• The season of giving doesn’t have to end with the start of the new year.

    <p>Brenda Hartmetz pulls items from the shelves Aug. 10, 2016, at Joseph&rsquo;s Place, a food pantry operated by Rochester&rsquo;s Cathedral Community. (File photo)  </p>

    Brenda Hartmetz pulls items from the shelves Aug. 10, 2016, at Joseph’s Place, a food pantry operated by Rochester’s Cathedral Community. (File photo)

  • EAST ROCHESTER — Based on her 45-year commitment to the East Rochester Community Resource Center — including the past three decades as president and director — 87-year-old Teresa Quinzi-...

    <p>Teresa Quinzi-Willette, director of the East Rochester Community Resource Center, poses in the center&rsquo;s food pantry area Dec. 19. (Courier photo by John Haeger)  </p>

    Teresa Quinzi-Willette, director of the East Rochester Community Resource Center, poses in the center’s food pantry area Dec. 19. (Courier photo by John Haeger)

  • One family of recently arrived refugees asked for warm socks. Another asked for a rice cooker. A third asked for a cozy blanket.

    <p>Esperence Batamuriza goes through racks of clothing Oct. 18, 2017, at the Saint&rsquo;s Place clothing closet, located at St. John of Rochester Church in Fairport. (File photo)  </p>

    Esperence Batamuriza goes through racks of clothing Oct. 18, 2017, at the Saint’s Place clothing closet, located at St. John of Rochester Church in Fairport. (File photo)

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