Who Knows?

Who Knows – March 28, 2014



Who knows where to obtain a pattern for a Navy-style peacoat, size 10/12?

Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization
Who could donate cafeteria type trays?
Who could donate yarn?
Who could donate old climbing rope? (not for safety)
Who could donate cargo net for a truck?
Who could donate wire 50 feet (5/8 galvanized)?
Who could donate 10 galvanized Crosby clamps?
Who could donate an ironing board and iron?
Who could donate pencils, scissors and markers?
Who could donate a lightweight wall mirror?
Who could donate a sewing machine?
Who could donate fabric?
Who could donate a mannequin?
Who could donate a camera?
Who could donate t-shirts?

Free Donations Available To Nonprofit Organizations Only
Who could use two SHARPS containers (for syringes and lancets), brand new, never used, original packaging?
Who could use a pair of black horseback riding jodhpurs, black, size M (brand is Helmet Helpers)?
Who could use a wood swing set?
Who could use a large television?
Who could use a freezer?



About sewing a new canopy for a swing: Call 297-9273, 705-3289.
About ‘minute hands’ for an old cuckoo clock:
Call www.eagleamerica.com or 1-800-872-2511, 624-2098.

Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization
About a treadmill: Call 394-1449.

Free Donations Available To Nonprofit Organizations Only
About a large quantity of children’s toothbrushes:
Call 346-9870, 739-0285, 243-4619, 671-3629, 346-3895,
344-2580 x2439 or 343-5808.
About material to make clothespin dolls: Call 346-3895.
About hanging file folders: Call 398-0220.
About 20 gently used 3-ring binders: Call 739-0285.
About a collection of craft magazines: Call 654-4727.
About two timeshares located in Florida, Orlando: Call 305-5497, 654-4727, 377-6010, 398-0220.
About record albums: Call 377-4023.


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Who Can Volunteer…

Labrador Retriever Rescue Organization
www.rudysrescue.org; pbeemer0625@gmail.com
Rochester’s only Labrador Retriever Rescue Organization desperately needs volunteers willing to foster our rescues. For more information and a volunteer application please visit our web site, www.rudysrescue.org. You may also email us at pbeemer0625@gmail.com.

Lifespan of Greater Rochester
Debra Frink, dfrink@lifespan-roch.org; 585-287-6378 or
800-454-5030 ext. 178; 1900 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
Volunteers Needed: Help Change the Nature of Aging – Become an Ombudsman. If you are looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity – then come join our team of Ombudsmen who advocate for individuals residing in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The New York State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program at Lifespan is accepting applications for our April 25, 26,
28, 29 & 30, 2014 mandated certification training to be held in Canandaigua, NY.

Marian’s House
Mary Fazio, 585-287-5553, mfazio@jewishseniorlife.org;
2980 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester
Marian’s House in Brighton is now seeking volunteers to work one day a week or even one day a month. We need assistance with meal prep, musicians, activities assistance or maybe just providing companionship to one of our guests. Come spend time in our brand new home, while we provide the much needed respite time for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.

Meals On Wheels/Visiting Nurse Service
Julie Malley, jmalley@vnsnet.com, (585) 787-8326;
2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580; www.vnsnet.com
Hot meals, warm smiles, independence, and peace of mind.
Volunteers are urgently needed to deliver meals in Brighton,
Pittsford, Greece, Irondequoit and the City of Rochester. You can
volunteer weekly, monthly, or seasonally! Information on how you
can get started volunteering can be found on our website at
www.vnsnet.com under the Meals on Wheels tab or by calling the
Volunteer Services office at 787-8326.

National MS Society Upstate NY Chapter
Ashley Greenman, Ashley.Greenman@nmss.org,
585-271-0808 x70322
Partner with us in the fight against MS! We need volunteers to help
at special events like Bike MS, programs like the Friendly Visitor
program, to serve on task forces, work in our Rochester office, and



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