Your support makes a difference.

  • $ 500 will help pay one month's rent for a client
  • $ 100 will help purchase household goods for our scattered site housing program
  • $ 75 provides support and supplies for our job-readiness program and computer lab
  • $ 50 provides four meals for individuals who are homeless
  • $ 25 provides transportation for clients (for interviews or day labor employment)

If you would like to make a secure, tax-deductible finanical donation, you can do so here:

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In-Kind Donations

Please help us defray our operating costs with intangible donations. These items are used daily with our centers and can be dropped off at 3728 South Indiana in Chicago, Illinois between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. For more information, please call (773) 536-6628.


  • Tissue Paper
  • Soap
  • Razors
  • Hand Towels
  • Face Towels
  • Underwear
    » Men's
    » Women's
  • Washing Powder
  • Bleach
  • Cleaning Solution


  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Spices
  • Canned Goods
  • Corn Meal
  • Paper Plates
  • Flatware
  • Napkins
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Plastic Bowel
  • Paper Cups
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Aluminum Foil


  • Copier Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Staples
  • Mailing Items
  • Stamps


  • New Computers
  • New Printers
  • Paper
  • File Folders
  • Hanging Folder
  • File Storage Boxes
  • Bus Cards
    » 1 & 7 Day

CFC, SECA, and CCC Payroll Deduction Programs

Matthew House Chicago is part of the Black United Fund of Illinois federation of community-based nonprofits who are approved to receive contributions through automatic payroll deductions. Both the CFC which covers federal government employees and the SECA and CCC which covers state and local public sector employees, respectively, run their employee fundraising campaigns in the fall each year. If you work for agencies which offer one of these programs, please consider making a regular donation to Matthew House through payroll deductions. If you are not sure, check with your Personnel or Human Resources Office.

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – Matthew House Giving #99564

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is an annual fundraising drive that provides an opportunity for federal civilian, postal, and military employees to donate to local, national, and international non-profit organizations. The CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with more than 200 campaigns located throughout the country and internationally.

If you work for a federal government agency, you can donate through automatic withdrawal from your paycheck to Matthew House Chicago through this campaign. Any amount that you can give will help Matthew House to help the homeless and those in transition. To donate to Matthew House list our CFC Giving # 99564 - Matthew House on your CFC contribution form.

The State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) and Combined Charities Campaign (CCC) – Matthew House Giving #950-0200

The State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) and the Combined Charities Campaign (CCC) are programs that offer employees the opportunity to contribute to charities through payroll deduction. The SECA campaign includes persons who work for State of Illinois agencies and universities, and the CCC campaign includes persons who work for locally government, such as the Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, PACE and METRA transportation systems, and other public agencies. If you work for one of these agencies you can give through payroll deduction to Matthew House. To do so, please include Matthew House’s SECA or CCC Giving #950-0200.

The CFC, SECA and CCC programs make giving easy. Please consider making a donation today. Thank you!