Urgent needs

School uniforms, alarm clocks, winter coats, sneakers that fit - what may seem like "small" things can be big barriers to school attendance and school engagement for children. Students living in poverty do not have basic school supplies - but they're also missing other critical things that keep them from showing up to school prepared to learn.

You can help us clear a path to success for our community's most vulnerable students by providing basic items urgently needed by our students and their families. Your financial donation can directly support the purchase of items on this list, or you may donate the items directly.

Financial Donation

To make a financial donation towards the purchase of urgently needed items, please click here.

Donate Items Directly

To arrange a pick up or drop off of items, please contact Rebecca Ferri at 585-563-2969 or click here to email.

Items Needed

Clothing items:

Sizes youth S (5/6) through Youth XL (14/16)

  • Winter Coats / Snow Pants
  • Children's Underwear
  • Boots
  • Uniform Pants (khaki, navy)
  • Long and Short-Sleeved Polo Shirts (light blue, navy blue, white)

Non-clothing items:

  • Alarm clocks
  • Detergent
  • Toothbrushes & toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Soap, shampoo, conditioner
  • Hair brushes
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Cricket minute gift-cards
  • Phone chargers

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