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.
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)
pots and pans, especially large cooking pots and saucepans
telephones (not battery-operated)
towels (all sizes)
Tutoring: assist students with homework and school projects (4:45 to 6:00 pm Mondays at Good Shepard Church and Thursdays at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit). Help adults learn the English language.
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.
Plan and work on a fundraising committee. Plan and organize fundraisers. Monthly meetings.
Information reviewed by agency 8/28/18. (Contact information and Volunteers Needed updated.)