Ways to help

We rely on the generosity of our community to support the work in which we have been called to. Would you consider partnering with us to make a difference in the lives of those who so desperately need our support? There are many ways you can help. Below are some of the ways you can see how your gift can support an immediate need, sustain our program or leave a legacy to inspire others.

Financial Gifts:

Become a Financial Supporter
The support you provide to the Recovery Center helps us continue to provide the basic needs of so many within the Greater Waterbury area.

We accept monetary donations in the form of cash, money order, check or credit card.

To donate online, please click the “donate” button on the top right of this page.

To donate by check or money order, please make your contribution payable to Recovery Center of Greater Waterbury. and mail the amount to:
Recovery Center of Greater Waterbury
116 East Farm Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
Attn: Fundraising Committee

All contributions are tax deductible donations. A letter will be sent to your address at the end of the year stating the history of your support during the calendar year.

Donate Goods

We are accepting donation drop offs by appointment only. Please schedule a time to hand them to us in person please! Below is a list of acceptable donation items for June, July and August.


For just $25/month you can sponsor a student/resident. This helps support the ministry by to covering food, housing, clothing, recovery program classes and vocational training.

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our family of volunteers. RCGW offers many ways that you can help people in need, and we are always grateful for any assistance we receive. There are opportunities to serve at various events throughout each year as well as in our main Building and Thrift Store facility. We find that in every way we serve, we have the beautiful experience of showing our faith through our actions.

Service and Training

  • Volunteer time to help teach new skills in our vocational training program
  • Woodworking, equipment repair, construction (plumbing, electric, sheetrock, tiling, etc)
  • Teaching computer basics, managing finances (budgeting), other skills


  • Help receiving and organizing items from donors.
  • Help organize and maintain warehouse storage of goods.

Clothing, Thrift Store & Events

  • Assist clients while they shop for clothing and housewares in our Thrift Store
  • Prepare clothing to place on racks in our Thrift Store by sorting, repairing and displaying clothing and housewares.
  • Clean our Thrift Store and warehouse spaces to maintain a professional atmosphere.
  • Assist at various fundraiser events at various local churches and community events.