CARITAS is more committed than ever to providing compassion and support to our most vulnerable community members. Each year, we touch the lives of approximately 4,000 people. Contributions from community members like you help us serve each one of these men and women strategically, efficiently, and with compassion.

If you are able, please consider making a financial donation to CARITAS. Your gift today will help us through a critical time, reinforce our future operations,  and build a stronger, healthier, and more hopeful community for us all

Choose one of the many options to donate to CARITAS below.

Other Ways to Give

Donate Stock

Now is a perfect time to donate your appreciated securities to CARITAS.  The stock Market has had unprecedented growth and many stocks have appreciated greatly.  Gifting your stock will provide considerable tax benefits including:

  • A charitable tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock at the time of your gift.
  • Avoidance of the capital gains tax on the increase in value.

CARITAS makes it easy for you!

Click HERE for transfer information to donate stock.

Donor-Advised Funds and IRA Distributions

We welcome gifts from DAFs such as those held through Fidelity, Schwab, Vanguard, or at the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond. We can also accept distributions from Individual Retirement Accounts from donors who are older than 70.5 years of age. Please consult your financial advisor about this option and please let us know!  Donor information does not always accompany QCD and DAF gifts and we would like to be able to thank you.

Virginia NAP Tax Credits

Your contribution to CARITAS may be eligible for Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). NAP offers Virginia state income tax credits to individuals and eligible donors of qualified, participating organizations. CARITAS participates in the NAP program.

For more information, please email Development Operations Director Emily Millhiser at

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a meaningful way to invest in the future. Let us answer any questions you may have about setting up a lifetime gift via your will or other form of planned giving with CARITAS. For more information, please contact Chief Development Officer Clara Stokes at (804) 358-0964 x305 or

Employer Giving and Matching Gifts

Many employers conduct employee giving campaigns When asked to give, please consider CARITAS for your gift to charity.

We are happy to confirm gifts for your employer in order to qualify for a matching gift. Our EIN is 54-1441917.

Amazon Smile

Like to shop online? Shop at and chose “CARITAS” as your charity of choice. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to CARITAS.


If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, please contact Chief Development Officer Clara Stokes at (804) 358-0964 x305 or

Thank you!

To be considered for a gift in these challenging times is an honor in and of itself, and CARITAS would greatly appreciate whatever consideration its friends–new and old–may give in support of our mission. You may not know that CARITAS is funded mostly with private contributions; we rely on the generosity of this community. CARITAS is committed to using your funds wisely. We hold a four-star rating on Charity Navigator, silver status on Guidestar, and we are a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.