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Donations accepted to help families impacted by the wildfires in Central Texas

St. William Catholic Church is coordinating a donation drive, in collaboration with Catholic Charities of Central Texas and Diocese of Austin, to benefit the families and individuals who have been displaced from their homes by the catastrophic wildfires in Central Texas.  Here are three simple ways you can help.

  • Medical and Miscellaneous Supplies Needed - Donations accepted until Friday, Sept. 16
    Drop-off donations in the St. William Pavilion on Monday through Thursday between 7:30am - 11:00am or 4pm-8pm and Friday, 7:30am - 11am. Click here for a list of items requested.
  • Make a Monetary Donation
    Catholic Charities of Central Texas is also requesting monitary donations.  Monetary donations can be made payable to Catholic Charities Disaster Response. Click here to make an online donation then select Fire Relief Catholic Charities in the drop down menu.
  • Volunteer Your Time
    Volunteers are needed to help load and unload, sort and organize donations. Volunteers will be working in the Pavilion. Click here to sign-up.

Donate Items at St. William:

Donations will be accepted at St. William Catholic Church in the church Pavilion, starting September 6, between 7:30am - 9pm and on Saturday and Sunday between 7am - 5pm. 

Please no donations of clothing at this time.  Donations requested include:

Medical Supplies

  • BP Cuff
  • Nebulizer
  • Thermometer
  • Glucometer
  • Pen lights
  • Tongue Depressors
  • Ibuprofen
  • Gauze Wrap
  • ACE Bandages
  • Neosporin Cream
  • Bandages

Other Supplies

  • Sleeping Bags
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body wash
  • Toothpaste
  • Paper Plates, Cups, Napkins, Plastic Utensils
  • Deodorant Sprays for men and women
  • Disposable Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Baby Wipes
  • Size 4 Diapers
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Sanitizer
  • Depends Undergarments 


The shelters currently have an overflow of general clothing but are most in need of the items listed below. Only the items listed below will be accepted at the St. William collection site.

  • NEW White Brief Underwear for Men and Women (children, teenagers sizes, or adult sizes)
  • NEW Bras (Teen and adult sizes)
  • NEW Socks (Children and teenagers, male and female, preferably white)


  • Pencils and pens
  • Crayons and markers
  • One subject spiral notebooks
  • Folders with pockets
  • Activity or coloring books for younger children