Open Door Mission, Inc.

PO Box 14236
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585-454-6696
Contact: Chris Scribani 325-3243
Fax: 585-454-2092


A multi-service outreach ministry working to rescue, recover, and restore hurting people throughout our community.

(Caring Center: 156 N. Plymouth Ave.)
(Samaritan Rescue Shelter: 210 W. Main St.)

Donation Drop-Off Location: Mission Caring Center, 156 North Plymouth Ave.  Monday through Sunday 9 am to 5 pm.

Car Donations Accepted
Donate a car fast and easy to benefit Open Door Mission with Your car, truck, boat, or other vehicle provides the crucial support Open Door Mission needs to continue their mission in your community.

Wish List

Current Needs

For latest list of current needs, see Thank you!

General Needs (
  • allergy medicine, multivitamins, Tylenol, Ibuprofen, cough syrup (non-alcoholic), Sudafed/sinus medicines
  • clothing (all sizes) and underwear for men, women, children; winter clothing (all sizes) including hats, gloves, mittens, boots
  • financial support (please visit our website at or by phone text opendoormission to 77977 to make a contribution today)
  • flip-flop shower sandals (L, XL)
  • gasoline cards
  • gift cards: Wegmans, Walmart, Sam's Club
  • gloves (plastic or latex) for food handlers
  • grocery-store items: mayonnaise, salt, pepper, salad dressings, coffee, creamers (powder or liquid), sugar, milk, hot & cold cereals, laundry soap, bleach, liquid dish soap
  • linens: twin-bed sheets, blankets, bath towels, hand towels, washcloths
  • office supplies: rubber bands, plain window envelopes, copy paper, staples, Wite-Out, black markers
  • paper products: napkins, disposable plates, paper towels, bathroom tissues, toilet tissue, Styrofoam/cardboard cups and Styrofoam/cardboard bowls (8-ounce, 12-ounce)
  • plastic silverware: forks, spoons, knives
  • plastic garbage bags, 13- and 55-gallon
  • postage stamps
  • personal care items: shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap (trial sizes), disposable razors, shaving cream, deodorants, foot powder, brushes, combs
  • tube socks, men's
  • used ink jet and laser printer cartridges (for recycling)
  • vacuum-cleaner bags

Volunteers Needed

  • Meal service.
  • Coffee service.
  • Food pantry.
  • Chapel service.
  • Clothing distribution program.
  • Bible Study leader.
  • Administrative.
  • Visit

Information reviewed by agency 8/23/16. (Wish List updated.)