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Christopher House

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Community Services, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Events & Projects Service Opportunity Details: Christopher House’s food pantry focuses on providing staple food items for our families in addition to fresh fruits and vegetables that are often out of reach due to higher costs. You can support our food [...]

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Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food preparation and distribution Service Opportunity Details: This volunteer position is responsible for supporting Sarah’s Circle staff members during meal service in the Daytime Support Center or Interim Housing programs. The kitchen support volunteers should be willing to complete a [...]

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food preparation and distribution Service Opportunity Details: Provide a meal for 50 program participants. Meals can consist of a main dish, vegetable side/side salad, bread/rice, and dessert for lunch or dinner. Sarah’s Circle does not adhere to any dietary restrictions, [...]

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Events and projects, In-kind Donations Service Opportunity Details: Sarah’s Circle readily accepts donations of toiletry kits. These kits supplement the services and items provided at Sarah’s Circle, as women often rely on them when they are not in our space. [...]

A Just Harvest

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Activities with Agency Clients Service Opportunity Details: There are opportunities for planting, harvesting and producing food in green spaces. Location: Chicago-Rogers Park (delivery location) Volunteer Ages: Families with teens, Teens, Young adults, Adults, Groups Frequency: Periodic Frequency Details: Contact Info: Staff: Maggie Williams 773-262-2297, ext. 23; [...]

Breakthrough Urban Ministries

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Community Services,  Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Provide, cook and serve meals at agency’s homeless centers . After serving the meals, volunteers eat with guests and build relationships over a meal. Location: Chicago-East Garfield Park Volunteer Ages: Families with teens Teens Young adults Adults Groups Frequency: One-time, [...]

A Just Harvest

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Volunteers plate, serve and bus tables in restaurant style service. Donations of food for dinner are also welcome. Location: Chicago-Rogers Park Volunteer Ages: Families with teens, Teens, Young adults, Adults, Groups Frequency: Periodic Frequency Details: Contact Info: Staff: Maggie Williams [...]

St. Leonards Ministries

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Life Transition Support, Food Insecurity, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: A group or family prepares a meal for a dinner for St. Leonard’s House (20-30 people) or Grace House (10-15people), serves it to the residents, visits with them during the [...]

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Domestic Abuse, Homelessness Types of Help Needed: Administrative/Office Support, Activities w/Agency Clients Service Opportunity Details: Front desk assistant: This volunteer position is responsible for supporting Sarah’s Circle program staff members at the front desk in either the Daytime Support Center or Interim Housing programs. This role provides key [...]

Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse Types of Help Needed: Food Preparation and Distribution Service Opportunity Details: Provide bagged lunches for 50 women. Sarah’s Circle only accepts 50 or more sack lunches. These should consist of a variety of meat sandwiches and at least 5 vegetarian sandwiches, healthy snack, optional fruit, and [...]