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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter)

1 Favor Street
Rochester , NY 14608
Phone: 585-256-5050 x16
Contact: Director

Provides a collaborative sports program for youth ages 11-19 who live within the Rochester city limits. All Star Basketball mentors/coaches encourage basic skills and teach life principles regardless of race, gender, religion or ethnicity. Parent Life program provides support services to teen parents encouraging them to further their education, move toward independent living and become life-long followers of Jesus Christ.


Wish List:
  • baby wipes, diapers, diaper pails, diaper rash cream, lotion, baby powder, baby shampoo, etc.
  • baby toys of all sizes (excluding stuffed animals)
  • gift cards: Wegmans, Walmart, BJ's, Hess, etc.
  • laptop computers: good working condition
  • monetary gifts (can be donated online)
  • sporting equipment (new or used) for basketball
  • toiletries for teen parents: body wash, deodorant, lotion, sanitary napkins, etc.
  • van: minivan or passenger van
  • cleaning supplies: disinfectant wipes, toilet cleaning supplies, paper towels, dust mops
  • first-aid kits
  • office supplies: pens, pencils, paper clips, copy paper, Post-it notes, tape (clear, masking, packing), etc.
  • restroom supplies: toilet paper, hand soap, paper towels
  • snack bar items: candy bars, Gatorade, soda, hot dogs, buns, snack-size chips, etc.
  • paper products: paper plates, napkins, plastic cups, plastic tableware
  • arts and crafts kits and supplies: markers (all types), Sharpie markers, crayons, construction paper, colored pencils, #2 pencils
  • copy paper

Volunteers Needed:
  • Looking for adults to serve as mentors for one year. Mentors need to be at least 21 years old, pass background checks, have a NYS driver license, and a reliable vehicle. Please contact our office for more information.
  • Spruce up the building in various ways (one-time volunteer day for groups or individuals).
  • Coaches for the basketball season.
  • Grant writing.
  • Building renovations.

Information reviewed by agency 9/19/23. (Wish list updated.)