The Asbury First Dining & Caring Center (DCC), located on the lower floor of 1010 East Avenue, provides meals and other services for the homeless and hungry. The Dining & Caring Center now has their own website! Check them out HERE.
On the Center's first day in 1993, soup and sandwiches were served to eight guests; a total of 1,535 meals were served that first year. Today, the Dining & Caring Center serves more than 24,000 meals each year.
The Dining & Caring Center also supports a bicycle program that supplies free refurbished bikes to guests. We provide free laundry facilities, showers and haircuts, and much more, including:
All of this happens through the work of more than 250 volunteers from Asbury First, other churches and synagogues, Boy and Girl Scouts, and other service organizations and individuals. If you would like to:
please contact Director Michele Cooley at
If you wish to donate items to the DCC, you'll find "Stock a Shelf" baskets across the Asbury First campus. We are always looking for:
During the cold months, we are open until 12:00 noon on Tuesday and Thursday.
Every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome!
Asbury First United Methodist Church1050 East Ave.Rochester, NY 14607Phone: (585) 271-1050Fax: (585) 271-3743