Donate to St. Mary’s Home

Your donation is essential to our care for the elderly poor. We rely on private donations for half of our $6 Million in expenses each year. Your gift shields our Residents from worry about the high costs of health care and the affects of government cuts on our services.Ways to donate:

  • Online donation
  • Mail a check to:
    • Little Sisters of the Poor
      2325 N. Lakewood Ave.
      Chicago, IL 60614
  • Gifts in Kind: donate needed items such as food, personal care items and office supplies. See Wish List.
  • Bequest or Estate Gift: make a lasting gift that will help the Sisters provide for the elderly poor for many years to come. Here is some simple bequest language you can take to your attorney: “I, [name], of [city, state, zip], give devise and bequeath to the Little Sisters of the Poor of Chicago, Inc., located at 2325 N. Lakewood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614 [insert written amount of gift, percentage of the estate or residuary of estate, or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
  • Stock transfer: contact our development office for instructions.
  • Matching Gift: find out if your company has a matching gift program. We are happy to submit any forms your company requires in order to match your gift.
  • Host your own fundraiser: we look forward to hearing your ideas.
  • Tribute & Memorial Gifts: these gifts can be in memory of a loved one or to honor a special person in your life.

As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, donations to the Little Sisters of the Poor at St. Mary’s Home are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Our corporate name is: Little Sisters of the Poor of Chicago, Inc.

Our tax I.D. number is: 36-2482272

For more information on how you can support St. Mary’s Home, contact Ms. Kelly Conmey
at (773) 935-9600 (ext. 303) or email