AIDS Rochester, Trillium HEalth
Mission: Trillium Health leads a compassionate community effort within the eight county Finger Lakes region by providing a continuum of programs and services including education, prevention, advocacy and support services for people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Contact: Marcia Famolaro, 585-210-4188
Volunteer Opportunities: Serving with nutritional program (preparing food, putting together health information packets, administrative help, helping with special events/fundraisers
American Cancer Society
Mission: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service
Contact: Sadie Mueller, 585-288-1950
Volunteer Opportunities: Cancer prevention program, organize fundraising/awarness events, serve on one of the four areas of Relay For Life: advocacy, cancer education, relay, and survivorship
Get Involved on Campus: Participate in Relay for Life with Colleges against Cancer, email@example.com
American Heart Association OF Rochester
Mission: To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke
Contact: Robbin Annello, 585-426-4050
Address: 25 Circle Street #102, Rochester NY 14607
Volunteer Opportunities: Educational and fundraising programs.
American Red Cross
Mission: Emergency response organization
Contact: Clara Barton/Livingston County Chapter: 585-335-3500 , Greater Rochester Chapter: 585-241-4400
Volunteer Opportunities: Assisting with blood drive (receptionist, canteen, driver). Other opportunities include: office assistance, craft shows, events.
Get Involved on Campus: Geneseo Red Cross | firstname.lastname@example.org
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Mission: Working to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease
Contact: Gia Coone, 585-546-5890
Volunteer Opportunities: Fund raisers (walk-a-thons, etc.) to find a cure for disease affecting children.
Friends of Strong Hospital
Mission: To promote the mission of Strong Hosptial, working with patient needs and supporting the hospital; visiting a variety of units including Pediatrics, Patient discharge and the Gift Shop
Contact: Mary Collins, 585-275-2420
Address: 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642
Volunteer Opportunities: Fund raisers, working with patients directly, or helping in the Family Waiting Room.
Kids Adjusting Through Support, CAMP GOod days and Special Times
Mission: To help improve the quality of life for children and adults in our programs that are diagnosed with cancer and other life challenges
Contact: Stephanie D'Amico- Constantino, 585-624-5555 ext. 3222
Address: 1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd, Mendon, NY 14506
Program Description: Coordinated through Camp Good Days and Special Times, KATS offers free servies to families who are coping with the serious illness or death of a family member.
Volunteer Opportunities: Children Coping Support Group, help with Camp Good Days and Special Times events
March of Dimes
Mission: Dedicated to improving the health of babies by reducing birth defects and infant mortality
Contact: Katie Cutaia, 585-424-3250
Address: 3445 Winton Pl., Rochester, NY 14623
Volunteer Opportunities: Office support, fund raisers, public relations, fairs, sponsorships and community relations.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Mission: Voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research, comprehensive services, and public health education
Contact: Christina Sherman, 585-424-6560
Address: 1425 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
Volunteer Opportunities: Working at summer camp, annual tele-thon
National Kidney Foundation
Mission: Eradicating kidney disease and advocation of organ donation
Contact: Jessica Cipolla, 585-697-0874
Address: 310 Packett's Landing, Fairport, NY 14450
Volunteer Opportunities: Assist with local programs, fund raising, special events and office work
Contact: Peter Brandt, 585-243-1978
Address: 21 Highland Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454
Program Description: A volunteer-powered Hospice program that provides round-the-clock comfort and caring for people in their last three months of life.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers spend time with residents and their families in a variety of ways including reading and watching TV with residents, physical and emotional care for residents as well as answering phone and preparing small meals