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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Saint's Place

46 S. Main St.
Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone: 585-385-6860
Contact: Isabel Miller, Michele Quinn

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.


Wish List:
  • 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)
  • blankets, all sizes, clean, gently used
  • twin sheets, clean, gently used

Volunteers Needed:
  • Saint's Place has two Tutoring Programs: one at Sacred Heart Cathedral, one at St. Marianne Cope Parish at Guardian Angels. Call for information.
  • 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 8/20/22.  (Wish List and Volunteers Needed updated.)

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