Methods of Giving

The world is too small to limit ourselves to one point; I want to embrace it entirely and reach all its parts

-- St. Frances Cabrini, 'Travels'

The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization deriving its income primarily through private donations and profits resulting from our annual Benefit Event.  The Shrine receives no funding from Chicago’s Archdiocese or any parish.  

While the Shrine is temporarily closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, your support remains critical to sustaining our mission in preserving Mother Cabrini's legacy and in bringing the love of God to the world. You make the difference in allowing our mission to continue by keeping the Shrine efficient and vibrant in its welcome to all.  We are profoundly grateful for your generosity and pray for God's blessing for each of you and those dearest to you.

HOW CAN I DONATE?

Online Donations

Without our weekend Masses, we suffer significant losses in our offertory income.  This leaves our ministry and operations in a vulnerable state.  During a time when spiritual unity is so important, we rely on your support to continue our mission in preserving the legacy of Mother Cabrini.

While the Shrine is temporarily closed, we encourage you to either mail in your weekly donation or by CLICKING HERE make an online donation - on a one-time basis or on a recurring basis (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.).


Donation By Mail

Kindly mail your gift to:

The National Shrine of St. Frances X. Cabrini

2520 N Lakeview Avenue

Chicago, IL 60614


 Donation By Credit Card

The Shrine welcomes donations made through Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express.  To make an online donation using a credit card – on a one-time basis or on a recurring basis, CLICK HERE.

The Shrine also accepts credit card donations by telephone by kindly calling 773-360-5115.


Offertory Envelopes

Offertory envelopes are available in the Shrine entry. You may include your gift in the envelope made through cash, check or credit card.  While we are experience this pandemic, envelopes may be placed in the collection box located just inside the chapel to the right.  Envelopes make it easy for us to track and record your donations.


Gifts of Stock

Please provide the Shrine with notification if you intend to transfer stock or other securities to the Shrine.  Sr. Bridget Zanin, MSC, Executive Director, can be reached at 773-560-5733 or Barb Willis, Development Director, at 773-560-5746.

Broker Information:

Bank of America

DTC # 0955

Account Title: The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini Inc.

Account Number: Call Barb Willis for Account Number at 773-360-5746.

Tax ID # - 45-5607401

Please notify Sr. Joaquina Costa, MSC, Treasurer at 773-388-7329 if there are any problems with your securities transfer.


Wire Transfer

Gifts can be made by transferring funds from one bank account to the Shrine’s bank account by wire transfer or electronic funds transfer.  For information to initiate the transfer, kindly contact Barb Willis, Development Director, at 773-360-5746.


Gifts In Kind

If you would like to make a gift of goods or services, kindly contact Barb Willis, Development Director at 773-360-5746.


Employer Matching Gifts

Matching gift programs are offered by many corporations and multiplies the impact of your contribution to the Shrine. Employers may match any charitable contribution or volunteer hours made by their employees. Consult your Human Resources Department to find out what benefits your employer offers.

 

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