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Elijah’s Mantle

Elijah’s Mantle

“Give clothes to those who need them…”
Isaiah 58:7

Free clothing for children in need


This volunteer based organization was started in 2004 and has served 4,300 families and 13,000 children. In 2015, the United Protestant Church joined with St.Andrew’s Episcopal Church to help support this mission.

Distribution to those in need is the 2nd Saturday of each month 9-11 a.m.

  • Special Shoe only distribution in August
  • Special Coat distribution in October

Ways you can help

  1. Donate
    • New or gently used children’s shoes, clothes, coats, books
    • Monitary donations for the purchase of new underwear, shoes and coats.
    • Donations can be dropped off at the United Protestant Church or St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
    • Pickup at your home is available
    • Tax receipts are available
  2. Volunteer
    • Advertising coordinator (website, flyers, publications, etc.)
    • Clothing sorters on Tuesdays 9:15-11 a.m.
    • Clothing setup and distribution every second Saturday 8:30-11 a.m.
  3. Spread the word – Tell others about Elijah’s Mantle, both potential donors and potential clients
  4. Pray for this mission

If you are interested in donating, volunteering or know of any children in need, please contact

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church – 31 Park Avenue, ¬†Grayslake, IL 60030

United Protestant Church 54 S Whitney Street, Grayslake, IL 60030