St. Giles Shrine Food Collection & Distribution

DROP OFF ITEMS AT THE PARISH CENTER OR ST. GILES SHRINE – Donations of canned or shelf-stable dry goods and paper products to the covered bins located at the back door on the north side of the Parish Center at 1025 Columbian. Members of the staff are regularly emptying the bins and bringing the donations inside to prepare them for delivery. For those coming to Mass, donations can also be dropped off at the St. Giles shrine in the gathering space of church.

These Non-perishable food and toiletry items are collected for several food pantries in our area – Beyond Hunger, St. Martin DePorres, Vital Bridges and Santa Maria Addolorata, along with Catholic Charities in Cicero.

Toiletry items such as:  Toilet Paper and Paper Towels, Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo, Deodorant and Personal Hygiene Products.

Most food needed items: Canned fruits and vegetables, Canned or dried beans, Mac-N-Cheese, Rice, Pasta, Oatmeal and breakfast cereals, Canned tuna, chicken, and other meats/fish, Canned soups, stews, chili, pasta sauces, Peanut butter, and Powdered milk.

QUESTIONS? – If you are interested in getting involved, EMAIL Vik Petroliunas at