Monetary Donations

To make an online donation, please use the PayPal 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

Physical Donation Drop off Hours:

***Please do not drop off donations outside of Drop Off Hours***

At Our Lady of the Road (744 South Main Street, South Bend, IN):

Friday and Saturday: 8-11:00 am

Sunday: 8-10 am

Wednesday: 2-4 pm

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

Weekdays after 5 pm.

Weekends anytime

By appointment

We really need:

  • Your prayers

  • Monetary donations

  • Coffee and Sugar

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Healthy food, including fresh fruit, milk, real butter, cheese, olive oil, peanut butter

  • L , XL,XXL Jackets, Hoodies, Sweatpants, Track Suits (esp. M/L/XXL)

  • Winter Gloves (waterresistant), Hats, Socks

  • Ensure Protein Shakes (for Motels4Now)

  • Single mattresses, box springs, and frames (for Motels4Now)

  • Clock radios/alarm clocks (for Motels4Now)

  • Blankets, pillows, towels, bedding of all kinds (for Motels4Now)

  • Brooms, dustpans, vacuums, cleaning supplies, cleaning rags (for Motels4Now)

  • Masks

  • Tools for construction and gardening

  • Natural cleaning products

  • Dish and laundry soap (esp. small packet laundry detergent to hand out at pantry)

  • Aluminum foil

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Women's hygiene items

  • Diapers (esp. sizes 1-5)

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes in good condition (esp. larger men's sizes) (no dress shoes)

  • Socks and underwear

  • Towels (bath and face)

  • Backpacks

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

    • XL or larger adult diapers

    • Large comforters

    • Outdated or broken electronics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    • Outdated books, movies, or cassettes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