Although voluntary poverty is a core part of the Catholic Worker lifestyle, most Catholic Worker communities depend on donations to help keep things running. From the start, Dorothy Day didn’t hesitate to appeal to the Catholic Worker’s wider community of readers for financial help.

If you’d like to support the Catholic Worker Movement, browse the appeals below; you can also check out the Catholic Worker Community Directory. Send your donations directly to the Catholic Worker community you’re supporting. Although only accepts appeals from known Catholic Worker communities, we can’t offer any guarantees about how your donation will be used. If you have questions, reach out to the community you want to support.