Group Volunteering

Are you part of a group that would like to serve others? Would you like to join a group that serves others? Are you looking for ideas as to how your group or organization can have an impact on the lives of others?

Volunteering at Catholic Charities is both an individual and a community endeavor. Many of our facilities and departments can use multiple volunteers in any one given day.

We have volunteers who serve the same hours/time each week, month after month, and offer real consistency to the organization. We have groups that help on scheduled weekdays or weekends. We have individuals and groups who offer support and service for specific events like Cooking Up Compassion, Walk For Adoption, and Autumn Harvest Arts and Crafts Fair to name a few.

General Projects:

Clothing Center/Food Pantry/Donation Center Days – sorting, folding, hanging and distributing clothing and essential household items to those in need.  Available on weekdays from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, Tuesday evenings from 4:30 to 7:30 pm, and on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to noon.

General work projects – landscape/gardening, cleanup, maintenance of facilities

Workdays at Catholic Charities – for smaller groups to give direct assistance to clients

Food and personal item drives – these can be arranged at any time within a firm/school/organization – gather, sort and prepare for distribution

Rural service opportunities – including Muskogee, Sallisaw, McAlester, Tahlequah, Hugo, Okmulgee and Stillwater (other locations being added yearly)

Winter and Fall months:

Coats for Kids (actually coats for anyone) sorting and distribution (over 17,000 coats in 2010/2011)

Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets – preparation and distribution (approximately 1,000 families)

Blanket drive – gather, sort and distribute blankets (in the winter)

Toy drive – gather, sort and distribute toys (for Christmas)

Spring and Summer months:

Fans and air conditioners – gather and distribute (and occasionally install) for elderly and those with small children

School supplies – gather, sort and distribute (late summer/early fall)

If you are part of a group that is looking for a way to serve, or if you would like to join others in a group, contact us at or 918.508.7125. We look forward to working with you.