Thank you in advance for considering a donation to help us keep our doors open. We are a recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and any donation made to us can be used for tax purposes to the extent the law allows.

There are a few different ways you can donate:

By Mail:

  • You can send a check to:

    Sister Mary O’Donnell Shelter
    P.O. Box 1753
    Presque Isle, ME 04769


  • Use the PayPal Button below to donate online
  • Note: PayPal deducts a small fee (2.2% + $0.30) when processing online payments. For example, they will deduct $2.50 from a donation of $100.


Needs List

    Our current ongoing needs are for Shelter residents:

  • Towels of all kinds
  • Bedding of all kinds
  • Personal hygiene items (containing no alcohol)
    For the Shelter:

  • Your time as a volunteer
  • Gift cards from where we normally need to shop:

* Wal-Mart for food, cleaning supplies, and office and administrative supplies
* Lowes & Rathbun Lumber for maintenance supplies
* P&E Distributors for cleaning supplies and paper products

  • Postage stamps
  • A check or pay forward against our utilities:

* water (City of PI)
* electricity (Emera)
* and especially heating oil (Dead River)

Donation items can be brought to the homeless shelter located at 745 Central Drive in Presque Isle anytime at your convenience. The shelter is staffed around the clock every day, but you may find that the front door may be locked depending on the time you arrive. Please ring the doorbell and the on-duty Support Supervisor will answer to accept your donation. You will be provided a receipt for your donation that you can take with you for your files.