Monetary Donations

To make an one-time or recurring online donation, please use the OLR and St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker House PayPal buttons below.

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

  • Bath Towels (gently used or new)

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    • Outdated or broken electronics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    • Outdated books, movies, or cassettes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