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Messenger Post Media prints this column to keep readers informed of "wishes" submitted by local charities. Here are two agencies listed in this year’s Community Wishbook. 

Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities 

1622 state Route 332 

Farmington, New York, 14425 

Phone: 585-398-0220 

Contact: Lorene Benson 



Purpose: Dedicated to bringing the performing and visual arts to students with disabilities. 

Wish List 

• Art books 

• Art supplies: construction paper, drawing paper, poster board, acrylic paint, poster paint, oil pastels, paint brushes (all sizes and shapes), watercolor markers, drawing pencils, yarn, ribbon, twine, markers, glue, etc. 

• Card tables, work tables: 6 feet long 

• Computer, laptop; iPad 

• GPS navigation systems in working order 

• Musical instruments 

• Office supplies: sturdy 1-inch binders, copy paper, office envelopes 

• Smartboard, easels 

• Shelving, tall 

Volunteers Needed 

• Teacher's aide for persons with disabilities. 

• Musicians, vocalists, dance and art assistants. 

• Fundraising committee members. 

• Stage hands, box office volunteer. 

Camp Heartstrings/Camp Dreams 

2180 Empire Blvd. 

Webster, New York, 14580 

Phone: 585-274-4069 

Contact: Michele Allman 



Purpose: A three-day camp for children who are adjusting to the death of a loved one. Promotes understanding, acceptance, healing and hope through a comprehensive program of activities. It is staffed by credentialed professionals and trained volunteers. 

Wish List 

• Crayola markers, Sharpie markers and pens, paint pens 

• Gift cards: Wegmans, Staples, Dollar Store, Amazon, Visa, Target 

• Index cards 

• Ball Mason jars (new), pint-size only 

• Votive lights (looks like votive candles) 

• Clipboards 

Please contact the charities directly if you can help. Visit for other local charities.

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