Serving the Catholic Community of Castro Valley


Online Giving

Under the Cares Act, part of the federal government’s pandemic relief program that passed in March, individual taxpayers  can take a deduction of up to $300 for cash donations made in 2020 when they file their tax return in spring.

Typically, you can deduct charitable donations only if you itemize your personal deductions, rather than taking the standard deduction.  This new “universal” deduction makes it easier for people to receive a tax benefit for giving. Because the deduction is taken “above the line”, it reduces, by up to $300, your adjusted gross income.

Use “Online Giving” It’s easy, fast and secure. Secure and confidential! No need to share payment information with the Parish Office.
Efficient! Set up direct withdrawals from you checking or savings account, debit or a credit card (Visa / Mastercard / Discover). Simple! Start, stop and change your contributions at any time. Convenient! No need to write a check or have cash available.

Click the button below to set-up a recurring gift or make a one-time donation.

Need help setting up Online Giving? Contact Colleen at 510-537-0806 or email: [email protected]


What is SCRIP? SCRIP is an electronic fundraising program where participating merchants contribute to Our Lady of Grace’s Evangelization efforts
each time you shop with your purchased gift cards. Try it today!

Once you purchase SCRIP gift cards, you may spend it at local stores where you already shop. SCRIP cards (at face value) help Our Lady of Grace’s Evangelization Program earn 2%-17% per certificate.  Stop by the  Parish office and look over the list. This is a great fundraiser for the church. Orders placed on the 1st & 3rd week of the month will be ready for pick-up on the 2nd & 4th week of the month. Payment is due at the time of your order. Forms are available at the back of the church or in the Parish Office. Questions? Please contact the Parish Office at 510-537-0806.

Click Here for instructions & the order form

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If you shop at, please consider going to and choosing Our Lady of Grace to receive 0.5% of all qualifying purchases you make when shopping through  Products and prices are the same, and Our Lady of Grace will receive a donation each time you shop!


Lucky & Food Maxx SHARES Program


If you shop at Lucky or Food Maxx, please be sure to pick up a SHARES card from the Parish office, and swipe the card at check-out each time you shop.  When you use your SHARES card, Lucky will donate 3% of qualifying purchases to Our Lady of Grace Church youth programs!  There is no need to sign up or provide any information; simply swipe your SHARES card, and OLG will receive a donation from Lucky!