Monetary Donations 

To make an online donation, please use the button below. 

Please specify whether your donation will be made to Our Lady of the Road or the St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker. 

 Donations made to Our Lady of the Road are tax-deductible. 

Checks can be sent to OLR's P.O. box:

Our Lady of the Road
P.O. Box 4375
South Bend, IN 46634

Non-Monetary Donations

Drop off Hours

At the house (515 South Saint Joseph Street, South Bend, IN):

    Weekdays after 5 pm. 
    Weekends anytime
    By appointment 

At Our Lady of the Road (744 South Main Street, South Bend, IN):
    Friday and Saturday: 8-11:30 am
    Sunday: 8-10 am


We really need:
  • Your prayers
  • Monetary donations 
  • Healthy food, including fresh fruit, milk, real butter, cheese, olive oil, peanut butter
  • Tools for construction and gardening 
  • Natural cleaning products
  • Dish and laundry soap
  • Aluminum foil
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Masks
  • Women's hygiene items
  • Diapers (esp. sizes 1-5)
  • Shoes in good condition (esp. larger men's sizes)
  • Socks and underwear
  • Towels (bath and face)
We might accept:
Please call ahead or speak to a staff member before departing 
  • Large appliances (ex: washer, dryer, refrigerator)
  • Small appliances (ex: toaster, coffee maker, microwave, lamp)
  • Metal bed frames
  • Furniture (ex: desk, bookshelf, chair)
  • Spoons, forks, mugs, plates

We really do not need:
Please bring your things to another organization, such as St. Vincent de Paul
  • Unhealthy food including artificial coffee creamer, pastries, doughnuts, margarine, anything with high fructose corn syrup
  • Large comforters
  • Any bedding that is not twin sized
  • Outdated or broken electronics 
  • Decorative knick-knacks 
  • Outdated books, movies, or cassettes
  • Picture frames or vases
  • Teacups, glasses, or delicate dishware

Thank you for your understanding