How Can I Help?

All service opportunities through St. Pius X Church have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak until further notice. 

A few of the many organizations for families and individuals to reach out on their own, many of whom are in desperate need of volunteers and/or donations at this time are listed below. Click on each organization to take you to their website.

Catholic Charities                                                        

Regional Food Bank                                                    

Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless                

Unity House                                                          

Capital Roots                                                               

Homeless and Travelers’ Aid Society                     

Joseph’s House (Troy)                                               

Ignatian Volunteer Corps 

St. Catherine’s Home for Children

United Way of the Greater Capital Region has created an online platform identifying volunteer opportunities with local agencies that are providing essential services and have a critical need for volunteers as a result of the current COVID-19 crisis. Both in-person and virtual opportunities are available here. Individuals can create a profile on the site and sign up for one or multiple volunteer opportunities. To ensure safety all agencies have provided a statement on the safety and sanitation policies they have put in place to protect their staff, clients and volunteers.

Angel Gowns of the Capital Region is asking anyone who has time and sewing skills to help in the effort to supply our nurses and doctors with medical masks in this time of shortage. Visit their Facebook page for additional information and/or donate Visa cards to help fund their effort.

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Ongoing Ministry Opportunities

Love to Drive?  Looking for a New Opportunities to Serve?

Capital Region Furniture Bank needs drivers

  • Who know the Capital Region or can use GPS
  • Can operate a 16 ft. box truck (CDL license NOT required)
  • Can volunteer 4-6 hours a week

Contact Liz Jelstrom at (518) 462-1336 or for more information on either opportunity.

USCRI (US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants): Help newly arrived refugees to settle and succeed in Albany.  These future citizens need mentors and advocates to help them to adjust to and thrive in our community.  This is a great opportunity for retired parishioners to make a real difference in  a family’s life. There are many ways to help. A commitment of 4 hours per week for 6 months is needed.  Contact parishioner Donna Bedard for more information on how you can help. or 518-368-7139.