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(877) 426-6515

Suburban Cook

(847) 782-4100

Lake County

Catholic Charities Administrative Offices - (312) 655-7000.

Catholic Charities Social Services - email, or call (312) 655-7700 in Chicago or (847) 782-4000 in Lake County and someone will assist you. Call volume is extremely high so email is recommended if you are unable to find what you need on the web site.

Counseling Support Line - (312) 948-6951, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

To donate to our work by phone, call (312) 948-6087. Every gift helps someone in need.

Matching Gifts

Your gift to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago could be matched by your employer!

Many employers offer matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by employees, and/or their spouses and retirees.                       

To find out if your company matches gifts, please click on the link below and enter your company name: 

If your company matches gifts, there are two ways to initiate your matching gift request:

1. Use your company's intranet portal for matching gift requests and upload your acknowledgement letter from Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago to confirm our receipt of your gift.  Your company will contact us regarding the matching gift


2. Obtain a matching gift application form from your personnel/human resources office.  Email, fax or mail your completed form to our Matching Gifts Coordinator.  We will complete our portion of the verification and fax or mail it to your company.

Mailing Address

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Attn: Matching Gifts Coordinator
721 N. LaSalle St. 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

Email: Ms. Swillinger,

Phone: (312) 655-8367
Fax: (312) 655-0605

Our tax ID number: 36-2170821

Note: Please be sure to complete the entire donor portion of the form with the date of your donation.

We truly appreciate your time and effort to increase your gift amount and positively impact the lives of those in need.

Ways to Change Lives


Phone: (312) 655-7525
721 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654