Special Volunteer Projects

Coat Closet - Coat Closet Set Up

Each winter, Catholic Charities collects and distributes hundreds of winter coats to give to people in need of a little extra warmth. This event is largely made possible by generous donations from local parishes, schools, community groups, and individuals. Volunteers are needed on the day of the event to help set up the Coat Drive and assist with the distribution to clients. Many hands make light work in this large-scale operation. Volunteers will organize coat donations by gender and size, hang up coats, clean, and create a welcoming shopping space for future shoppers.

Age Requirements: Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring a signed parent/guardian waiver (sent in the confirmation email). 

Catholic Charities requires all volunteers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the event. Volunteers who do not show valid proof of vaccination will not be permitted to participate in the event. All volunteers are expected to properly wear face masks, and maintain a 6 foot distance throughout the duration of the event.

Distribution 1: November 20th from 8:00 am- 12:30 pm

Distribution 2: December 18th from 8:00 am- 12:30 pm

Location: St. Francis Xavier Church at 2815 O Street SE, DC 20020.


Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, December 18, 2021 8:00 AM 12:30 PM