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Giving Hope, Sharing Christ. 


Rochester Family Mission reaches out to inner-city families caught in a cycle of poverty and equips them practically, emotionally and spiritually. Our goal is to break that cycle by empowering families through education, health, and social service.

Since 1927, the Rochester Family Mission, a Christian ministry dedicated to improving the quality of life for inner-city residents of Rochester. The Mission offers literacy programs for individuals to function successfully in the competitive workplace, health education that links vulnerable people to programs ensuring basic human needs are met regardless of their age, race or religion.


Volunteer Opportunities in November:

There is a need for many volunteers to deliver Thanksgiving baskets on these days:
Saturday, Nov 22nd from 10am to 4pm
Sunday, Nov 23rd from Noon to 4pm
Monday, Nov 24th from 9am to 4pm
Tuesday, Nov 25th from 9am to 4pm

We are looking for drivers on Saturday and Sunday to deliver as many of the 700+ baskets as possible on those two days.   If you can help on any of these 4 days, please contact:
Suzanne at

The baskets will be picked up from Pearce Church, 4322  Buffalo Road.

Volunteering in December


Rochester Family Mission gives us an opportunity to live out our faith during the Christmas holiday season. RFM provides food and toys for over 700 families during this time, and we need your help to get this job done!

 Ways you can help:

·        purchasing food (list attached, please deliver to the mission)

·        sorting food

·        packing

·        distribution of food & toys

NOTE: If you would like to volunteer and/or need addition, please contact our volunteer coordinator by e-mail:


Christmas Baskets & Toys Schedule 2014 @ 1 Favor Street

** Absolute last day for Toy delivery is Thursday, December 11th

Gift are to be dropped-off at 1 Favor Street (YFC)

(Call ahead to arrange delivery)

Gift Sorting

Monday, December 15th ~ 1St Shift:  9:00am – 12:00pm 2nd Shift: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Tuesday, December 16th ~ 1St Shift:  9:00am – 12:00pm 2nd Shift: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Wednesday, December 17th ~ 1St Shift:  9:00am – 12:00pm 2nd Shift: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Thursday, December 18th ~ 1St Shift:  9:00am – 12:00pm


Toys Set-up for Distribution

Monday, December 22nd ~ 12:00pm – 2:00pm @ 1 Favor Street (YFC)


Food Baskets Prep Set-up

Wednesday, December 17th ~ 6:00pm – 9:00pm (Transporting Food from RFM & Foodlink to YFC)

Friday, December 19th ~ 1St Shift:  1:00pm – 4:00pm 2nd Shift: 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Set-up)


Pack Food Baskets

Saturday, December 20th ~ 9:00am – 2:00pm  


Distribute Food & Toys

December 23, 2014

1st Shift:  8:30am – 10:30am 2nd Shift: 10:15am – 12:15pm

3rd Shift: 12:00am – 2:00pm