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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 men's clothing, 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+, dress blouses, hosiery, and shoes size 9.5+.
 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 and 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

Please note the majority of the time we are unable to accept furniture donations because most of our clients have furniture in their apartment and we do not have a storage area to store the donations.

Listed below is the contact information for New Hope Apartments Chicago and Suburban Programs for furniture donations.

New Hope Apartments Chicago
Contact Person:  Sherry Tabor
Telephone Number 312- 655-7939 

New Hope Apartments South Suburban
Contact Person: Michael Gomez
Telephone Number: 708-329-4043

New Hope Apartments North Suburban
Contact Person: Vivian Deniran
Telephone Number: 847-376-2112 

New Hope Apartments West Suburban
Contact Person: Araceli Delgado
Telephone Number: 708-329-4043

Household Items needed for New Hope Apartments
  • 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


CATHOLIC CHARITIES EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS NEEDED

Household Items needed for 721 N. LaSalle St.
For low-income families, in need of household items. This is for drop-off at the St. Vincent Center at 721 N. LaSalle, Monday - Friday, from 8am to 5pm.

  • Dishes
  • Glassware
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Pots and pans
  • Coffee pots
  • Toasters
  • Bath towels (gently used or new)
  • Sheets (gently used or new)
  • Comforters (gently used or new)
  • Luggage
  • Microwave ovens
  • Slow cookers (such as Crock-Pots)
  • Small grills (such as George Foreman)
  • Placemats
  • Laundry baskets