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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


SewGreen @ Rochester

438 W. Main Street
Rochester , NY 14608
Phone: 585-328-2642 (shop phone)
Contact: Jacki Marthinsen, Jane Beck, Ansel Eklund

Donation guidelines and shop hours are on our website.

We accept donations of leftover fabric, yarn, notions, sewing machines, and other needlework supplies and tools. We endeavor to keep those materials from becoming landfill waste. In our workspace, we connect skilled volunteers with people eager to learn to sew, knit or do other needlework. Through our store, we provide affordable materials and classes.

Wish List:
  • books
  • crochet hooks
  • embroidery floss
  • fabric: 1/2 yd or more
  • knitting needles, yarn
  • notions: thread, buttons, zippers, fasteners, pins, needles
  • patterns
  • pillow forms
  • polyfill and batting
  • scissors
  • sewing baskets
  • sewing machines, portable
  • trim, lace, ribbon
  • quilting tools
  • check donations made out to SewGreen@Rochester, Inc.

Volunteers Needed:
  • Shop attendants.
  • Sorters of donated items.
  • Preppers of donated items for sale/use.
  • Instructors.
  • Mentors.
  • Camp and after-school counselors.
  • Opportunities for Teens:
  • Camp counselors.
  • After-school counselors.
  • Mentors.
  • Sorters.
  • Preppers.
  • Instructors.

Information reviewed by agency 9/19/23. (Contact information updated.)