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Current Needs

In addition to needed dollars, suggested perfume free, hypoallergenic/unscented items include:
  • Baby Diapers/ pull-ups (All Sizes)
  • Baby Wash
  • Baby Wipes
  • Latex Gloves
  • Hand Sanitizer & Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toothpaste & Brushes
  • Combs, hair brushes, headbands & barrettes
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Towels & Wash Cloths
  • Baby Crib Sheets
  • Twin Sized Bed Sheet Sets
  • Underwear, T-Shirts, Pajamas & Socks (All Sizes)
  • 18 Gallon Bins with Lids
  • Gift Cards & Movie Gift Cards
All items dropped off at the Carmelite Home are best delivered to 4840 Grasselli in East Chicago at the front door between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Monday through Friday to be documented.

100% of donations supports services



          Congratulations Kaylee Saggus!
          Photo Courtesy of NWI Times

Times Article About Raffle


Upcoming Events and Fundraisers

Women\'s Guild Fundraising Event

      September 2017
      Villa Cesare, Schererville
      Call 219-397-1085 For More Information


News and Events

    1. Raffle winner drives home in new car
      August 2, 2017 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Carmelite Home raffles car as fundraiser
      June 26, 2017 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. 300 Gather to Support Carmelite Home 
      March 9, 2017 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Home for the Holidays
      December 13, 2015 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Enduring Legacy of Carmelite Home for Boys
      November 28, 2015 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Cardinal Francis George salutes the Carmelite Home’s 100th anniversary
      May 15, 2014 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Angel Wings Her Way Into Carmelite Home
      March 1, 2013 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. Carmelite Home marks centennial of caring for children


    1. Carmelite Home in East Chicago celebrates 100 years
      July 2, 2013 | Northwest Indiana Times


    1. A 2013 East Chicago Capital Improvement Grant for $100,000.00 was used to repair the exterior of the building’s brick facade. Click to see photos.


  1. Sister Maria Giuseppe receives Pillars of Community Award
    May 3, 2013 | Northwest Indiana Times
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