Wish List – In Kind Donations

By donating everyday items to Family Promise Rochester, you can make a difference in the loves  families experiencing homelessness who are working hard to regain sustainable independence.

Family Promise needs in-kind donations such as personal toiletries, public transportation passes, diapers, books, etc., to provide comfort and relief to our guest families. In addition, we welcome donations of gently used computers for out guests to use for job searches, resume writing, apartment hunting, and so much more!


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Amazon Smile

As an Amazon.com partner, Family Promise Rochester receives 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases when you shop at smile.amazon.com and select Family Promise Rochester.
Here's how that works:
1. Go to smile.amazon.com
2. Sign in to (or create) your account
3. Type in: Family Promise Rochester (yes,        that's us!)

4. Click Select
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We LOVE Target, so we created a registry for items needed for the North Star House (shelter).
Click HERE to start shopping!
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Capital One Shopping

Be sure to check out Capital One Shopping to save $$ on everyday items that you purchase online. This free tool compares prices among various retailers to ensure you are getting the best deal while supporting Family Promise Rochester at the same time.

An integral part of a family's success is dependent of the support of their peers.  Family Promise Rochester's Giving Tree Wishlist is just that, a way to support families beginning their new lives in their new homes.  

This holiday season, consider checking out the Giving Tree Wishlist for items that benefit families year round.  

Click the icon to view the 2021 Giving Tree Wishlist


Giving Tree

Wish list


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  • Office supplies: printer paper

  • Bus Passes

  • Laundry supplies: detergent (liquid and Tide pods), dryer sheets, laundry bags

  • Paper products: paper plates, paper towels, plastic eating utensils, toilet paper

  • Toiletries: deodorant, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products


  • Over-the-counter medicine: Tylenol, Band Aids, Cough Drops, Alcohol Swabs​, Antihistamines (children and adult), Cough and cold medicine (unopened- children and adult), 

  • Cleaning products: Dish detergent, Trash Bags, Lysol spray, Lysol Wipes

  • Gift cards for essentials:  Walmart, Target, HyVeeetc.

  • New or gently used furniture and household items. Note: Please send photos of the items first.

  • Winter weather gear: Coats, hats, boots, scarves, snow pants, and gloves

  • Diapers: Size 4 and wipes

  • Clothes: All Men's sizes, Boys sizes 7/8 and up, Girls sizes 7/8 and up. (These are sizes we get the least of)