Giving Opportunities

Thank you for your support!


Here are the many ways you can donate to CCA.


Donate funds anytime: Please click here to donate anytime through our trusted online giving system. You can also mail a check or money order to:


Christian Community Action

Attn: Development

168 Davenport Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519


Donate items: We accept canned foods, grocery items, and toys throughout the year. Please stop by our main office at 168 Davenport Avenue, New Haven, CT to drop off items.


NOTE REGARDING FURNITURE AND CLOTHING: We are not able to accept furniture donations of any kind at this time, due to upcoming renovations to our shelter buildings. We are also no longer accepting general clothing donations to our main office due to space restrictions. Thank you for understanding!


Here is a thorough list of items that are always helpful to CCA families on they work toward self-sufficiency.


Food Pantry

 Non-perishable food items



 Toothpaste

 Toothbrushes

 Body wash

 Shampoo

 Deodorant

 Body Lotion

Cleaning Items

 Laundry detergent

 Fabric Softener

 Air fresheners

 Household cleaning supplies


 Pillows

 Throws

 Blankets

 Twin/Full bed linen

 Twin/Full comforters

 Zipped mattress protectors


Job Readiness

 Resume Paper

 Portfolio Folders

 Page protectors

 Client Assistance Funds


Recreational Items

 Board Games (ages 2-5)

 Toys (ages 2-5)

 Coloring books


 Pots/pans

 Silverware

 Plates

 Cups

 Mold resistant shower curtains

 Waste baskets

Transportation Needs

 1-day bus passes

 10-day bus passes

 31-day bus passes

 Key rings

Dress for Success

 Menswear in various sizes

 Womenswear in various sizes

 Briefcases


Back to School Supplies

 Uniform Vouchers

 Shoes/Sneakers

 Loose-leaf paper

 Crayons

 Pencils

 Rulers

 Markers

 Backpacks


Educational Items

 Computers

 CASAS Assessment tool

 Computer paper




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In all that you do, thank you for supporting CCA!