In-Kind

Your in-kind gifts are critical to improving the lives of the individuals and families we serve.

We accept new or gently-used baby clothes, maternity clothes, household appliances, and furniture. You can also donate your new or like-new bedding and towels. We accept only new hygiene items, baby toys, cribs, pack-n-plays, and car seats.

Catholic Charities of Oregon can also pick up large donations of furniture or household items on a case-by-case basis.

Make an appointment to drop off your in-kind donations during regular business hours (8 AM-12 PM, 1-4 PM M-F) or by calling (503) 688-2502.

See a list of donation options and current needs below.

Donate a house or property

Donate a Home or Property

Donating property to Catholic Charities of Oregon is a thoughtful, generous way to create a major impact on the housing issues that face our underserved members of our community. We work to turn gifted property and buildings into life-sustaining permanent housing. Contact our Development Office at (503) 688-2625 if you’d like to learn more about donation options or to discuss a particular property or building donation you may have in mind.

Donate a Vehicle

You can donate your car, boat, or recreational vehicle, (even if it's not running) to Catholic Charities of Oregon. The proceeds from the sale will be used to fund our programs and services for the people we assist. We can arrange to have your vehicle towed at no cost to you. Catholic Charities of Oregon partners with Speed’s towing for this service.
Refugee Services

In-Kind Needs

The Refugee Services team relies on donations from volunteers and partners to furnish houses and apartments for arriving individuals and families. These donations can include lightly used furniture as well as new household items. For questions about in-kind donations or to schedule a time to drop off items, please contact us.

Furniture

  • Dining room table & chairs
  • Couches (not hide a beds)
  • Lamps
  • Coffee tables
  • End tables
  • Dressers

Miscellaneous

  • Computers (laptops/desktops in good working condition)
  • Smart phones (in good condition)
  • Headphones (new or lightly used)
  • TVs (flat screens only. No large tube TVs)
  • Bikes and bike locks (adult & youth)
  • Bus passes (adult & youth)

Kits (we prefer to receive kits versus individual items. All items must be new)

  • WELCOME KITS - teapot & tea, Oregon calendar, map of Portland, blanket, welcome doormat, notebook, pens, pencils, chocolate, umbrella, soccer, basketball
  • PERSONAL CARE KITS - toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap, razors, shaving cream, nail clippers/files, tweezers, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper
  • KITCHEN KITS - dishes, cups, glasses, mugs, silverware, silverware tray, dish towels, potholders, paper towels, hand soap, trash bags, mixing bowls, Tupperware/food storage containers, frying pans, pots with lids, baking dishes, cutting board, kitchen knives, spatula, can opener
  • BEDDING KITS - sheets, pillows, comforters (for twin- and full-size beds)
  • BATHROOM KITS - bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, bathmat, hand soap, toilet paper, small waste basket, shower rod, shower curtain
  • CLEANING KITS - mop & bucket, broom & dustpan, sponges, toilet brush, dish soap, laundry detergent, light bulbs, tissues, paper towels
Pregnancy & Parenting Services

In-Kind Needs

Every donation directly supports the children and families receiving services at Catholic Charities of Oregon. Please note: We can only accept new items as hygiene and safety requirements for pregnant women and newborn babies are quite specific.

We are in need of

  • Diapers, especially larger sizes 3-6
  • Baby hygiene items (shampoo, baby wash, diaper cream)
  • Baby clothes
  • Maternity clothes
  • New toys
Supportive Housing

Elizabeth House Needs Your Help!

Please see the list of items needed to make Elizabeth House a comfortable place for women transitioning out of homelessness. The property manager is not interested (at least at this time) in any items that are not listed below. If you are able, delivering items directly to the house is preferred. For questions or to schedule a drop-off time, contact Kathy Geurtze by email at kgeurtze@ccoregon.org or by phone at (503) 896-7395.

The deadline for these items shall be July 15.

Living Room Set

  • Sofa
  • Coffee table
  • Side table
  • Chair
  • Love seat or roomy chair

Bathroom Basics

  • Shower curtain
  • Shower curtain rings/hooks
  • Soap dispenser/tray
  • Rug
  • Non-slip shower mat
  • Trash can

Kitchen Basics

  • Trash can
  • Set of bowls
  • Coffee mugs
  • Cutlery set
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Utensils
  • Coffee maker
  • Pots/pans
  • Kitchen towels
  • Large table cloth
  • Placemats

Individual Rooms (5 Total) in Adopt-a-Room format

  • Nightstand
  • Chest of drawers
  • Lamp
  • Small TV
  • Chair or easy chair
  • Alarm clock
  • Hanger set
  • Small bedroom trashcan
  • Bed sheet set (full)
  • Cleaning supply baskets (5)
  • Hygiene supply baskets (5)

Miscellaneous Items

  • Basic tool kit (hammer, nails, screwdriver, etc.)
  • Large community chalkboard/whiteboard with chalk/markers
  • Large 2019 tearaway calendar
Kenton Women's Village

In-Kind Needs

Kenton Women’s Village is located at 2420 N Columbia Blvd. Please note that the front gate entrance is only accessible by foot. While there is no parking lot, parallel parking is available on Argyle before the Columnia-Argyle intersection.

Please do not bring unannounced donations. Contact the village manager, Bernadette Stetz, to schedule a drop-off time. Tax-deductible receipts will be provided.

As We Reopen Our Kitchen to an Increased Number of Clients, We Are Currently in Need of...

  • Kitchen supplies, including pots and pans
  • Large utensils (spoons, knives, etc.)
  • Cups, bowls, and plates
  • Tupperware, tin foil, and other basic kitchen needs

To Prepare Our New Pods with Move-In Kits, Other Needs Include...

  • Blankets & comforters
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Throw rugs
  • Curtains
  • Laundry detergent
  • General cleaning supplies for kitchen and bathrooms
Housing Transitions

In-Kind Needs

We are not able to accept clothing other than the items specified here at this time but will gladly accept winter coats, gloves, hats, and sleeping bags in season.

  • White cotton women’s athletic socks
  • Women’s cotton underwear in all sizes
  • Personal and feminine hygiene items
  • Backpacks
  • Handwarmers
  • Socks
  • Bus tickets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping pads
  • Granola bars
  • Trail mix
  • Beef jerky
  • Snacks
  • Electrolyte mix
  • Water
  • Matches