fall 2022 donat to caritas in Richmond va

Caring is at the heart of all we do at CARITAS and caring community members like you allow us to provide immediate assistance and long-term support that help those in need find homes and overcome addiction. By supporting CARITAS, you play a valuable role in our active community of caring, so that we can support the participants of our programs and continue to provide intentional, safe spaces where healing and recovery can happen. It is because of your support that our participants are never alone on their journey to rebuild their lives.

Thank you for being a part of our active community of caring at CARITAS. Choose one of the many ways to give to CARITAS below.

Support the Alex Kossan Memorial Fund

Joseph Alexander Kossan was born June 25, 1997 and died at the age of 26 on Friday, July 21, 2023 after an accidental overdose. Alex was a beacon of hope and resilience in our community, and we invite you to honor his memory with a contribution to support The Healing Place for Men at CARITAS. Read more about Alex’s story and donate by clicking the link below. To give by mail please send a check to: CARITAS, 2220 Stockton Street, Richmond, VA 23224 and include “Alex Kossan” in the memo line.

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Other Ways to Give

Donate Stock

Now is a perfect time to donate your appreciated securities to CARITAS. 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 when you make a gift! 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 Sarah Young at

Sponsor a CARITAS Event

If you’re interested in sponsoring a CARITAS event in 2024, please review our sponsorship packet for available opportunities.

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.

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Get your groceries at Kroger? You can give to CARITAS when you do! Shop with your Kroger Card and they’ll donate to your selected nonprofit every quarter. To get started, visit and login to your Kroger account. Search for “Caritas” or “XN101” and then click “Enroll.” New users will need to create an account, which requires some basic information, a valid email address, and a shopper’s card.


If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, please contact Chief Advancement 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, gold status on Guidestar, and we are a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.