Catholic Charities of NY

2020 St. Nicholas Project

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You can bring relief to a family in an already trying year. Open your heart and bring warmth and hope to those in need this Christmas Season by making a donation or by participating in the Adopt-A-Family program.

Catholic Charities ensures that more than 1,100 families in need receive coats, hats, sweaters, blankets, and more each Christmas. Together, we can keep hope alive this Christmas season and serve many more than we ever thought possible!

When you make a contribution or Adopt-A-Family, your support will make a difference in the lives of New Yorkers during this holiday Season. Scroll down to learn more.

“This is all about family. This is all about giving. This is all about love.”
-Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan

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Make A Contribution

Make a gift to the Catholic Charities St. Nicholas Project today, and help us reach our goal of $300,000 in support of those New Yorkers in need.

Many New Yorkers don’t earn enough to pay for basic winter necessities like heat or warm clothes, and as we all know, the holidays can stress already tight budgets. Your generosity can help provide holiday gifts and winter necessities to more than 1,100 families in need.

A donation of $200 will provide for a family of four and $300 for a family of six. Double your giving power with a matching gift from your company.

Every $50 gift allows Catholic Charities to provide gifts of necessities for one individual during the holiday season.

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In lieu of a monetary donation, help us bring the joy of Christmas home by making sure there will be gifts under the tree for the whole family.

Each year, the Catholic Charities Adopt-A-Family Program serves hundreds of families. It brings happiness and fills important needs during the holidays to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

How it Works

  • You choose to adopt a family ranging from one to six members.
  • Fill out the online Participant Form.
  • We’ll match you with a family based on your capacity.
  • Once you agree, we will send you a family description and a list of what they need.
  • When you're finished shopping, please ship your gifts to: Catholic Charities of New York, St. Nicholas Project, 1011 First Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10022.


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If you would like to make an offline gift, you may mail your check or credit card information to:

Catholic Charities of New York
St. Nicholas Project
1011 First Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10022

For assistance, please contact: 646-794-2411 or send us an email.

Catholic Charities of NY