Human Concerns Commission

Current Projects where your help makes a big difference,
to get involved contact one of the volunteers below or call (312) 642-2498.


School Supply Drive

Each August a drive is held for supplies. The most requested supplies include backpacks, notebooks, paper, erasable pens and colored markers, crayons, rulers, scissors, colored pencils, glue sticks, and folders. New supplies mean a lot to local children as they begin the new school year


Food Service for the Marquard Center

Bake, cook, and serve a monthly meal on Saturdays. Contact R. Yanku at to volunteer.

Ongoing Collections

-Toiletries for Marquard Center
-Non-perishable food for Catholic Charities
-Boxtops for Education
-Campbell's labels for Manierre School


Tutoring at Manierre School

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursdays between 9:00 a.m. and noon in basic reading and math. One-on-one mentors/tutors are needed after school also. A 50-hour commitment for the school year is required. 

Annual HCN Events

-Blessing of the Animals - Saturday in October at 10:00 a.m.
-Turkey and Food Drive - October to November
-Gift Drive - November to December
-Lenten Food Drive


Catholic Charities 

Serve dinner one Tuesday of each quarter.

Deborah's Place

Serve dinner the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Contact Sue Thelin for the following volunteer opportunities.



Human Concerns and Needs Commission Meetings

Second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m..

Co-commission Heads:

Barbare Pope and Jeanna Sanna

Pastor's Representatives:

Fr. Joe Morin, C.Ss.R.

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