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How you can help St. Catherine's Home

We need your kind assistance for the various needs of deprived, abused children/ young women – nutritional, educational, medical, psychological (through sponsoring counselling and therapy) – and for their integration into society.

You can make a tremendous difference in their lives by a small but significant act of donating towards their needs. We welcome and appreciate whatever you are prepared to contribute by way of finance or kind.

All financial assistance is eligible for Tax Exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act.

Together let us collaborate to empower deprived children to claim their rightful place in society.

Sponsorship/Monetary Donations to support our children

Sponsor Options

  • A child – Monthly expenses – Rs. 5,000/-
  • A child with HIV – Monthly expenses – Rs. 6,000/-
  • Education fees for a child for one year in Marathi medium school– Rs.3,500/-
  • Counselling / Therapy for a month – Rs.25,000/-
  • Vegetarian meal for 200 children and young women – Rs. 20,000/-
  • Special Vegetarian meal for 200 – children and young women – Rs. 25,000/-
  • Non-Vegetarian meal for 200 – children and young women – Rs. 30,000/-

Online Donations

For Foreign contributions by generous persons with foreign citizenship, we request you to kindly email us at stcatherineshome@gmail.com  for further details of the donation.

We request generous persons wanting to donate to kindly inform us of the following information by email to enable us to send you our official receipt:

  • Your name :
  • Email id :
  • Postal address :
  • PAN No :

Offline Donations

Local cheques may be drawn in favour of : St. Catherine’s Home.

We look forward to your valuable contribution by way of cheque / cash/ kind and thank you in advance for whatever help you may be able and willing to give us

Non-Monetary Donations (in-kind)

  • Groceries & Snacks

    • Requirements for the kitchen:

      Pulses (rajma, all varieties of chana, akka moong, all varieties of vatana, chavli…), cooking oil, sugar, rice, wheat flour, dal, tea powder, coffee powder, masala, turmeric, chilli powder, rye, jeera, rawa, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, poha, milk, milk powder, Horlicks, Bournvita, Complan, jam, butter, eggs, vegetables, seasonal fruits…

      Snacks for children:

      Farsan, chivda, chaklis, chips, assorted biscuits, groundnuts, channa, dates, samosas, batatavadas, jalebi, rasgoola, gulab jamun, masala dosa, puranpoli, vegetable sandwich, sukha bhel…

      Baby Food :

      Lactogen I and Lactogen II, Cerelac of apple flavour.
  • Health & Hygiene

    • Bath soaps:

    • Dettol, Savlon, Medimix, Chandrika, Hamam, Santoor, or any other.
    • Cold creams:

    • Ponds, Nivea, Boro Plus, Vaseline or any other.
    • Baby Care:

    • Any baby products of Johnson & Johnson.
    • Washing Powders & Bars:

    • Rin, Shakti, Tide, Surf, Excel, or any other washing powder. Double B, Rin, O.K, Wheel, Sunlight or any other washing bar.
    • Liquid detergents:

    • Dettol, Savlon, Phenyl, Harpic, Ultra Clean
    • Other items:

    • Combs, brushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, black socks, slippers, Nycil powder, straw mats, plastic or aluminium buckets.
  • School & Stationery

    • School bags for primary and secondary children, stationery items like gum, glue stick, fevicol, staple pins, paper clips, rubber bands, A-4 size white paper, ball pens, rulers, whitener, black headbands and ribbons, nail cutters…
  • Clothing & Cloth Items

    • Personal Clothing:

    • Salwar kameez, slacks, nighties, petticoats, innerwear, warm clothes like sweaters and blankets.
    • Cloth Items:

    • Handkerchiefs, bedsheets and pillow case sets, face towels, bath towels…
  • Sponsor College Education / Professional Studies

    • The amount to be donated will depend on the college education / professional course of the student viz. Tailoring, Teachers’ Training, Nursing,…