This guide has resources for the MOTTO Project.
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2016
- Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services
Collaborating to provide services and opportunities to ensure assimilation of refugees into our society by providing assistance as they strive to be self-sustaining neighbors while still maintaining their own cultural heritage.
All of the organizations listed on this site are in great need of volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering, there are links for contacting each organization on their respective pages.
- Mercy Bridges
Mercy Bridges provides free reading and writing and English as a second language services for adults.
Daystar’s pioneering work to support children coping with serious medical and/or developmental complexities will become a model program for replication, meeting the demand for services to support families and their medically fragile children during their transition from hospital to home, helping children reach their fullest potential.
- Dimitri House
We continue to help the poor and homeless in many ways through our various programs: the men's emergency winter shelter, the emergency food cupboard, the drop-in program and the holiday basket program.
- Compeer Rochester
Compeer Rochester offers a wide range of programs to serve the needs of children and adults receiving mental-health treatment, as well as people in need of emotional support.
- Community Food Cupboard
This web site is dedicated to the supporting our efforts in feeding the poor, elderly and homebound of Northeast Rochester and Irondequoit. Each month, we deliver food to more than 300 poor elderly and homebound clients including many grandparents raising grandchildren. We also provide needed food to the hungry on an emergency basis who come to our facility on Nester Street.
Foodlink's mission is "to end hunger and to leverage the power of food to build a healthier community."
- Hope Hall
Hope Hall is a private, non-sectarian, not-for-profit school designed for students with special learning needs who consistently experience frustration in the traditional classroom setting. Hope Hall is committed to the belief that when students are given respect and enough time in a supportive, multi-sensory learning environment, they can become successful learners.
- St. Ann's Community
St. Ann’s Community promotes the highest levels of independence, and physical and spiritual well-being of older adults in the Catholic tradition of excellence in care and services.
Core values are the essense and approach to living in the spirit of Mercy. These attitudes and behaviors are the soul of the life and learning at Our Lady of Mercy.
Hospitality is a warm and generous welcoming of all. We will cultivate an atmosphere of non-violence, belonging and reverence.
The link below gives contact information for local Catholic churches and Catholic schools. Visit the organization's website to find out more about the church or school.
Many churches run ministries that fall under the Mercy Critical Concerns or Core Values.