Due to the current challenges of the pandemic, we must continue to limit what in kind donations we can receive at the parish. We welcome canned or bottled donations and new, unopened toiletries. Details are below. In 2022, we are still unable to accept donations of clothing or cooked food. We welcome cash donations to cover all other food items and new clothing for our guests. Please see below to donate.
Beginning November 1, all donations listed below can be dropped off in the Duval Patio during any weekend in November through November 21. During the week, donations can be dropped off in the Parish Office during regular business hours. See below for what we need:
1500 servings of the following:
We welcome individual travel size toiletries listed below in any quantity. We also welcome completed care kits (one gallon Ziploc bags with travel-size toiletries) for our guests with one each of the following:
All toiletries preferably are travel size (most of our guests are unsheltered and cannot walk with large containers of toiletries) All toiletries must be new or unopened. Do not include razors, razor blades, tweezers, safety pins, money, or personal info.
We accept cash donations to purchase cooked turkeys, pies, and other large-quantity dinner items such as milk and bread and to cover the new clothing items we hope to provide for each guest.
You may also leave a check made payable to St. Monica Catholic Community at the Parish Office during office hours. Place in an envelope and write on the envelope attn: Thanksgiving Dinner.
You may also mail your check donation made payable to St. Monica Catholic Church. Mail to St. Monica Catholic Community, 725 California Avenue, Santa Monica, 90403.