donate food, clothing, and other essentials

If you would like to drop off a donation, please drop it off at 156 N. Plymouth Ave, Rochester NY 14608.  We are open any time from 9AM to 5PM from Monday to Friday.

Looking for ways to help? 




Blessing Bags

Help us provide essential needs through supplying hygiene items for our blessing bags.

1. Toothbrushes

2. Tooth paste (Full/Travel)

3.  Soap (Full/Travel)

4.  Shampoo (Full/Travel)

5.  Conditioner (Full/Travel)

6.  Feminine Hygiene (Liners, Tampons, Liners)

7.  Deodorant (Men/Women)

8.   Lotion (Full/Travel)

9.   Body Wash (Full/Travel)

10. Combs/Brushes

11. Nail Clippers

12. Q-tips/Cotton Balls

13. Hand Sanitizer

14. Lip Balm

15. Razors

16. Body Powder

17. Foot Powder

18. Band-Aids

19. Kleenex (Full/Travel)

20. Shaving Cream


Clothing Donation

Help us provide essential needs through supplying our most needed clothing items. 

1. Womens Plus Sized clothing

2. Womens Plus Size underwear, bras, camisoles

3. Mens Plus Size clothing

4. Mens Plus Size underwear (please no white briefs)

5. Boys Underwear

6. Girls Underwear

7. Girls Tween Bras



FOOD DOnation 

All food donations are welcome! Below are our most  URGENT needs.

1. Breakfast cereals

2. Coffee

3. Non-dairy creamer

4. Canned soup and vegetables

5. Salad dressings

6. Bottled water

7. Cans of chicken and beef broth 

8. 8 oz. cups


emergency food baskets

1 box of cereal
1 shelf stable milk 
1 1lb. pasta 
1 jar or can of sauce
1 small peanut butter
1 small grape jelly
2 soups of any kind 
2 canned fruits 
2 canned veggies 
2 canned beans
2 canned chicken
2 canned tuna
2 mac & cheese
1 1lb rice
1 box mashed potatoes
1 bottle of oil
1 bottle of juice
1 container of milk
1 dozen eggs
1 loaf of bread
 1-2 pks of meat
fruit snacks
granola bars
cereal bars


Holiday Needs

Help us provide these essential needs for our community meals this Holiday season! 

 1. Paper towels

2. Turkey Gravy

3. Coffee

4. Turkey Broth

5. Salad dressings

6. Bathroom tissue

7. Stuffing Mix

8. Non-dairy powdered creamer

9. 8oz Styrofoam cups

10. Sugar

11. Frozen Cooked Ham

12. Canned Cranberry

13. Sweet Potatoes



We also accept some basic  items for families in our Permanent Supportive Housing program.

If you have something that may help one of these families please contact Shawn Baldwin at 585-325-3283 or email sbaldwin@

You can now partner with Open Door Mission by providing our most urgent needs from our Wishlist on
All orders will be delivered directly to Open Door Mission’s Caring Center location at 156 North Plymouth Avenue (No Exceptions Please)