Donations Needed for Helping Hands Box

Supporting Marketview Heights and Lewis Street Community

The Helping Hands Box was created by the YMCA Center for Equity at Lewis Street with partners at the Lewis Street Community Committee in the spring of 2021 as a resource for the Marketview Heights and Lewis Street community. It has been operating on a take what you need, leave what you can system, but is in desperate need of donations. Below is a list of current needs.

  • Hand Soap
  • Body Soap
  • Hand Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Wash Cloths
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Body Lotion
  • Chapstick
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Hairbrushes
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Pads and Tampons
  • Baby Diapers (all sizes)
  • Dishwasher Soap
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Cleaning Spray
  • Sponges
  • Ajax
  • Bleach

Donations can be dropped off at any time and placed in the box directly at 53 Lewis Street, Rochester NY 14605. You can also drop donations off in your local YMCA branch through October 16, 2021.