Pro Labore Dei – Chicago is a non-profit organization, led by volunteers, serving families and homeless individuals from sites in Robbins and Blue Island, as well as parts of the city of Chicago. For more than 15 years, PLD – Chicago has served as a source of basic needs and hope for hundreds in the south Cook County region.
Each week, volunteers distribute groceries for up to 300 clients. On an annual basis PLD – Chicago provides more than 15,000 meals to needy families and individuals.
PLD – Chicago is an affiliate of Pro Labore Dei, an international organization feeding and clothing the homeless through locations across the globe. Sister Stella Maris founded the international organization based on callings from the Lord. Sr. Maris has traveled the world, establishing affiliates where they are needed most. On a regular basis, Sister Maris visits all PLD affiliates to support and share her calling.