Welcome to Catholic Charities!
With the help of volunteers like you, Catholic Charities serves nearly 1 million people throughout Cook and Lake counties every year. As one of the largest non-profits in the Midwest, we strengthen and support individuals, families, and communities through more than 150 programs serving those most in need. Join our team of 15,000 volunteers, who provide valuable support and expertise while carrying on the mission of serving the most vulnerable.
Celebrate our Centennial Anniversary with a Week of Service!
Monday April 9: Feed the Hungry Created On 2/22/2018
Donate food to food pantries across Lake and Cook Counties or Volunteer with Meals on Wheels
Tuesday April 10: Clothe the Naked Created On 2/22/2018
Donate socks and undergarments, or baby clothes, diapers and other necessities, and Attend ENCORE or Lake County's Dine Out/Meals In event
Wednesday April 11: Shelter the Homeless Created On 2/22/2018
Donate Ventra cards or other items for Blessing Bags or Volunteer with Beyond Suppers for the Needy
Thursday April 12: Welcome the Newcomer Created On 2/22/2018
Donate bilingual books or Volunteer to become a youth mentor
Friday April 13: Visit the Lonely Created On 2/22/2018
Donate/create cards for seniors or our LOSS program, or Attend the LOSS brunch
Saturday April 14: Give Alms to the Poor Created On 2/22/2018
Donate to support the programs of Catholic Charities