Donations of Goods and Items

Making an in-kind donation — a contribution of goods — is a great way to support our mission of serving the vulnerable in our community. To ensure we best meet the needs of our clients, we have specific guidelines about what we can accept. Have a question about a specific item, contact us at

Items We Can Accept

Amazon Wish List

Want to support Catholic Charities without leaving your home? Visit our Amazon Wish List for education items requested by our Newcomer Network, Immigration Legal Services and Compass program.

Care Packages

We also have a need for care packages for returning citizens, new moms, those using our mental health services and those temporarily residing at our Angel’s Watch shelter. See our Amazon Wish List.

Donations can be dropped off at Catholic Charities headquarters, 924 G St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Please contact us at 202-772-4394 to schedule a time between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact Us

Contact us at 202-772-4394 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Items We Can’t Accept

Families come to us looking for basic essentials, and we want to provide them with items that are in dignity condition. We do not accept items that are damaged or in poor condition.


If you are hoping to pass on items from our unaccepted list, please try Freecycle or Or visit the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection’s recycling and disposal information page.

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