Cathedral Shelter of Chicago

1668 W. Ogden Ave. , Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 997-2222

Since 1915, Cathedral Shelter has provided effective and compassionate social services, particularly to people suffering from addiction. Through crisis intervention, addiction recovery, community assistance and life skills development programs, Cathedral Shelter works to prevent homelessness and hunger. The Rex Foundation will specifically help support the Christmas Basket program which works to prevent hunger and homelessness through the distribution of emergency food, housing and utility assistance, clothing vouchers and crisis counseling to low-income seniors, people with HIV and low-income West Side families.

Recent Grantee News


Through the Years With Rex in Chicago


We’re delighted to be returning to Chicago this weekend, and looking forward to seeing the many  friends we’ve made there over the years. It seems like just the other day we were celebrating our 20th anniversary at the inaugural Black Tie-Dye Ball with our longtime supporters Dark Star Orchestra, who’ll be playing a Rex Musical Caravan show […]