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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.

 

 Clothing
CATHOLIC CHARITIES EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE CLOTHING ROOMS

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

URGENTLY NEEDED:
  • 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.

MARY’S CLOSET
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.

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

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

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)