Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, CAC can only accept financial donations. Clothing, books, and other gently used donations are not accepted at this time.

Spark Change

When you make an unrestricted donation it helps CAC fill program gaps and quickly adapt to the changing needs of our community. Selecting a specific program, allows you to keep essential programs around for those at greatest need.

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Food Security


End local food waste by recovering food from stores and restaurants for use in food pantries.

Donate to Gleaning

Double Dollars

Ensuring low-income families can use EBT/Food Share to buy healthy fruits and veggies at farmers markets.

Donate to Double Dollars

Food Bank

Providing local food pantries with fresh, healthy food

Donate to Food Bank

Housing Security

Rapid Rehousing

Moving chronically homeless people into permanent housing.

Donate to Rapid Rehousing

Emergency Shelter

Providing motel vouchers for families waiting for permanent housing.

Donate to Emergency Sheltering

Veteran Services

Providing housing & emergency services for homeless vets.

Donate to Veteran Services

Quality of Life

Clothing Programs

Provide free winter coats to 5,000 kids and clothing vouchers to people in need.

Donate to Clothing Programs

Youth Development

Ensuring low-income youth have a voice and stake in their community.

Donate to Youth Development Programs

To donate by mail, please send a check to:

Community Action Coalition
1717 N. Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53704.