school supplies: writing paper/tablets, pencils, folders, etc.)
Pencils and Paper (A Program of Jewish Family Services) (sensory items, pencils, pens, wide-ruled filler paper, wide-ruled spiral notebooks,scissors, glue sticks, rulers, pencil sharpeners, erasers, markers, crayons, markers, etc.)
Refugees Helping Refugees (lunch boxes, backpacks, pencils, markers, folders, etc. - see list)
Villa of Hope (school supplies)
Volunteers of America Upstate New York (backpacks)
Young Women's College Prep, Inc.
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (school supplies for grades K-8)

Services Needed

  


Aurora House of Western Monroe County (Subscriptions: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime)
Braddock Bay Raptor Research (printing/copying services)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (subscription to cable or satellite TV, expanded Internet access)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (Age 18+ campcounsellors)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (commercial space, office space, donated building or real estate)
Greece Little League (sponsors: team, shirts, banners, parking lot paving, and dugout construction)
New York Museum of Transportation (exhibit services, professional services: roofing, paving, lawn and field mowing, vehicle painting)
TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) (photography services, postcard-printing services, sewing/seamstress work)

Tickets, Passes, Tokens

  


American Red Cross (tickets & passes to events, movies, attractions)
The Arc of Monroe (RTS bus passes)
Baden Street Settlement (event tickets, passes, and tokens)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (movie tickets, game tickets, tickets to kid activities: Clubhouse, Altitude, etc.)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (movies, sporting events, restaurants, museums, zoo)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (tickets to community events, bus passes)
CDS Wolf Foundation (tickets to sporting events, concerts, movies, etc.)
Center for Youth (bus passes)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (tickets, passes, tokens)
DePaul (tickets/passes to movies, sporting events, museums, etc.)
East House (ON HOLD) (group tickets to sporting events, concerts, plays)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (RTS bus passes, gas cards, tickets for sporting events, bowling, movies, plays, monthly bus passes, etc.)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (bus passes)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (tickets to community events)
Kirkhaven (tickets: Red Wings, Geva, museums, etc.)
The Margaret Home (passes: Seneca Park Zoo, Strong Museum of Play)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (to local events)
The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester (bus passes)
Starbridge (bus tokens, gift cards to recreational opportunities)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (10-ride bus passes)
Villa of Hope (bus passes)

Tools

  


Cameron Community Ministries (trowels, shovel, weeder)
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society (electric heat gun, palm sander, corded electric saws - see listing)
Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County (antique tools)

Toys, Games, Puzzles, etc.

  


ABC Head Start (Play-Doh, clay, moon sand, STEM and cultural toys - ages 0-5, wood toddler puzzles, etc. - see list)
Baden Street Settlement (board and card games, baby dolls, Barbies, matchbox cars, puzzles, outdoor games)
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc. (new or gently-used Wii, yard games)
C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association (Legos, toys for ages 6 through young adult) )
Carlson MetroCenter YMCA (children's toys and games)
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) (new card games or board games, Uno,Trouble)
CDS Wolf Foundation (yard games: volleyball, croquet)
Charles Settlement House, Inc. (toys, games)
Children Awaiting Parents (children's toys: blocks, Legos, puzzles)
Children's Institute (various items - see list)
The Community Place of Greater Rochester (puzzles, coloring books)
CompassionNet-Rochester Regional Health Home Care (for up-to-date needs, see Amazon Wish List at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1ONTSCL0JRTX5?ref_=wl_share)
Compeer of Livingston County (board and card games)
CP Rochester (various -- see listing)
Dream Factory of Rochester, Inc. (travelsize games, card games)
East House (ON HOLD) (Wii and Wii games, new board games)
Empowering People's Independence (EPI) (board games for adults)
Focus Pregnancy Help Center (children's toys)
Fostering Hope NY, Inc. (non-violent toys)
Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (games in good condition - until 11/1/22)
Friendship Children's Center, Inc. (balls, toys for children ages 12 months to 12 years, large motor toys, Play-Doh, beanie babies)
Gates Recreation & Parks Dept. (board games, new playing cards, puzzles, Legos)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (toys for children)
Golisano Children's Hospital / UR Medicine (Pack 'n Play Grab and Go packs, musical and light-up infant toys, Velvet Art posters, individual packs of Play-Doh, small Lego sets, Superhero action figures, playing cards, Uno cards, Fisher Price Little People)
Heritage Christian Services (toys and medical supplies for small sewing bags for Guatemala)
Kirkhaven (jigsaw puzzles)
Lakeroad Ferret Farm Rescue-Shelter Inc. (used stuffed animals)
Mary Cariola Children's Center (moon sand, Play-Doh, silly putty, puzzles, board games, kids' card games)
Monroe County Jail (jigsaw puzzles, checkers, chess set (hollow, plastic pieces), playing cards, Pinochle cards, Uno, Monopoly playing cards)
New York Museum of Transportation (model fire trucks)
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center (multicultural dolls, peg puzzles for ages 3 to 4 years)
Pirate Toy Fund (new, unwrapped toys - especially for ages 11-14 and 0-2)
Strong Mental Health and Wellness (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)

Vans, Vehicles, Auto Supplies

  


Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc. (van)
Disciples Community Outreach, Inc. (vans, cars)
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc. (minivan)
Imagine Me Community Outreach Inc. (minivan)
Open Door Mission, Inc. (car, truck, boat, or other vehicle donations accepted) See website: opendoormission.com/donate-a-vehicle

 


Pirate Toy Fund (new van for collecting toys)
Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services (minivan or larger van, cars)
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter) (minivan or passenger van)