Baldwinsville Volunteer Center

  • Christmas Bureau
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets
  • Mentoring Program
  • Man/Woman Volunteer of the Year Awards Dinner
  • H.E.L.P. (Household Essentials for Living Pantry)
  • Vision Services Referral Program
  • Helping volunteers find their perfect "volunteer' fit and referring them to our fellow organizations in need of the caring hands of a volunteer!​
Services we provide:

Fundraisers We Host:

  • 'a taste of baldwinsville'
  • Margaritafest

Registration for Christmas Bureau

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Meet our team

Barbara Presley

Board President

Megan O'Donnell

Treasurer/Finance Chair

Margaritafest Co-Chair

Lauri Bernstein

Christmas Bureau Coordinator


Elaine Gagas

Christmas Bureau Chair

Andea Gagas

A Taste of Baldwinsville Chair

Fundraising Chair

Barbara Seiffert

Mentoring Program Chair

Mike Shepard

Advisory Board Member

Margaritafest Co-Chair

Susan McKee

Advisory Board Member

Liz Johns

Student Board Member

Tayeesa Ososkalo

Student Board Member

Carmey Evans

Office Manager

Upcoming Events

Nov. 2 Christmas Bureau Food Drive

                     TOPS Market - Downer St.

                          Sunday, 11/2 12-3p 

All food collections stay in the Baldwinsville Community.


  Current  needs:

Yarn Donations: to make blankets for Syracuse Home and McHarrie Place residents.

Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets:

For large family or small family or monetary

donations are welcome.

Christmas Bureau 2014

Christmas Bureau Registration will be at the Baldwinsville Public Library.

November 14th from 9 am until 12 pm.

November 15th from 10 am until 12 pm.

November 17th from 4 pm until 7 pm.

November 17th from 4p until 7 pm.

Donations needed are:

NEW Toys, NEW Clothes with tags, books, household items, and food.

Please remember teenagers ages 13-18.

The Christmas Bureau will be accepting donations

 from November 29th through December 15th

and will be located at the Rite Aid in River Mall.

Donations will be accepted:

 November 29th 10 am - 2pm

 December 1st -15th

Monday 10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm

Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm

Thursday 10 am - 7 pm

Friday 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

Sunday  CLOSED

For more information or shopping for a specific item,

 contact Lauri at 315.727.5435.

The BVC is proud that Liz Johns and Tayeesa Ososkalo are our Student Advisory Board members this year.  They are also co-presidents of Baker High School Key Club.  The Baker Key Club is currently in the process of raising money to grant a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Their Make-A-Wish goal is $9500. Follow this link for more information about their worthwhile project: