#CRCDS Caring Community Initiatives

#CRCDS Caring Community Initiatives

CRCDS is focusing our efforts this year on caring for those in our community.  Some of our initiatives include Engaging Rochester, #CRCDSCares Conversations, and support of local organizations and churches who are helping those in our community.

October/November 2021 Initiative:

This Fall, we are partnering with the Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester. 

Beginning October 11th - November 15th, the CRCDS community will be collecting items for babies and small children who stay at the Shilly Family House, a domestic violence shelter. We will be collecting the following items:

New Items:  New or Gently Used Items:

Baby wash, powder and lotion

Boys pajamas:

Sizes 0-3M, 12M, 3T, 4T


Boys Fall/Winter clothing:

Sizes 2T

Baby blankets

Girls pajamas:

Sizes 18M, 24M, 2T, 3T, 4T

Teething rings

Girls Fall/Winter clothing:

Sizes 6-9M, 12M, 24M, 2T

Amazon (suggested items): 
Want to order online and ship directly to CRCDS? Below are a few suggested items if ordering from Amazon. You can ship it directly to us at:
320 North Goodman Street
Suite 207
Rochester, NY 14607
Baby blankets (click here for link)
Baby teething rings (click here for link)
Baby pacifiers (click here for link)
Baby wash, lotion, shampoo sets (click here for link)
Drop off information: 

Bins will be placed in the foyer and available for item donations.

For current students, staff and faculty: 

The foyer will be opened:

Monday’s: 12 – 8 pm

Tuesday’s: 12 – 6 pm

Wednesday’s: 8 am – 12 noon

Thursday’s: 10am – 2 pm

For alumni/ae and guests: 

Director of Development, Lisa Bors will be available to accept alumni/ae donations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 2pm starting October 19th. 


Download the flyer HERE. 

Download a brochure to learn more about Willow Domestic Violence Center of Greater Rochester HERE.