Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie County

Catholic Charities of
Delaware, Otsego, and
Schoharie Counties


Delaware/Otsego Counties

Schoharie County
(518) 234-3581









"If you are wondering which gift 
is the most important to our Agency ~
It is yours."

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties is a community funded 501C3 charitable organization. The reasons to donate are as varied as our supporters. You may be a person of faith, wanting to put your faith into good works, and you view Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties as the means to do this. Maybe you’ve had a positive experience with Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties where a friend or family member has been helped. Maybe you’re looking to match your philanthropic goals with a like-minded organization. Whatever your reason, we are grateful for the support you provide, annually or on a one-time basis.

Charitable donations come in all shapes and sizes, and are all important to Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties. We are happy to accept the donation that best fits your circumstances. No gift is too small. All gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Since each gift is individual, you should consult your personal tax advisor to determine your deductibility and what type of donation is best for you. Listed below are the many ways that you can contribute and help shape the future of your community.


Donation of Funds

Catholic Charities dedicates itself to providing assistance to the poor and vulnerable in Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties. Our success is due, largely, to the gifts and donations that we receive from our neighbors.

Catholic Charities accepts monetary donations of any amount, whether it is to help with one of our programs, or for use where the need is greatest. All donations are greatly appreciated. If you wish to designate where you would like your donation to go, please indicate by noting it on your check.

There are several ways to make a donation to Catholic Charities:

By mail with a check or money order:
Please makes checks payable to Catholic Charities DOS.

176 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820

489 West Main Street
Cobleskill, NY 12043
21 Liberty Street
Sidney, NY 13838

By phone with a credit Card:
(607) 432-0061 or (518) 234-3581

By mail or email with a credit card using the credit card donation form: Credit Card Donation Form.

For secure online donation please click here:

Donation of Time

Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties welcomes volunteers from the community. We also offer student internships. Please see the Volunteer page for more information.

Donation of Goods

Listed below are some items that are requested the most by the individuals that we serve. A donation of any of these items meets an immediate need for an individual or a family.

Caring Connections

Diapers (any size)
Baby wipes
Local bus tokens/passes
$10.00 Dollar Store / Walmart / KMart gift cards
$15.00 gas cards
Stewarts milk cards
Laundry supplies
Bath soap
Cleaning supplies

Food Pantry

Non-perishable food items
Feminine hygiene products
Laundry products 
Kitchen cleaning supplies
Dish soap

Domestic Violence Shelter

Set of Sheets (Twin or Full) or “Bed in a Bag”
Pillow cases
Towel and Wash Cloth

Thrift Shop

Catholic Charities will accept donations of furniture and household items. Please bring items during regular Thrift Shop hours (Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 - 2:30) and drop them off at the donation receiving room at 489 West Main Street, Cobleskill.

Please make sure that any donations are in good or “gently used condition.” We accept furniture, appliances, household items, bicycles, sporting goods, kitchen equipment and more.  We will no longer accept computers, monitors, or computer equipment. All donations are tax deductible. Catholic Charities provides receipts at time of donation.

Please do not leave donations during non-business hours.