St. Patrick Parish Service Ministry

May Events have been Cancelled due to COVID-19 Virus
Please check in with each individual organization to see when volunteering can resume

PLEASE HELP Us Serve Those In Need!  

LOAVES & FISHES DINNER! Mondays, FROM 5 PM TO 7 PM.   We Need Volunteers & Donations! On the 3rd Monday monthly…check as often as you like to sign up!

Please take a look at the Sign Up Genius Link

to see where we need help, and/or the option to donate items and food. Held at St. Patrick’s Downtown Church in the lower level Fr. Carse Center at
107 N. 4th Street, St. Charles, 60174.

We have canceled May 13th at the food bank due to the virus and Monsignor’s request to cancel all parish sponsored activities & events.

We love your Help! We pack food Every Month on the 2nd Wednesday
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. •
You can sign up in advance for: June 10, July 8, August 12…

Please RSVP at least a week ahead!  Please wear Closed-toe shoes for safety! Ages 8 & Older! Please go to our SignUp Genius page For Details or Sign Up,

Or Please Contact Susan at 630-988-2440 or

Location: 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva, IL 60134   HoursOpen ⋅ Closes 5PM    Phone(630) 443-6910


We Need Your Help! The Elgin Soup Kitchen helps serve a hot delicious meal to the hungry, along with other area churches during the year. YOUR Family’s HELP will make a difference on the following dates: 5/30, 6/27

  • 5/30, 6/27: Serving Dinner & Clean Up. Arrive at 4:45 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Approx. 12 servers needed.

  • The Cooks and Kitchen volunteers should arrive about 3:00 pm.
    We will prepare the food and get everything ready to give to the servers. Then clean-up of the dishes and pans.  Everything should be finished by 7:30.

    • Included with Kitchen Crew is  the Diswashers will arrive and using the dishwasher, clean the plates, flatware, etc needed to serve the guests.

Check out our Sign-up genius page, or Or you can call Deacon Dave Stowell at 630-401-7212 or email him at  Elgin Soup Kitchen Location: Church of the Brethren, 783 Highland Avenue, Elgin 60123

Lazarus House Meal Service Program

Providing Hot Meals to the men, women, and children who reside at Lazarus House Homeless Shelter. Thank You to ALL who Signed Up! If you are able to help, please check the SignUp Genius link to see our needs for dates – twice monthly.   

You will get an e-mail including important information regarding the program. The nearby Communities and We, in the Service Ministry, really appreciate your help!

Please Contact Celeste Marc at 630-660-9925 or

Location: Lazarus House: 214 Walnut St, St. Charles, IL 60174

Currently unable to visit or volunteer at this facility. If you would like to entertain at Bickford or would like more info. on any volunteer activities, Contact Pat: (email preferred) or 630-513-1857.

Bickford Senior Living is located at: 2875 Campton Hills Rd, St. Charles, 60175.

Thank You to all who have contributed, donated or volunteered! With Your donations we were able to FILL Our Pantry & serve over 500 lunches last summer! 

This Program provides free lunches to those in need over the summer months when school is not in session. Many students receive a free or reduced lunch during the school year; however, when school is not in session these lunches are not available.  Please contact Megan Glenn at 630-913-7933 with questions or concerns. Thank you!!

Thanks to Everyone who donated Neckties, we currently have almost 450 ties! Still have Neckties to Donate? You can leave them in the Usher’s Room at the Crane Rd. Church with ‘Pat Reding’ on the bag and they’ll be picked up.