There are several ways to donate to Dorcas Ministries and to help us make a difference. We are grateful for each gift you give us, from your time and treasures to your financial gifts.

Financial Gifts

Dorcas Ministries relies upon financial gifts to help us make a difference in the lives of struggling people in our community. Since 1968 we have assisted tens of thousands of our neighbors with food, financial assistance and training. Your financial gift can help us continue to be there for the people who need us. 

To make a financial gift:

Mail a check to Dorcas Ministries at 187 High House Road

Online giving click here

Leave a Lasting Legacy

There are some things you can do today to ensure that there will be provision for our vulnerable neighbors far into the future.

Designate an unrestricted gift in your will for Christian Community in Action dba Dorcas Ministries. This could be a percentage or specific amount.

Give a gift of a portion of an insurance policy.

Name Christian Community in Action dba Dorcas Ministries as the beneficiary of your 401(k), 403(b), IRA or other retirement plan.

Donate appreciated stock, mutual funds, bonds, or other appreciated assets.

Establish a charitable gift annuity with us.

To leave a gift in your will, simply share this sentence with your attorney or financial planner:

“I bequeath $_____ or ______% of my estate to Christian Community in Action dba Dorcas Ministries.

EIN 56-0953873
187 High House Road
Cary, NC 27511

You can add Dorcas Ministries to your existing will by revising and re-executing the document at any time, or by executing a separate amendment called a codicil.

LET US KNOW! Reach out to our Development Director, Rose Cornelious to tell us of your intentions.

Food Donations

These are items our Food Pantry is in most need of:

Would your group or organization like to be a part of our Adopt-A-Shelf program? You can help keep our shelves stocked by sponsoring a shelf in whole or in part.

Interested in coordinating a food drive but don’t know where to start? Please contact Jill by email or call 919-469-9861, ext 201 for further information.

Donate to Shop

We accept the following gently used items for sale in the store or to support our services in the community:

For more information, including what items we do not accept visit Dorcas Shop.

 

Drop Off Times and Location

Bring your contribution to the drop-off area at the back of the Dorcas Thrift Shop building.

Dorcas Ministries
187 High House Road
Cary, NC 27511
Map

Monday-Friday: 8 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday: 11 – 2 PM

Please be aware that we do not accept donations during periods of heavy rain.

All donations are eligible for a tax receipt during business hours.

We ask that you do not leave your donations outside after hours for security purposes. Also, you will not be eligible for a tax receipt.

Furniture Pick-Up

Dorcas Ministries does home pick-ups of furniture on Thursdays from 10:30 AM – 2 PM.

We can only pick-up items that are located on the first floor or apartments with elevator access. Please check our “Items We Don’t Accept” list above. We do not accept these items and cannot pick them up.

To request a pick-up, please fill out the Furniture Pick-Up Request form. One of our staff members will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Please give us 3 business days for processing.  You can also cal: 919.469.9861, ext. 108 to schedule a pick up.

Once you have completed the form, please send pictures to furniturepickup@dorcascary.org, if you are able. Please include your name when you send the pictures.

Dorcas Ministries reserves the right to deny items that are stained, torn or damaged beyond sellable conditions.