Fall Campaign and Newsletter!

Click here to read our Fall 2015 Newsletter! Our annual fall campaign newsletter is fresh off the presses!  Every year we mail out copies to all of our faithful volunteers and donors.  Please read about the new Community Garden and new staff we’ve added this year as well as other program highlights and testimonials! It’s Read More

Holiday Volunteering

Sign-ups start on November 1st for Thanksgiving and December 1st for Christmas. Every year we are really blessed to have an abundance of folks willing to give up time on Thanksgiving and Christmas to volunteer serving our community a beautiful home-style holiday meal. To make it fair and available to those who would like to come Read More

St. Peter’s Garden of Love

     On June 10th, in partnership with FoodLink NY, St. Peter’s installed a community garden! All materials and plants garden were generously donated to us by FoodLink as part of a grant to provide healthy food to the community. Since then, we’ve engaged several community volunteers to help water, harvest, weed and keep a vigilant watch Read More

St. Peter’s is on Facebook and Amazon!

St. Peter’s Facebook Page Amazon Wishlist St. Peter’s Kitchen has officially entered the information age!   We now have a facebook page which will allow us to post information and get our name out to a whole new generation of potential Friends of St. Peter’s Kitchen.  We also now have an Amazon Wish List.  This make it very Read More

We are Filled..Thanks so much!

Our volunteer slots for dinner on Thanksgiving Day are all filled. Thanks so much for your overwhelming response to our Holiday Event. Christmas Day Volunteer Slots will be open starting Dec. 1st. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Needs!

Would you like to help us with our Thanksgiving Day Meal? We are in need of; 5-7 more turkeys 13 small mum plants for our tables plastic rolled table covering in fall colors thanksgiving themed napkins (150) If you can help, we would deeply appreciate it. Please call 585-235-6511 and let us know what item Read More

Holiday Volunteer Sign Up Days

To all those interested in volunteering for Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinners. We will be serving on the actual Holiday. Sign up for Thanksgiving begins Nov. 1, 2014. Sign up for Christmas begins Dec 1, 2014. Thank You.

Volunteer – Delivery

St. Peter’s Kitchen is in need of a team of around 8 volunteers who would be willing to help us with Wegmans and other pick ups. The details are below. If anyone has a van or truck they would be willing to drive that would be very helpful as we are sometimes picking up product from Read More

Jaime Zurita: 9/30/63 – 7/15/14

Please remember in your prayers, Jaime Zurita, a long-time volunteer from our community. Our memorial was on July 28th 2014. Jaime: what can we say about you. Your heart was always in the right place. Your struggle caused you much loss and pain, but you never gave up and tried hard to make your life Read More


Our Day of Caring sponsored by The United Way was amazing. Rochester Silverworks, our “Caring Team”, came and once again completed several jobs, making our space more efficient and up to code. They built our new handicapped accesible ramp rails, which completed our Handicapped Accessible project. They also painted walls, repaired a roofing issue and Read More

Bureau Cat’s Fundraiser, The Cat’s Meow!

The Bureau Cat’s Jazz Ensemble gathered together a host of friends, family and patrons at PI’s Lounge on West Ave. Thursday April 24, 2014 and provided an evening of free music to benefit St. Peter’s Kitchen. What a wonderful success! Admission was a paper product item: toilet tissue, paper towels, kleenex, napkins, etc. Not only did Read More

Cold, Cold and Cold

Well, despite the weather, we are still here serving warm hot lunches. It is so nice to have a quieter time after the hectic holiday season. We had a wonderful “sock give away” for Valentine’s Day and everyone received two new pairs of socks. Thanks to Cara Owens Girl Scout Troop for making and passing Read More

Holiday Thanks

We are so grateful for all those who made our Holiday Season wonderful. From the Parishes who collected towel sets for our regular lunch program participants, those who provided much needed items for our Christmas Meal, individuals and church groups who collected toys for our Children’s Toy Store and even John who played Santa for Read More

Campaign Update

We are almost there! We have just a few short weeks (until January 6, 2014) to raise as much funding as we can through our Annual Campaign. Our goal is to raise $60,000.00 this year. With our operating budget around $130,000.00 our Newsletter/Campaign is our only yearly Appeal. In our efforts use the monies we Read More

Much To Be Thankful For

What an amazing Thanksgiving we had this year, with much help from many wonderful volunteers. We served 122 guests and our “waiter’s and waitresses” were very busy keeping everyone well fed. Our dinner was of course; a generous helping of turkey, mashed potato’s, butternut squash, dressing and lots of gravy. Fresh garden salad, relish tray, Read More


Yes, after three long years of trying to replace our outdated wheelchair lift, (which was no longer made and we could not get replacement parts for) we finally have a vertical lift for those who cannot take our steep staircase or are in wheelchairs. We are so grateful to two large Rochester companies, a few Catholic Read More

Back to School Supply Day

We had an amazing day as over 149 children received beautiful backpacks filled with everything they needed for school. Our biggest year yet! The children were delighted as they came through  and were able to pick out the pack they wanted. It was a very busy lunch hour as we served 206 guests at the same Read More

Can You Help?

St. Peter’s is in dire need of a handicap wheelchair lift. This is a huge expense. We are looking for help with donations to cover $15,000.00. cost of purchase and installation. If anyone knows of a corporation or someone who might be able to donate for this project,we would deeply appreciate it. Thank – you!

Website Update

Dear Friends, we are in the process of updating our site. We have many events to share with you, especially all of our Holiday Happenings. We hope you are having a good start to the new year. Thank you for your patience.