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Let’s ROC For A Reason 

Looking to volunteer or make a donation during the COVID-19 pandemic? Check out ways you can support our community with this list from Visit Rochester’s Visitor Industry Council (VIC) “ROC For A Reason” Task Force. 

We would love to see how you ROC For a Reason! Share any pictures of yourself, your co-workers, or family participating in any of the activities below on social media using #VisitROC. Do you know of other volunteer needs within the community? Help us grow this list by emailing Meredith Howie or Elena Oyer

Here’s how you can help!

  1. Compass Cycle / Donations for Center for Youth

  2. DiBella’s Pay It Forward Program

  3. Effortlessly Healthy Donations for Healthcare Workers

  4. Chef’s Catering Donations for Healthcare Workers

  5. South Wedge Food Program 

  6. Ronald McDonald House Cater-A-Meal

  7. Iron Smoke Distillery “Smoke Out Covid 19” Bartender Support

  8. Make a Mask for URMC

  9. YMCA Gardening & Outdoor Work

  10. Rochester Regional Health

  11. WNY Fighting Covid

  12. Red Cross In Urgent Need Of Donors & Delivery Driver

  13. FoodLink

  14. United Way

  15. RV’s 4 MD’s

  16. LifeSpan

  17. Meals on Wheels/FeedMore WNY 

  18. Imprintable Solutions & Sweet Ida Mae’s Food Pantry