How You Can Help

There are so many ways you can help support The Grotto. Even the smallest gesture can make a world of difference. Learn how you can help:

Green Thumb Alliance

For as little as $10 a month you can ensure the success of The Grotto for many years to come.


There are many ways in which you can donate. Find out which form of donation is right for you.

Single Financial Gift

One-time financial gifts will help us continue our mission & programs.

Friends of The Grotto

The cost of maintaining a 62-acre shrine, open daily, is immense. We need your help.
Our Friends of The Grotto program provides different levels of support; it is a wonderful way to help The Grotto and to enjoy special events and benefits.

Purchase Mass & Enrollment Cards

Perpetual Enrollment in The Grotto’s Guild of Masses and Prayer honors yourself, your family or your loved ones, and provides support for The National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother.

Bequests & Planned Giving

Consider including The Grotto in your estate, will, and other sources of giving.

Sustaining Donor Program

Sustaining Donors  give monthly to The Grotto.

Special Projects

Earmark your giving for specific projects that are happening at The Grotto.

Donate Your Vehicle

Donating your vehicle is a great way to support non-profits, including The Grotto.

Other Ways to Support The Grotto

There are a number of surprising ways that you can support The Grotto. Click here to learn more.

Corporate Partnerships

Over 300,000 guests visit The Grotto each year, including over 60,000 visitors to the annual Festival of Lights.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Grotto provides many opportunities for corporate and small business sponsorships.


Giving of your time is just as important as the giving of your finances. We have an incredible need throughout the year and there are many opportunities to volunteer with us!