St. Joseph's House of Hospitality

P.O. Box 31049
Rochester, NY 14603
Phone: 585-271-2323
Contact: George McVey
Fax: 585-325-3017

Email: macswim@frontiernet.net
Website: www.saintjoeshouse.org

Serves lunch daily, operates a men's emergency shelter, gives out clean men's clothes, provides a shower, offers clothes washing, and makes available a local phone; all with no charge to recipients. Holds a weekly ecumenical service on Tuesdays; advocates for those who are homeless or on the brink of being there.

Wish List

  • aprons, dish towels, bath towels, sleeping bags
  • blankets for emergency shelter
  • cleaning supplies: bathroom cleaner, bleach, Pinesol, dish detergent, laundry powder, scrub sponges
  • grocery-store items: sugar, mayonnaise, margarine, butter, peanut butter, jelly, jam, coffee, baked beans, mustard, ketchup
  • men's clothes: e.g., jeans, pants, T-shirts, coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, winter hats, gloves, boots, sneakers, white socks, socks, underwear
  • paper towels, sandwich bags, 39-gallon trash bags, toilet paper
  • silverware, salt and pepper shakers
  • toiletries (travel-size): toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving cream, soap, disposable shaving razors, hand lotion, foot powder and cream

Volunteers Needed

  • Prepare and serve lunch: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sort clothes.
  • Clean.
  • Help staff the night shelter (October 15 through April 15). Will train.

 Information reviewed by agency 8/21/13.