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There are many ways you can support our work with refugees:

Financial Contribution

  • Donate online (Please be sure to designate your donation to Refugee and Immigration Services)
  • Checks may be mailed to Catholic Charities Maine Central Office at PO Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104-6060, with Refugee and Immigration Services (RIS) noted in the Check’s memo line.

Gift Cards

New Mainers are delighted to receive gift cards so they can choose exactly what they need. Grocery stores, Walmart, Target, Reny's, Mardens, and Marshalls/TJMaxx carry much of what is needed.

In-Kind Donations

CCM RIS has served thousands of refugees from many cultures. Often, refugees leave their home countries with very little and may not be equipped for Maine weather. Your in-kind donations support families as they start their new lives in Maine. Our deepest gratitude to all our generous donors for thinking of New Mainers! We can only accept new & gently used items without stains, rips or broken zippers. We are unable to launder or repair items. Our needs change, so please check back often! Donations by appointment, please call or email Charles Mugabe at [email protected].
Donations are tax deductible and receipts are available.

Current Needs:

      • winter coats
      • winter boots
      • hats, gloves/mittens
      • new socks, new underwear
      • new toothbrushes/toothpaste, soap, deodorant
      • new sheet sets (twin & queen)

Our Community Partners: We work with great community partners to help meet other needs.

Heartfelt Thanks to all Our Generous Donors

Your ongoing support helps make our mission possible!