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


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

Oakland Catholic Worker