What does my Donation Do?
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul relies on donations to continue provide necessary services to people
in need in our communities. Your donation of funds or goods can provide emergency food, clean
clothes, employment training, or no cost medical services to a person in need.
Any donation, of any size makes a real difference in your community.
- $10 provides two sets of clean clothing for a person in need
- $25 provides a 3 day supply of food staples for a family of four
- $50 provides two boxes of diapers
- $150 provides a bed set and frame for parents sleeping on the floor
- $500 provides two weeks of job training for a homeless person
- $1,000 provides Christmas baskets with new clothes and toys for 200 children
- $2,500 provides Thanksgiving Dinner baskets to 150 families
Don’t throw away, Donate!
Don’t let your gently used clothing, furniture, and household items fill up a landfill; donate them to St.
Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores!
Your donation will:
- provide low and no cost goods to those in need
- provide employment and job training for those out of the workforce
- promote reusing and recycling!
No matter what it is, your donation St Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County will make a tangible
difference in the lives of people who are truly in need.
Click the button below to donate securely online through PayPal. (No account required.)
>Donate by Mail
To donate by mail, download our donation form and send it along with your
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Contra Costa County
Attn: Development Director
2210 Gladstone Drive, Pittsburg, CA 94565
Donate by Phone
To donate funds by phone, call Barb Hunt at 925-330-6732
For questions about donating to our Thrift Stores, click Donate Goods.
Thrift Store Donations
Donations of clothing and household goods are only accepted at our Pleasant Hill
location Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Sundays, 12:00 – 4:00 pm.
Can’t make it to Pleasant Hill? Call (925) 439-5060 to schedule a pick up!
Auto donation is easy and directly supports SVdP programs!
We accept all vehicles, running or not, and offer FREE pick up seven days a week. Will
provide documentation for your tax-deductable gift!
Since our Auto Donation program does not contract to a third party, 92 cents of every
dollar you donate goes directly to helping people in need.
Call 1-800-YES-SVDP or visit www.yes-svdp.com to schedule a pick up.
Recognize a loved one by making a gift in his or her honor. If you include their address
with your donation, a special acknowledgement will be sent to the family recognizing
Also consider making a gift in honor of a birthday, wedding, or other special event!
Giving in Your Will
Consider giving in your estate plans. When you make a bequest to St. Vincent de Paul in
your will, you are contributing to the future of our community.
Giving Stocks and Securities
Deposit a gift of stock to our brokerage account or send it directly to us.
To deposit directly into our account, email or call our Development Director
at firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 330-6732. Include the name of the company stock, the
number of shares, and your contact information.
To send your gift directly, endorse the certificate and send it via registered mail to:
Attn: Barb Hunt Development Director
St. Vincent de Paul Society
2210 Gladstone Drive
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Many companies have matching gift programs that will double your gift to qualifying
charities. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your company has
Honoring our Donors
We would like to extend a special thank you to these foundations, corporations, and
individuals that have supported our efforts with major gifts. Your gifts allow us to
continue providing essential safety net services to our most vulnerable neighbors. We
are grateful to you for joining us in our deep commitment to serving the poor.
We are very grateful to the following donors who make our work possible (based on contributions received since January 1, 2010)
|$50,000 & Above
Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation
Los Medanos Community Health District
Rotary Clubs/Rotary District 5160
$25,000 & Above
$15,000 & Above
$10,000 & Above
$5,000 and Above
|$1,000 and Above
St. Mary Conference
Church of Good Shepherd Conference
Fremont Bank Foundation
In Memory of Norman E. Wanek
James & Claire Marchiano
Knights of Columbus, St. Isadore
Timothy D. Finnigan
William & Marnie Brennan
Ysabel G. Lagache
John Muir Community Health Alliance$500 & Above
Ann Rivello and Charles McBrian
Denis & Janis Durbin
Dorothy Bates Searls Trust
Fred & Neil Stamm
Jerald A & Donna M Carpenter
Michael A Deleon
Richard M. Egan MD
William F Clarke
R. E. Grinstead
C. R. Fireline, Inc.
St. Bonaventure Conference
In Kind Donations
We also appreciate the following companies, individuals and foundations who have generously donated goods and services to us for the benefit of the poor we serve.
John Muir Mount Diablo Health Foundation
Contra Costa Solano Food Bank
The Wheelchair Foundation
Knights of Columbus – Council #4060 – St. Isidore, Danville