Rochester, NY

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Mothers in Need of Others Ministry (MINO)

1 Favor Street (in the Youth for Christ building)
Rochester, NY 14608
Phone: 585-348-8596
Contact: Maria Wehrle

Mothers in Need of Others (MINO – pronounced "minnow") is a ministry that assists social service agencies and church outreach programs by providing maternity and baby items and feminine and personal hygiene products that their clients need to care for themselves and their families.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11 am to 4 pm.

Wish List:

Special Need 2/16/21: Mothers In Need of Others has critical need for the following items:  

To donate, call: (585) 348-8596 to schedule a drop off time.
Dollar Store items welcomed and encouraged!
  • baby care items: diapers (preemie, newborn, 4-6), wipes, formula (espEnfamil with iron - yellow can), bottles
  • feminine hygiene: pads, tampons, nursing pads
  • baby gear: pack n’ plays, strollers, car seats, high chairs 

Donations can be dropped off at 1 Favor Street in the Youth for Christ building.
Case managers and donors: please call or email to schedule a pick-up or drop-off time. By Appointment Only!time.
  • baby care items: diapers, wipes, formula, bottles, baby bath, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
  • baby gear: pack n' plays, strollers, car seats, high chairs, diaper bags, baby carriers, receiving blankets, towels, etc.
  • feminine products: partial packs of individually wrapped pads & tampons accepted
  • nursing items: nursing pads, privacy covers, Boppy pillows, (partial packs of individually wrapped nursing pads accepted) 
  • personal hygiene products: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, razors, etc.
  • paper goods: toilet paper, paper towels, tissues 
  • cleaning supplies: laundry detergent, dish washing liquid, all-purpose cleaner, bleach, cleaning sponges

  •  MINO ministry CANNOT accept the following items:

    • Clothing: (we are referring all clothing donors to the Central Church of Christ Clothing Closet, 101 S. Plymouth Ave., Rochester, NY 14608)
    • Toys: (other than brand new during Oct.-Dec. for our annual Christmas Outreach Event) 
    • Car Seats that are missing straps or damaged in any way (within 5 years of date of manufacture)
    • Baby items that are dirty, mildewed, rusty, or that have missing or broken pieces. NO RECALLED OR EXPIRED ITEMS!
    • Childrens’ Furniture: cribs, toddler beds, activity seats, or play gyms (due to space limitations!)
    • No breast pumps, crib bumper pads, or walkers

            No used, opened, or damaged bottles of cleaners or personal hygiene products. 

Information reviewed by agency 3/7/21. (Wish List updated.)

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