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Rochester's Community Wishbook


Mary Cariola Children's Center

1000 Elmwood Ave., Ste. 100
Rochester, New York 14620
Phone: 585-271-0761
Contact: Linda Henning

Mary Cariola Children's Center is the regional leader in personalized, interdisciplinary, evidence-based education and life skill solutions that inspire and empower children, youth and young adults with complex disabilities and medical needs.  Mary Cariola educates, cares and serves over 450 students and 44 residents, ages 3 to 21.  Our students come from 10 counties and nearly 50 different school districts. The agency employs over 675 staff who work on two school campuses and in six residential homes.

Wish List:
NO DONATIONS BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME (current as of May 21, 2021.)

  • moon sand
  • bean bag chairs
  • plastic bins with lids (shoe box size)
  • plastic wall clocks
  • Play-Doh
  • Silly Putty
  • stickers (superheroes, animals)
  • MP3 Players
  • portable CD players
  • headphones (not ear buds)
  • washcloths
  • Band-aids (fun ones for kids)
  • cotton balls
  • body washes/body sprays
  • drawing pads
  • teen magazines
  • early reader books (grade 1-5)
  • nail polish
  • puzzles
  • board games
  • kids' card games
  • sleds
  • adult tricycles
  • cloth napkins
  • kids' workout DVDs
  • Blu-ray player
  • inside swings, platform
  • Blue tooth speakers
  • kitchen items, colored measuring cups bake ware
  • activities books things to do crafts
  • gift cards for outing such as baseball games, glo golf, adventure landing (activity)
  • sensory items, weighted blankets, iPads, mini tramps, fun hand-held activities
  • zoo membership/ Strong Museum membership
  • youth and adult toothbrushes, small tubes of toothpaste


Volunteers Needed:

Information reviewed by agency 05/17/21. (No Wish List items or Volunteers Needed.)

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