We are also in need of certain items to support our guests and keep our programs going.  Currently, we would especially appreciate the following:

  • ​Job referrals, day labor positions, and ideas for low-cost housing for our guests
  • Warm blankets and coats
  • Diapers (any size, but especially size 3)
  • Dishes and other household supplies for guests who are moving into their own apartments
  • School supplies
  • Gift cards to Smart and Final, Big Lots, Target, Home Depot, Office Depot, or Walgreens
  • 25 lb bags of white rice and pinto beans
  • Feminine hygiene products 
  • Infant and/or child car seats
  • ​Sunscreen/lotion/chapstick 
  • ​Art supplies (markers and crayons) 
  • ​Garbage bags (33 gallon)
  • Sandwich board
  • Hot plates 
  • Conference size folding tables 
  • Printer paper
  • Household cleaning agents
  • Laptop
  • Men's, women's and children's underwear and socks
  • Travel size conditioner and toothpaste
  • Earthquake preparedness supplies (first aid kits, flashlights and batteries, water, emergency radio, etc.)

​Needs List

Obrero Católico de Oakland

Oakland Catholic Worker

Thank you so much for your prayers and financial support! Your donations help us support up to 15 guests and our live-in volunteer staff people, as well as provide free English classes to immigrants, hot meals for dozens of people, and groceries for 250-300 families in need each week.

To donate, click the button below or mail donations to:

Oakland Catholic Worker

P.O. Box 19277

Oakland, CA 94619