Since 1927, Our Lady of Guadalupe church in the North Shore neighborhood of East Chicago has served the community with humility and compassion. A parish within the Catholic Diocese of Gary, Our Lady of Guadalupe seeks to promote fellowship and enhance the quality of life for all.

But over the years, the structure of the church has suffered due to the elements and age. Needing assistance to replace the roof, the church reached out to Foundations of East Chicago. They received a matching grant and an additional matching grant from the Diocese of Gary.


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With the funds granted by the FEC, Our Lady of Guadalupe church can continue to be a place of worship for many East Chicago families.


Learn more about other FEC grantees and how they are making a difference in the community.