80,720 nights of shelter in a safe, clean, supportive environment last year

Within 30 days, our workforce graduates are employed

784 families served by the Furniture Bank last year

1,144 recovery classes taught to The Healing Place residents last year


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Donate Furniture During Get Organized Month

The CARITAS Furniture Bank recycled 248,007 lbs of furniture during 2021 and served nearly 653 families in the Richmond area with essential household items. As we kick off 2022, CARITAS finds its Furniture Bank shelves bare of our most essential items: sofas, loveseats, and upholstered chairs. We need your help we work to fulfill urgent requests from local organizations including the International […]

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Casandra’s Story: One Year of Helping Women in Recovery

This is a big week for Casandra. Tuesday, December 28, marks her three-year sobriety date. Thursday, December 30, is her birthday! The past year has included many other milestones for Casandra, as well. She helped open The Healing Place for Women (THPW), beginning as a founding peer mentor.  Today, she leads our recovery program for […]

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Give the Gift of Stock: A smarter way to support CARITAS

Did you know about Stock Monday? As you already know, Giving Tuesday celebrates philanthropy around the world. November 29 is Stock Monday and is a new celebration of smart giving this year.  While one day educates donors about this opportunity, you can donate this way any time! Chief Development Officer Clara Stokes explains why giving stock […]

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Hope for the Holidays

The holiday season is full of hope and happiness for many. For our residents working through their recovery, healing from a crisis in our shelter, and sending out new job applications, it can feel bleak. We surround guests with compassion, resources, and support to build roads to brighter futures. Help from you goes a long […]

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