Off Site Volunteer Opportunities

Off Site Volunteer Opportunities

The following agencies have a special connection with the St. Paul of the Cross Social Service Ministry


Catholic Charities, 1717 Rand Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 847-376-2100
Serves those in need from the northwest suburbs.
-Food Pantry
-Clothing Closet
-Community Dinners


The Mission of Our Lady of the Angels, 3808 W. Iowa St., Chicago, IL 60651, 773-486-8431, ask for Sr. Stephanie
-Food Pantry
-Clothing Closet
-Sorting and Cleaning
-Community Dinners
-After School Tutors


Sunday Night Suppers, First Presbyterian Church of Park Ridge, IL 60068, 847-823-4125
This is an ecumenical service event supported by the Park Ridge Ministerial Association to feed food insecure families and individuals in our area who need meal assistance and social interaction.
- Set Up
- Prepare Food
- Package Food
- Serve Food
- Clean Up


Avenues to Independence Thrift Shop, 7710 W. Touhy, Chicago, IL 60631, 773-631-6230
This is a non-profit organization that provides homes jobs, social activities and learning opportunities to adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to help them become part of the community in every way. All profits provide needed funding..
-Sort Donations


Women in Need Growing Stronger (WINGS), 847-519-7820 ext. 216
Provides housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence
Several volunteer opportunities which include the WINGS thrift shops in Niles and Palatine. Projects in the area are available for groups and individuals.

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Contact Information

St. Paul of the Cross

320 South Washington Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Phone: (847) 825-7605

Mass Schedule

UC = Upper Church
HFC = Holy Family Chapel 

Monday - Friday

6:25 am UC

8:30 am UC


8:30 am UC - weekday Mass

4:30 pm UC - vigil


7:30 am UC

9:00 am UC

10:30 am UC and HFC

12:00 pm UC