4886 Members   Please see the Member FAQ for help
Welcome to the Rochester, NY Freecycle [RNYFC] group
based in the Greater Rochester, NY (U.S.A.) and surrounding areas!
The RNYFC group basically services the Greater Rochester, NY (U.S.A.) region
including Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Genesee and Orleans
and other counties in upstate New York, U.S.A.
The RNYFC group currently has 4886 members.
The RNYFC group migrated from the Yahoo Groups platform
to The Freecycle Network platform on Nov 04, 2010.
The Freecycle Network is currently made up of 5,296 groups with 9,097,771 members across the globe. These numbers are real time!
It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills.
Membership is free, and everything posted must be FREE, legal and appropriate for all ages. To view the items being given away or sought in the Greater Rochester, NY (U.S.A.) area, you must be a member of the local group.
To become a member of the RNYFC group, please do the following:
(1) First, please make sure the email address you used to create your MyFreecycle account has been spelled correctly or the network and moderators will not be able to contact you!
(2) Go to and log in.
(3) Search for and join the "Rochester, NY" group.
(4) Watch for the auto-sent email.
The email is be automatically sent to you immediately when you join.
You may want to check your SPAM folders online and in your email program!
(5) Follow the instructions in that email in order to have your pending membership approved.
Your membership will be pending until the moderator(s) approve your membership based on the information received as per the instructions found in that email.
You only have 2 days to return the requested information before your membership is cancelled and you will need to start over.
If you do not receive the auto-sent email in a short period of time, you may want to check your email program's spam folder as well as your on-line email spam folder.
Why do we do this? To help keep the spammers and scammers OUT of the group as best as we can.
To post a message (after your membership is approved and you are a full member of the group),
log in to the group using your MyFreecycle account
and check out the RNYFC Group File titled "FAQ - How do I make a post?".
Rochester, NY Freecycle group Description:
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To contact the volunteer moderators:  
*** Mark H., Lead Moderator of the RNYFC group ***
RNYFC member since 200603.15
RNYFC Moderator since 200804.07
RNYFC Lead Moderator since 201011.04
Freecycle Ambassador from 201112.14 until 201409.28 (retired)
Freecycl Volunteer Information Services team member from 201304.11 until 201512.31 (retired)
Freecycle FAQs team member from 201412.29  until 201512.31 (retired)
+++ Patti B., Lead Moderator of the RNYFC group +++

RNYFC member since 200701.26
RNYFC moderator since 201204.13
RNYFC Lead Moderator since 201207.15
+++ Lynn W. S., Moderator of the RNYFC group +++

RNYFC member since 201012.15
RNYFC moderator since 201303.26
RNYFC Lead Moderator since 201408.12
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