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.
- Nativity Preparatory Academy
Nativity Preparatory Academy is a Roman Catholic middle school designed for highly self-motivated, economically disadvantaged students whose potential for academic success has been compromised by negative social and economic factors affecting them and their families.
- Notre Dame Learning Center
The Notre Dame Learning Center was established in 2004 to address the needs of Rochester children having difficulty in school.
- CP Rochester
CP Rochester exists to support people with physical and developmental disabilities in choosing and accomplishing successive, individualized life goals. We do this by providing a wide range of services to people of all ages in the greater Rochester area including clinical, educational, residential, and recreational programs.
- 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."
- Quad A for Kids
The Quad A for Kids mission is to promote the personal and social development of our City of Rochester youth.
- Greater Rochester Red Cross
"The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world."
- ArtPeace, Inc.
ArtPeace, Inc. is a 501(c3) not-for-profit organization founded in Rochester , NY that cultivates positive living and working. We are transforming education and creating social change by developing strengths in underserved youth and adults, through the integration of arts, recreation, technology and entrepreneurship.
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.
Justice-Making is removing barriers that prevent people from flourishing. We will strive to open our hearts and minds as we work with others to transform unjust systems.
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.