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.

Wish List:
  • 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
  • drying racks
  • 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)

Volunteers Needed:
  • 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.)

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