TOV - Tikkun Olam Volunteers

Feed Chicago

At least 2 million individuals receive food assistance in Illinois.
Join the fight against hunger.
1 day. 15 projects. 120 volunteers.

Join the Young Leadership Division (YLD) & Tikkun Olam Volunteer Network (TOV) on Sunday, September 17, 2017 and make a difference!

*This event is for young adults between the ages of 22-40ish

Step 1: Sign Up to Volunteer


Where: 600 W. Fullerton Pkwy., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Red, Purple, and Brown Line Fullerton stops.
Time: 7:30am-9:30am
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Cook and serve breakfast to residents of the shelter.
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Where: 7100 McCormick Blvd., Lincolnwood
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
Volunteers Needed: 29
Details: Deliver Rosh Hashanah food packages in the Chicago land area. Volunteers must have a vehicle for delivery.
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Where: 5225 N. Kenmore Ave., Chicago- Accessible via the CTA Red Line Howard stop.
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
Volunteers Needed: 15
Details: Deliver Rosh Hashanah food packages to residents in the building.
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Where: 5444 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago- Accessible via CTA 55 and 4 buses. Driving recommended.
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 11
Details: Cook and serve lunch for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Where: 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago- Accessible via the CTA Green Line Harlem stop and 6 and 15 buses.
Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Volunteers Needed: 5
Details: Help with the program's harvest, weighing and boxing, and deliveries.
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Where: 3330 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Green Line Kedzie-Green stop or the 52 and 82 buses.
Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 11
Details: Cook and serve lunch to people living in the women's shelter. Once the residents have been served, volunteers can serve themselves and eat with the residents.
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Where: 3705 Deerfield Rd., Riverwoods- Not accessible via public transit. Parking lot of the building is available, on Riverwoods Rd.
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Work with staff and residents to create pizzas from scratch.
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This volunteer opportunity is currently at capacity. Please sign up to be added to the waitlist. JUF staff will be in touch if spots become available.

Where: 909 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Red Line Wilson stop or the 136 bus.
Time: 10:30am -12:30pm
Volunteers Needed: 0
Details: Set tables, serve a restaurant-style meal, clear tables and visit with guests.
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Where: 6450 N. California Ave., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA 155 or 93 buses.
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 3
Details: Help unload Rosh Hashana food packages from Maot Chitim. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
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Where: 6450 N. California Ave., Chicago – Accessible via the CTA 155 or 93 buses.
Time: 1:00pm-3:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 4
Details: Help unload Rosh Hashana food packages from Maot Chitim. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
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This volunteer opportunity is currently at capacity. Please sign up to be added to the waitlist. JUF staff will be in touch if spots become available.

Where: 834 E. 50th St., Chicago- Accessible via the CTA Green Line Harlem stop and 4, 15, and 47 buses.
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 0
Details: Help with the program's harvest, setting up tables at the pop-up market, and distributing food at the market.
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Where: 4628 N. Clifton Ave., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Red Line Wilson stop or the 136 bus.
Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm
Volunteers Needed: 4
Details: Serve dinner to residents at the shelter.
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Where: 7649 N. Paulina St., Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Red Line Howard stop.
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 8
Details: Help prepare and serve dinner at the Community Kitchen.
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Where: 4750 N. Sheridan Rd.,Suite 220, Chicago- Accessible via the CTA Red Line Lawrence stop and the 146, 147 buses.
Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 5
Details: Serve dinner and socialize with the people in the Interim Housing Shelter.
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Where: 2715 W. Harrison St., Chicago- Accessible via the CTA Blue Line and 126 bus.
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Help to prepare and serve dinner to approximately 100 clients.
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JUF Volunteer Policy
The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago is proud to support and operate a wide variety of programs and services in our community. These programs have important, inclusive elements to them and frequently focus on vulnerable populations. To help ensure the best experience for program clients and volunteers, JUF reserves the right and sole discretion to select or deny groups or individuals from volunteering at our programs, including but not limited to those which harbor views antagonistic or inimical towards Judaism, Jews and the Jewish people.