Lincoln Park church raises over $11,000 days after safe, donation bin broken into

The break-in occurred at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to Chicago police.

SHARE Lincoln Park church raises over $11,000 days after safe, donation bin broken into
Los robos ocurrieron entre las 7:20 y las 8:20 a.m. el jueves, según la policía. | Archivos Sun-Times

A church was broken into Dec. 26-27, 2022 on the North Side.

Sun-Times file

A Lincoln Park church has raised over $11,000 in the days after someone stole money from the church’s safe and collection bin.

The break-in occurred at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in the 1000 block of West Webster Avenue sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to Chicago police.

Someone pried open a window and took money from a safe and a donation bin, police said. No one was in custody.

Police did not say how much was stolen, but church officials have said it was close to $10,000.

A GoFundMe account set up by the church has raised over $11,000 in less than two days.

“Thousands of dollars meant to support parish outreach programs, religious education programs for children, operations, and other ministries was taken,” the church said on its GoFundMe page.

“We rely on the generosity of our parishioners and friends, and any help to offset this loss is greatly appreciated.”

The Latest
Notes: Cubs reliever Adbert Alzolay is expected to be shut down from throwing for at least two weeks.
One man, 23, was listed in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the chest. The other man, 20, was shot in the shoulder and was in fair condition.
The Cubs offense’ May slog continued through the team’s 9-2 loss on Wednesday
Hodge debuted in the Cubs’ 9-2 loss to the Braves on Wednesday.