Effingham Catholic Charities

Serves Clark, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper and Shelby counties

Area Director: Sr. Carol Beckermann srcarol_cceff@cc.dio.org

1502 East Fayette Avenue
Teutopolis, IL 62467
(217) 857-1458
Fax: (217) 857-1481

Second Hand Rose: (217) 857-1482

Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry: Nickie Farris farris_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1458, ext. 112
MedAssist: Sr. Kathleen Bushur: srkathleen_cceff@cc.dio.org (217) 857-1458, ext. 108
Second Hand Rose/Ramblin' Rose: (217) 857-1482


Effingham Annual Event

Posted on January 11, 2019

Effingham Spaghetti Lunch

Posted on August 20, 2018

Pack the Bus

Posted on July 11, 2018


Local Services

Crisis Assistance helps with assistance for rent, utilities, acute medical needs, transient transportation, temporary lodging. Dental vouchers for adults are available. **Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Food Pantry offers food to families in need. The pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 4 p.m.

Legal Services assists people with little or no income obtain pro-bono legal service. Appointment necessary.
MedAssist helps people access free or nominally priced medications assistance with diabetic medication** is available, as well as, help choosing a Medicare D plan and accessing other cost saving programs. Available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointments encouraged.

Mobile Food Pantry travels to an area in which people have limited access to food. The Mobile Food Pantry runs are scheduled one time per month.

Ramblin' Rose provides school supplies and clothing to children K-12. The Ramblin' Rose bus runs to outlying rural communities from the beginning of July through mid-August.

Referral Service informs families of local resources specific to their need. Available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Second Hand Rose Resale Shoppe is a public store which offers good quality, low cost clothing and household items. Clothing and household vouchers available. Store hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

**Service Area for diabetic medication assistance and dental vouchers is Clay, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Shelby counties.

Advisory Board Members

Justin Deters, Ron Donsbach, Janet Grunloh, Melissa Habing, Erin Hartke, Mandy Henning, Tammy Lakin, Beth Lindvahl, Jamie Niemerg, Bailey Pals, Kevin Parker, Kent Probst, Scott Repking, Jamiee Sherrod (President), Karen Smith, Gerald Vogt (Treasurer), Steven Will (Secretary), Mike Wilson & Garrett Ziegler.