Saint's Place (St. Louis Church) assists legal refugees starting their first home in Rochester. The people we assist are starting from scratch. They arrive with only a few personal belongings. Also helps the poor and needy in the Rochester area by working with other not-for-profit organizations.
appliances (small), especially rice cookers, irons, working vacuum cleaners, and clock radios
baby diapers, all sizes
blankets, twin and double sheets, twin and double comforters
dishes, flatware, and glasses
furniture (gently-used): dressers, kitchen tables and chairs, coffee tables, end tables, beds (twin or double; no king-size), sofas. (No recliners or sofa beds)
table lamps (large), floor lamps
pots and pans, especially large cooking pots and saucepans
towels (all sizes)
winter coats, men's and women's (sizes S, M, L)
Tutoring Programs have been postponed until January 2021.
House volunteer: sort and organize donations at our 46 S. Main Street location in Pittsford. A 2-hour weekly commitment. Must have good mobility.
Clothing Closet (located at Saint John of Rochester Church in Fairport): Assist refugees in selecting clothing, help sort and place clothing in proper places.
Public Relations/Marketing: Flexible schedule on a project-by-project basis.
Grant-writing strategies and activities. Monthly evening meetings.
Information reviewed by agency 9/9/20. (Wish List and Volunteers Needed updated.)