Help fulfill our mission
Serving Rochester, NY since 2017, Beyond the Sanctuary addresses the physical and emotional challenges of poverty and hunger in a collaborative, compassionate, and dignified manner. We help community members move from assistance to become self-sustaining.
Our Goal, Vision, & Guiding Principles
How We Can Help You
How You Can Help Us
BTS Partners with Geva Theatre for
Free Ticket Program
Beyond the Sanctuary is partnering with Geva Theatre to expand the Geva Pass program that provides Rochester residents of ZIP codes 14605, 14606, 14608, 14611, 14613, 14615, 14616, and 14621 free tickets to select shows!
We're in the news!
We've been busy! From our Summer Camp to our recent luncheon, we've had all sorts of activities going on for our community and volunteers. They've been getting noticed, too!
We recently had local news stations, such as News 8 and 13 Wham, reach out to cover our events. Check out our blog posts to learn more about what they had to say!
Beyond the Sanctuary addresses the physical and emotional challenges of poverty and hunger in a collaborative, compassionate and dignified manner and helps community members move from assistance to become self-sustaining.
We are powered by the dedication, energy, talents, and love our volunteers give to our community every day. We'd love to have you join our team!
We're proud of the work we do together with our community
Listen to what Hannah from DelphiRise has to say about us!
Beyond the Sanctuary is located in the historic Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Established over 190 years ago, it is the oldest African American church in Monroe County, and hosted figures such as Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony.