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Advent 2017

Catholic Charities “Celebration of Giving” Toy Donations

Through your generous donation of toys and gifts Catholic Charities “Celebration of Giving” program gives you and your family a wonderful opportunity to make Christmas wishes come true and brighten the holidays for needy families.  Donate toys online by going to our Amazon wish list . Order from the list and the toys will ship directly to our Workshop.    PLEASE NOTE: Toys and Gifts should be delivered DIRECTLY to Catholic Charities at 1717 Rand Road,  Des Plaines,  IL 847-376-2100.

Thank you for your generosity!

St James Mercy Box Christmas Charity

If you would like to participate in the Mercy Box outreach this year, empty boxes will be available after Masses on the weekend of December 2nd and 3rd.  A food list will be stapled to the inside of the box. It will not be necessary to wrap the box.  Filled boxes are due back on Sunday, December 17th ONLY, from 7am until 1pm in the Old Grade School parking lot. Boxes will be delivered to needy Parishes in Chicago on December 18th.   If you would like to volunteer to help, click here for the link to the signup genius.

Mercy Box 2017 Box Letter and Food List