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Non-Cash Donations

Catholic Charities accepts donations of non-perishable food, clothing, and personal hygiene items.
Donations may be dropped off at the St. Vincent Center at 721 N. LaSalle Street, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at our Regional Offices.



Any gently used women's clothing (sizes 14+), children's clothing (sizes 8-20 for boys and 6-18 for girls). 

  • Men's clothing (khakis, golf/polo shirts, jeans, shoe sizes 12+).
  • Winter clothing (coats, hats, gloves, scarves, boots, and warm sweaters).
  • Personal hygiene items (soap, shampoo, lotions). Click here for more information.
  • Household items (furniture, kitchenware, toiletries). Click here for more information.
DONATIONS can be dropped off at 721 N. LaSalle St. and at any of our Regional Offices.

A program of Catholic Charities that offers professional attire and job readiness consultation to men and women as they are seeking employment or beginning their jobs.

Clean, gently used professional clothing and accessories for men and women.

  • Women’s suits sizes 16 and larger, dress blouses, hosiery, and shoes size 9.5 and up.

Donations of non-perishable items can be brought to 721 N. LaSalle and our Regional Offices.

The items that are most needed include:
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Soup
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit and fruit cups with flip tops
  • Peanut butter
  • Pancake mix
  • Pancake syrup
  • Juice
  • Jelly
  • Tuna in foil packs
  • Egg noodles
  • Spaghetti
  • Dry beans
  • Cooking oil
  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal (cold & hot)
  • Spam
  • Chili
  • Beef stew
  • Crackers
  • Ramen Noodle Soup
  • Juice boxes
  • Granola bars
 Personal Care Items

Accepted at 721 N. LaSalle and at our Regional Offices.

Personal Care Wish List
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Combs and brushes
  • Shaving cream
  • Razors
 Household Items
For all furniture donations please contact Don Migler at (708) 832-2425 or Sharon Love (312) 655-7719.

Household Items needed
  • Apartment sized furniture
  • Small table with 1-2 chairs
  • Twin bed
  • Twin sheets
  • Twin comforters
  • Lamps
  • Coffee pots
  • Plates
  • Pots and pans 
  • Toiletries
  • Bath towels

Household Items needed for 721 N. LaSalle St.

  • Dishes
  • Glassware
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Pots and pans
  • Coffee pots
  • Grills (such as George Foreman)
  • Toasters
  • Bath towels
  • Sheets
  • Comforters
  • Luggage
  • Microwave ovens
  • Slow cookers (such as Crock-Pots)