Your dollars directly impact our clients. Your donation will be used to nourish those who come to the Food Pantry, the Family Feeding Center  and Youth Program and to help us develop a sustainable food source. Please read the stories of how people are helped and view the information about urban farming on our website. Our need is urgent and we would be grateful if you are able to donate online (credit card or echeck). Thank you!

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If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to Shepherd’s HOPE and mail to:

Shepherd’s HOPE
PO Box 21013
Chicago, IL 60621

Shepherd’s HOPE is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and all donations are 100% tax deductible.

Shepherd’s HOPE greatly appreciates support of all kinds.  Below are non-financial ways to contribute.

In Kind Donations
Please use the In Kind Donation Form when making a non-financial donation.  We will gladly arrange to have any items you would like to donate picked up at your location.

Examples of items Shepherd’s HOPE has received and continues to need:

  • Clothing: We do accept new and gently used clothing items in season for all ages.  We  make these items available on days the Food Pantry and Family Feeding Center are open.  In the winter we particularly need outerwear items for the Coat Drive.  Most items are quickly selected from the rack and greatly appreciated!
  • Personal and health related needs:  Toiletries, walkers, wheel chairs
  • Urban farming materials: Lumber, plant material, bushel baskets
  • Family Feeding Center: Paper and plastic tableware, cleaning supplies
  • Spiritual Life: Bibles, spiritual growth books, cds and videos (new or used)


Corporate Sponsors
Shepherd’s HOPE gratefully acknowledges the support we have received from these donors/grantors

  • Calvary Assembly of God, Georgia
  • Cassidy Excavating
  • Clean Tools
  • Design Elements
  • The Duffy Company
  • Feinstein Foundation
  • Fidelity Charitables
  • Exhibit Fabrications, Inc
  • Genesis Partners
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • Giving of Life Foundation
  • Grapevine Ventures, Ltd
  • Growing Power
  • Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Mechanical Component Sales, inc.
  • NES Rentals (Des Plaines, IL)
  • Newel Systems
  • Nine3Nine
  • On the Grind – Kevin Campbell, Photograher
  • Pass It On Daycare
  • PetSmart
  • Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
  • Manage Tech
  • MCS Missions
  • Management and Technology Resources
  • RTKL Associates
  • Serve Enterprises, Inc.
  • Teamwork Englewood
  • Universal Seperators, Inc.

 Matching Donation Companies

  • Allstate Giving
  • The Washington Post Company

If your company or organization would like to learn more about how you could help Shepherd’s HOPE, please contact us.

Volunteer Support
Donate your time, energy, skills, knowledge

We could not exist without our volunteers who donate more than 20,000 hours per year.  Did you know that in Illinois, the estimated value of volunteer time is $24.06!  This support saves thousands of dollars and allows Shepherd’s HOPE to provide more resources to the community.

If you would like to volunteer, please view Get Involved opportunities and then e-mail us and a staff member will contact you to make arrangements. 


prayer-supportPrayer Support
Shepherd’s HOPE is a faith based ministry seeking to rebuild communities and transform lives through relationship with Christ.  Your prayers are so important in that effort.  Miracles (big and small) happen every day in this community.  Our obedience and your prayers allow Christ to be made known to our neighbors.
THANK YOU to each and every prayer partner!!!