All net proceeds from our Rummage Sales are used for charitable purposes. The Benevolence Committee receives and reviews grant requests from local charitable organizations before making recommendations to the Vestry. In 2013, 67 charitable organizations received a total of $174,873 in Benevolence Grants, ranging from $500 to $6000.

2013 Benevolence Grant Recipients


A Just Harvest
Alexian Brothers Housing & Health
Bishop Anderson House
Bonaventure House
Brent House
Career Resource Center
Cathedral Counseling Center
Cathedral Shelter of Chicago
Changing Worlds
Chicago Adventure Therapy
Chicago House ‎
Church of Good Shepherd
*Cool Learning Experience
Evanston Day Nursery
Family Matters
*Family Network
Family Promise Chicago North Shore
Family Service Winnetka
*Gift of Adoption
Good News Partners
Hands to Help
Haven Emergency Shelter
Holy Family Ministries
*Ibeji Resources Center
Infant Welfare Society of Evanston
Interfaith Action of Evanston (St. Marks)
Interfaith House
*Irving Park Community Clinic
Josselyn Center
The Julian Year
La Casa Norte
Lawrence Hall Youth Services
Meals at Home
Messiah – St. Bartholomew Community Youth Development
New Foundations Center
New Life Baptist Church
New Trier Township Angel Fund
*Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Over the Rainbow
Primo Center for Women & Kids
Ravenswood Community Services
Rebuilding Together
Rector’s Funds
Samaritan Institute
Santa for Very Poor
St. Clement’s Open Pantry
St. Cyprian Episcopal Church
St. Leonard’s House
St. Mary’s Services
St. Paul’s by the Lake
Story Catchers Theater
Sweet Beginnings
Urban Initiatives
*Volunteer Center
Waukegan to College
Winnetka Youth Organization
Youth Guidance
Youth Organization Umbrella

*Indicates new 2013 Grant Recipient.