Catholic Charities Depends on Generous Material and Financial Assistance

Catholic Charities Seeks Material and Financial Assistance

During this critical time, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington relies more than ever on the generosity of our donors, gifts and volunteers. We have specific needs for material assistance, particularly food, as well as financial donations.

Donate Now


Make a material donation

Please mark for which program donation intended. See drop off locations below.*


St. Lucy Food Project:

Food is the number one need people in our diocese are experiencing.  Please consider donating:

Emergency Assistance:

  • Financial contributions to help with rent and utilities

Mobile Response Center:

  • laundry detergent
  • shampoo (unscented, gender neutral)
  • deodorant (unscented, gender neutral)
  • multi-purpose household cleaners
  • toilet paper and paper towels
  • 13-gallon trash bags
  • toothpaste and toothbrushes

Mother of Mercy Free Medical Clinic, Manassas

  • Food for Mother of Mercy Food Bank: Food for pregnant moms: canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon), beans, lentils, oatmeal, canned vegetables, dry/evaporated milk and protein bars.
  • Other:  Clorox wipes, hand sanitizers, calcium supplements, vitamin C, and zinc.

Christ House Men’s Transitional Housing:

  • Gift Cards for residents (Walmart Giant Safeway, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds)
  • Prepared meals for residents*

*Contact Christ House Director John Croft first


Migration and Refugee Services:
• Grocery gift cards
• Diapers (especially size 4-6)
• Amazon Wishlist (If items are backlogged or unavailable, please consider a financial donation or gift cards.)
• New and used computers for families with school-aged children at home

Education and Workforce Development:
• Financial donations to assist students with getting internet access for distance learning.
• Amazon Wishlist: (If items are backlogged or unavailable please consider a financial donation or gift cards.)

Hogar Immigration Services, Legal:
• Financial donations to help clients pay for legal fees during this time with little to no income.
• Amazon Wishlist: (If items are backlogged or unavailable please consider a financial donation or gift cards.)

Family Services Mental Health Counseling:
• Gift cards for clients to Walmart, Target, Giant, CVS, Walgreens

Pregnancy and Adoption Support:
• Diapers

St. Martin de Porres Senior Center:
• Gift cards for clients to Walmart, Giant, Harris Teeter, CVS 


All Programs

Compile and donate a care package

Masks needed for Catholic Charities staff, volunteers and clients. Directions for making masks can be found here


*Drop Off Locations:


St. Lucy Food Project Warehouse, 8426 Kao Circle, Manassas 
Weekdays, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Place in donation bins out front or contact 703-479-2975 ext. 103 for larger donations.
Christ House, 131 West. Street, Alexandria
Weekdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Family Services, 1101 Stafford Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Fredericksburg (St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception)    
o Diapers and gift cards only       

Contact each ministry separately to coordinate donation drop offs