How to Donate

Donate to Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada

Help Us Move People from Poverty to Sustainability

Your gift to Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is so important. Your generosity helps those in need and makes a meaningful difference in the lives of the thousands of men, women, and children of all faiths that we serve each year here in Northern Nevada.

We are proud to say that 88 cents of every dollar goes directly to feeding the hungry and providing services and resources to help us ease the pain of poverty in our community.

We are part of the nation's largest social-services network through our affiliation with Catholic Charities USA, which serves more than seven million people each year.

How to Give

Donate Online Now

Give Us A Call

(775) 322-7073, ext. 220 with your credit card number

Send A Check

Mail your check to:
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
PO Box 5099
Reno, NV 89513

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada received a Four Star Charity
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada has received a 4 star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charities.

Ways To Donate To Catholic Charities & the St. Vincent's Programs

General Cash Donations

We are the safety net for hundreds of thousands of people and families in need—people of all ages, backgrounds and religions—across Northern Nevada. Our services are needed now more than ever. 88 cents of every dollar raised goes to help people in need. Your donation means we can be there when people need us.

Cash donations are always appreciated and can be designated toward any program.

Donate Online Now


In-Kind Donations

We are accepting donations at the following locations:

 St. Vincent's Thrift Store 500 E. Fourth St. Reno NV 89512

St. Vincent's Super Thrift Store, 190 E. Glendale Ave., Sparks, NV 89431


Your donation of gently used or new items to the St. Vincent’s Thrift Shop enables us to feed hungry people and support other programs through sales.

Food Donations

Your donation of food to either the St. Vincent’s Food Pantry or the St. Vincent’s Dining Room is very important in helping us reduce the cost of purchasing food to distribute.

General Agency Needs See our complete list of general agency needs for each program.


Leaving a legacy for future generations is an amazing part of who we are as human beings. We do this through so many ways during the course of our lifetimes with sharing ourselves through family, community, and work. Part of leaving a legacy for future generations is to plan now how you wish to do this. You have many options available to help provide for the future, by maximizing various aspects of your current life’s successes.

Benefits of a Planned Gift

  1. Leaves a lasting legacy
  2. Can potentially benefit your estate by minimizing the tax ramifications
  3. Allows you, the donor, to make an impactful gift that lasts into the future
  4. No amount is too large, nor too small.

A bequest can be made in several ways:

  • You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset.
  • You can gift a percentage of your estate.
  • You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate.
  • You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets.
  • If you already have a will, you can amend it with a simple codicil - an addendum that can change a specific part of the will without necessarily re-writing the entire document.

There are many financial assets you might currently own that could be utilized as part of your planned giving opportunity. The three that are most commonly recognized as legacy gifts are real estate, retirement accounts and life insurance.

Regardless of whatever means you wish to utilize as part of your planned giving strategy, please know that your gift will be stewarded faithfully to benefit those in our community living in poverty.

We sincerely thank you for supporting Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada’s life-saving work. If you have questions, please call (775) 322-7073, ex. 220.

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