The seventeen programs of Catholic Charities could not exist without your compassionate generosity. Your investment in our mission makes all the difference.

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” -Mark Twain

Changing Lives

Because of You

Heartfelt Thanks

When you partner with Catholic Charities you change lives and restore hope for families in crisis, vulnerable adults and seniors, and children in need.

Please send your most generous gift today to:

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota
P.O. Box 379
Winona, MN 55987


You have almost as many ways to give as there are reasons; whichever option you choose, based on your financial situation and goals, your gift is a life-changing expression of your beliefs and interests. We are humbled and grateful to partner with you to provide help and create hope in southern Minnesota.

Some of the more common methods of contributing to Catholic Charities are listed below. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Winona-Rochester, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization; donations are tax deductible in accord with the Internal Revenue Code. All of the forms of giving listed have potential current and/or future tax advantages, so we strongly recommend that you consult with your financial advisor before making a gift.

Click here to view our FY2017 Form 990

Click here to view our FY2017 Financial Statements

Ways To Give

Cash (including personal checks, money orders)

Automatic Withdrawals  To authorize Catholic Charities to debit your bank account on a recurring basis for donations, please print the ACH Debit Recurring Donation Authorization Form, complete and mail to the address on the form.

Spirit Circle Pledges Catholic Charities’ Spirit Circle is a select group of donors who commit to making a gift of $500, $1,000, or $2,000 or more as part of the Catholic Charities Annual Appeal. You may wish to spread your gift over an extended period.  If so, we will send you periodic reminders.  Click here to learn more about a Spirit Circle Membership.

Planned Giving  Often, the most practical means of making a contribution is through a deferred, or “planned” gift. Such gifts can be an effective means of maximizing your support for Catholic Charities.  Click here for information on making a planned gift to Catholic Charities.

All Donors have the rights listed in the Donor Bill of Rights.

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota
P.O. Box 379
Winona, MN 55987

Your gift is life changing!