Catholic Social Services

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this year Catholic Social Services will be teaming up with St. Patrick’s Parish again for this year’s Thanksgiving Blessing event! Thanksgiving Blessing is an annual event taking place throughout Anchorage where those in need of Thanksgiving groceries can pick them up for free! This year, the Saint Patricks’ Thanksgiving Blessing will be taking place at the parish on Monday, November 19th from 2:00PM – 8:00PM. Volunteers will be needed from 1:00PM – 9:00PM for a variety of shifts! To sign up, follow the directions:

  • Visit
  • Click on the tab labeled “Get Involved’
  • Click on ‘Upcoming Events’
  • Click on the tab on the right side of the page labeled ‘Thanksgiving Blessing’
  • Sign up to volunteer! THANKS!

Join the Catholic Social Services Administration team this holiday season and volunteer helping with holiday shenanigans! Have questions, have ideas? Let us know by contacting Clara Williams at 907-222-7335 or

Homeless Family Services will be housing over 20 individuals this month! Let’s welcome these newly housed community members into their new homes by making sure everyone has a mattress to sleep on. If you have a clean mattress in good condition that you would like to donate, please contact Clara Williams at 907-222-7335 or to coordinate details. Please note that donors will need to be able to drop off donations after confirmation from with Clara. Thank you!

Winter is coming and many people in our community are in need of warm clothing. If you are interested in hosting a warm clothing donation drive in your own community, please contact Clara Williams at 907-222-7335 or She will send a list of needed items. Thank you!

Join a Moving Team and be updated when Catholic Social Services is in need of volunteers to help move a community member transition out of homelessness and into their own apartment! Teams should consist of 2-3 individuals who are comfortable moving heavier items and have access to a larger car/truck. If interested in creating/joining a team please contact Clara Williams at 907-222-7335 or

Are you interested in volunteering but find you don’t have the time? You might be interested in joining Catholic Social Services’Donation Creation Teams! Many of our programs are in constant need of specific donations and we rely on volunteers to help supply them. Join a team and simply receive emails about needs as we have them and share those needs with people in your community! If interested or have questions, please contact Clara Williams at 907-222-7335 or

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