The Care Center services are possible with the help of our partners and volunteers. See all the ways available to support us.

thank you NMLFHSD

Ways to Support Us

Here are some of the most helpful ways you can give.

Financial Contributions

• Contribution checks made out to Willow Creek Care Center may be placed in the offering during any weekend service. For cash contributions, write Willow Creek Care Center on the envelope.
• Include your name and address on the check/envelope if you wish to receive credit for tax purposes.

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Clothing and Shoes

• Donations may be dropped to the outdoor collection bin in the parking lot between the D and F entrances.
• New or gently used children’s clothing, sizes newborn through children’s 14/16 (XL).
• Donations of children’s socks, undergarments, and pajamas must be new.
• Children’s and adult shoes, all sizes and conditions. Please rubber-band in pairs.
• Clothing drives sponsored by companies and organizations are welcomed.

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Vehicles (C.A.R.S. Ministry)

• We accept cars, motorcycles, RVs and boats donated in any condition. Vehicles are picked up free of charge.
• Qualified vehicles are repaired and cleaned, then given to approved families in need of transportation.
• Junk and clunkers are sold, with proceeds used toward the repair of other vehicles.


Computers (Computer Connection)

• We accept desktop or laptop computers no more than 6 years old. Keyboards, mice, cables, and flat-panel monitors are welcomed.
• Computers are refurbished and given to families, individuals, and organizations in need.
• Donations may be dropped off from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays at the Willow Creek South Barrington Campus (67 E. Algonquin Rd., South Barrington, IL) F Outer Dock. When entering the F dock, look for the Computer Connection Donation Dropbox. OR contact via email, [email protected], to arrange a drop off time and location.



• Donations of unexpired, commercially packaged food are gratefully accepted at the Care Center during regular hours of operation. 
• Items most needed are peanut butter, jelly, soup, cereal, tuna, rice, pasta, spaghetti sauce, macaroni & cheese and chili.


Please note we do not accept as donations

• furniture • electronics • CRT monitors

For questions about donations, email [email protected]