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August 2016

RYP Volunteers: Fairport Music Festival Benefiting Golisano Children’s Hospital

August 26, 2016 5:00 pm - August 27, 2016 10:00 pm
The Village of Fairport,

The Fairport Music Festival has plenty of great live music, good food, local vendors and tons of fun. ALL proceeds benefit Golisano’s Children’s Hospital at Strong. The show cannot be as successful without volunteers working behind the scenes — come be a part of the action and enjoy the celebrations!   Volunteer responsibilities include: beer tent, gate check, ticket sales, etc.   To officially register as an RYP Volunteer, please complete the registration form:   Volunteers enjoy free entrance…

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September 2016

RYP Volunteers: Wilmot Warrior Walk

September 11, 2016 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Highland Park, South Goodman Street
Rochester, NY United States

Volunteers are needed to help with the 2016 Wilmot Warrior Walk supporting the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Judy DiMarzo Clinical Survivorship Program and cancer research. Volunteers will support the event in the following ways: – Along the course routes keeping participants motivated, and on the courses, and handing out water at water stations. – At the Bowl where our start and finish lines are cheering on those returning from their run/walk. – Helping in the parking areas on the UR campus,…

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RYP Volunteers: “Miles for the Mission” 5k & Painting Party supporting The Open Door Mission of Rochester & NOTA

September 25, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Neighborhood of the Arts,

Join the celebration in Neighborhood of the Arts Sunday, September 25th 8AM – 5PM for their 5k run/walk and painting party supporting the Open Door Mission of Rochester. The 5k will be held at Three Heads Brewing: 186 Atlantic Ave, Rochester Ave 14607 The NOTA Street Painting Party will be painting the intersection of Atlantic Ave and Norwood Street. Volunteers are needed throughout the day to cover various activities for the 5k, painting and clean-up. This is an outdoor event…

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October 2016

RYP Volunteers: Holy Childhood Gala

October 15, 2016 5:00 am - 11:30 pm
Hyatt, 125 East Main Street
Rochester, NY United States

Holy Childhood is seeking volunteers to assist with their Some Kind of Wonderful gala event celebrating Holy Childhood’s 70th Anniversary!   Volunteers will be assisting with multiple tasks including, but not limited to: Assisting guests with mobile bidding (we are using Greater Giving), registration, spotting bids for both the live auction and cash call, check-out, cleaning up after the event, and other tasks as needed.   Volunteers assisting guests with Mobile Bidding, registration, and check-out will be trained the day…

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RYP Volunteers: Fight for Air Climb

October 22, 2016 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Legacy Tower, 1 Bausch and Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604 United States

Each year, the American Lung Association holds the Fight for Air Climb to raise funds for research and support of those with lung diseases. Rochester will hold this climb on Saturday, October 2nd at Legacy Tower. Approximately 280 participants will climb the 400 stairs! We are looking for volunteers to support this event. Volunteers would start between 7-8am and be needed until around 12pm. Volunteers will assist with registration, check in, gear check, refreshments, and clean up. If you are…

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December 2016

RYP Volunteers: Camp Good Days Kazoo Fest

December 8, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eastview Mall, JC Penny Wing, 7979 Route 96
Victor, NY 14564 United States

Our annual event is back! Dress in your most fashionable holiday “ugly” sweater and join RYP as we volunteer with Camp Good Days and Special Times for their annual Kazoo Festival at Eastview Mall!! RYP members will be selling the all-famous kazoos and candy cane pens, water bottles, stuffed animals and much more to accept donations on behalf of the organization. A few hours of your time means a lot as you give back, network with other RYP members, and…

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January 2017

RYP Volunteers: Christopher’s Challenge Basketball Tournament

January 4 12:00 pm - January 8 12:00 pm
St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618 United States

Christopher’s Challenge is holding a 4-day basketball tournament with Eastside Basketball – January 4-8, 2017 at St. John Fisher College. Volunteers are needed for help with concession sales, admission tickets, raffle tickets and the auction. To sign up to volunteer, please email Kayleigh at with your availability and make sure to mention you’re an RYP member!

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February 2017

RYP Volunteers: Polar Plunge

February 12 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Roger Robach Community Center, 4650 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612 United States

An annual event in Rochester, the Polar Plunge raises funds for the New York State Special Olympics. Always a fun atmosphere, RYP volunteers assist with greeting and registering participants, selling raffle tickets and merchandise, distributing towels and other tasks as needed. What better way to help out – without getting wet!! Please sign up to volunteer by January 31st! The registration form can be found here:

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March 2017

RYP Volunteers: American Red Cross Fire & Ice Gala

March 4 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Wintergarden, 1 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604 United States

After a 5-year hiatus, the American Red Cross is bringing back its annual Fire & Ice Gala! They are looking for assistance on planning committees and for support during the day of the event as well. If you’re interested in helping out please contact Teresa Johnson directly at

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RYP Volunteers: A Purse for Change Auction

March 30 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618 United States

Join RYP Volunteers and the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley to help as auction off purses for change! This event raises funds to help support women and children in the Genesee Valley region. Volunteers help to encourage bidding and show case the hundreds of different purses available for auction. Sign up by March 15th to help at this great event! The online registration form can be found here: 

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