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 the mentally ill.

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 CaritasSociety.

We also accept checks, appreciated stock or other assets, bequests and other planned gifts, honorary and memorial gifts, corporate donations and employer matching gifts, and vehicle donations.

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!

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donate a vehicle

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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, helps provide computer, job readiness and ESL classes.

 

ways to contribute

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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.

 

 

the caritas society

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Each year, donations from Caritas Society members represent more than 79% of all individual giving. This support provides services that strengthen families and build economic self-sufficiency, including housing services, employment services, financial education, immigration legal services, refugee resettlement, older adult services, mental health counseling, youth and family services, and education.

Catholic Charities extends its sincere thanks to Caritas Society members for their leadership and deep compassion for those we serve.

 

 

 

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how your donations help

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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.