Catholic charities needs your help to warm up winter! As temperatures start to decline, Catholic Charities is preparing to Warm Up Winter for its most vulnerable neighbors by collecting new and “gently used” blankets and other bedding, coats, hats, and gloves at each of its office locations now through the end of January 2020. Catholic Charities will freely distribute donated goods through its various programs.
Donors can bring their coats and blankets to any of the following Catholic Charities locations and receive a tax deduction receipt:
Main Office (2601 W 4th Street, Wilmington 19805, 302 – 655 – 9624)
Bayard House (300 Bayard Avenue, Wilmington 19805, 302 – 654 – 1184)
Thrift Store (1320 E. 23rd Street, Wilmington 19802, 302 – 764 – 2717)
Marydale Retirement Village (135 Jeandell Drive, Newark 19713, 302 – 368 – 2784)
Kent County Office (2099 S DuPont Highway, Dover 19901, 302 – 674 – 1600)
Sussex County Office (406 S. Bedford Avenue, Suite 9, Georgetown 19947, 302 – 856 – 9578)
Casa San Francisco (127 Broad Street, Milford 19968, 302 – 684 – 8694)
Seton Center (30632 Hampden Avenue, Princess Anne 21853, 410 – 651 – 9608)
Staff at all locations will accept donations between the hours of 9 am and 4:30 pm. Monday through Friday.
All donated blankets and bedding, coats, and other clothing items should be clean, in good condition, and ready to use. Keep in mind that Catholic Charities staff cannot clean, mend, or repair items, and merchandise not fit for distribution must be discarded at Catholic Charities expense.
The Catholic Charities Thrift Center can turn the household goods you no longer use into a welcome addition for a household in need. Clean and usable furniture, appliances, beds, mattresses, and household goods are needed. Do you have any items to donate? Bring them to the Wilmington Thrift Center (1320 E 23rd Street, Wilmington 19802), or to any Catholic Charities location. Do you have large items? Call us at (302) 764 – 2717 to schedule a pickup. The store hours are Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. All donations are tax-deductible.
Catholic Charities is now accepting donations of cars and other motor vehicles to support its programs benefiting the most vulnerable in our communities. Catholic Charities will accept all vehicle donations regardless of condition or registration status, arrange for vehicle pickup, if necessary, and provide the donor with an IRS tax receipt for their records. For additional information about the vehicle donation program, or to make arrangements for donation, please call (844) 940 – GIVE or (844) 940 – 4483 or visit Catholic Charities website at www.ccwilm.org/charities.