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Better Together

Parish, Faith-based, School, and Community Partners

Community collaboration enables CCC to provide the life-changing programs and services that those in our community rely on. We value the support that drives our mission. 

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Thinking about organizing a drive?

Reach out to the community contact for your region. 

Consider having a CCC representative at your next Sunday Mass!

Commonwealth Catholic Charites has many wonderful programs that your parish community can learn more about and get involved in!

Ways to Help

Fists in Solidarity

Richmond & Central Virginia


  • Baby Clothes Closet, Children's Shelter, Homeless Services

    • Diapers: Newborn - 4T

    • English and Spanish bibles

    • Backpacks.

    • Hygiene Products


  • Bus Driver needed for resettlement clients to attend classes. 

  • Refugee resettlement youth and family mentors.

  • ESL classroom volunteers.

  • Dibert Food Pantry Volunteers

Foster parents needed through out Richmond. Learn how you can change a child's life forever. 

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Roanoke & Southwest Virginia


  • Refugee Resettlement & Foster Care clients need school supplies and backpacks for newly arrived refugee youth.

  • Kick start a new beginning for a person moving into a home after experiencing homelessness with our New Beginnings Baskets


  • Refugee resettlement youth mentors.

  • ESL classroom volunteers.

  • St Francis House Food Pantry volunteer

Foster parents needed through out Southwest Virginia. Learn how you can change a child's life forever. 

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Tidewater Virginia


  • Refugee Resettlement​​ &
    Children's Shelter

    • Community sponsorships needed to help with the increase of refugees arriving over the next few months. 

    • Backpacks


  • Youth and family mentors to help with cultural orientation and mentoring refugee youth 

Refugee Resettlement Fresh Start Kits

Last Updated: 3/26/2024

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