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Thank you for your support! Your generosity will be rewarded two-fold during the Sobrato Challenge. Every new or increased dollar you give will be matched through a 2 to 1 Challenge Grant from the Sobrato Family Foundation. Please donate today and change lives for good. Thank you!

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More Ways to donate

Your support makes our work at Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County possible. There are many ways you can take a stand against poverty and help poor families, the elderly, children and youth, the homeless, refugees, and those with mental illness.

You can make a tax-deductible contribution today online (above), or call (408) 325-5288. Any donation makes a difference. We especially need monthly pledges to support our many ongoing programs. Donors who make annual contributions of $1,000 or more are invited to join our Caritas Society.

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Donor Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Our Donors
We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

If you have any questions concerning this statement, please contact:
Christi Shaw, Senior Director of Development Marketing,
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County,
2625 Zanker Road San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 325-5160,


donate a car

Catholic Charities is grateful to receive donations of working or non-working cars, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, RV’s or boat donations.  

Your vehicle donation directly helps families and individuals in need within Silicon Valley who struggle to be self-reliant. Every donated vehicle helps families attain clothing and household items, helps individuals find jobs through employment services, and helps provide computer, job readiness and ESL classes.


  1. Accept working or non-working vehicles

  2. Fast car donation pick-up seven days a week

  3. Free towing of your donated vehicle

  4. We take care of all the paperwork

  5. Provide a Tax Deduction

CALL 1.866.565.5912

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ways to contribute

There are many ways you can support Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County in addition to cash donations. These giving options allow you to help the poor while receiving tax benefits and other advantages.

Consider making a gift of appreciated stocks & securities that you have held for more than one year. These gifts allow you to avoid capital gains tax and receive a tax deduction.

Think about including Catholic Charities as a beneficiary of your will or estate plan to help provide Catholic Charities with a more secure financial future.

We appreciate corporate donations, and a personal contribution from you may be eligible for your employer's corporate matching gift program.

Donate a memorial gift or honorary gift to recognize and commemorate a special person, event, or anniversary.

We are happy to assist you with your giving options. Please call the Office of Development at (408) 325-5259.

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