Emergency and Basic Needs Assistance

Catholic Charities doors are open to those who typically rely on our services, and many in our community who are seeking assistance from Catholic Charities for the first time due to loss of income, unexpected expenses, job loss and other expenses.

Can you help provide for those who face economic difficulties?  Current needs include food, specialized infant formula, diapers, prescription assistance, and assistance related to housing and homelessness.

Additionally, the CARES Act has changed how deductions will be considered. Please review the new IRS guidelines for charitable giving here.

Thank you for supporting the ministries of Catholic Charities through your prayers, volunteer hours and financial support.

Online Donations

You can make a monetary donation here or if you prefer to mail in a gift, you can fill out our donation form (pdf).

More ways to engage with Catholic Charities

Give Help

Annual Diocesan Appeal

Through the Annual Diocesan Appeal, registered Catholics throughout the Diocese of Youngstown are provided with an opportunity to respond to their Gospel call by making a pledge or one-time payment to support helping those in need. Sixty (60%) percent of appeal funds are returned to Catholic Charities while forty (40%) percent of funds are used to support Diocesan Ministries, enriching the faith lives of 60,000 families.

Amazon Charity Wish List

We have wish lists with highly requested items on Amazon. By making a purchase, you will be donating goods to people in need.

Recurring Gift Program

By joining our recurring gift program, you offer long-term, sustainable support and services to those in need in your very own community. This option also allows you to be more flexible with your own personal budget. This option can be changed at any time by calling our offices, 330-744-8451. Thank you!

CARS Donation Program

Have an old vehicle taking up space in your driveway? Donate it!
Cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers, boats & more are gladly accepted.

Dollar Days

Provide help to individuals and families that find themselves in desperate situations that require the basic necessities for living.

Volunteer Sign Up

Choose the county you are signing up to volunteer with. *CCDOY is our office in the Diocesan offices *CCRA is our client-facing site
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