Rochester, NY

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The Arc of Monroe

2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Phone: 585-672-2221
Contact: Heather Rowley, Foundation Development Manager

The Arc of Monroe supports people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, as well as a wide variety of other disabilities.  The Arc of Monroe has been providing a variety of programs and services for over 1,700 people with I/DD and their families in the Rochester community for over 60 years. 

Wish List:


  • Arts & Crafts Supplies
  • Building, Home Improvements
  • Gift Cards, Phone Cards
  • Gift Prizes, Holiday Items, etc…
  • Money Donations, Sponsorships
  • Postage Stamps
  • Tickets, Passes, Tokens

Volunteers Needed:
  • Administrative, Professional, Planning, Grant Writing
  • Fundraising, Administration
  • Gardening, Landscaping and Yard Work
  • Special Events
  • “Adopt a House” Volunteer: We are looking for businesses, organizations, families, social groups and others to “Adopt” one of our homes.  We are looking for people to come in and host a party, do a craft project, give a cooking lesson, assist on recreational activities, decorate for the holidays or play music, just to mention a few ideas. We have residential group homes in the Rochester, New York area including Greece, Penfield, Fairport, East Rochester, Rochester, Pittsford.
    Often times the people we support lack connections and the opportunities to make new friends in the community.  The “Adopt a House” program gives them the opportunity to make those valuable connections with others as well as develop mutual friendships. 
  • Teen Volunteer Opportunities
    Gardening, Landscaping and Yard Work

New listing 10/23/18.

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