how 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 through our secure donation website, 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.
Mail checks or other correspondence to Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Attn: Office of Development, 2625 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA, 95134-2107.
Many of our programs need regular volunteers in order to help more people and to run more cost-effectively. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.
Thank you for your compassion and generosity!
how your donations help
Nearly one in four Santa Clara County residents can't make ends meet. We urgently need your financial support to help them rise up out of poverty. Our programs are designed to create wellness and self-sufficiency. We help people change their lives for good. Your donation to Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, in any amount, makes that possible.
On related web pages, you can read client success stories: isolated seniors making friends and getting good, hot, nutritional meals; poor families learning to budget and save money; refugees from war-torn countries starting over; homeless people getting back into housing; and more.
You'll also see how specific dollar amounts can work through Catholic Charities, from $10 transportation passes to a $10,000 library for children in low-achieving schools.
Your support is vital to our clients. Together, we are making a better community for everyone.