TOV - Tikkun Olam Volunteers

Feed Chicago

At least 2.1 million individuals receive food assistance in Illinois.
Join the fight against hunger.
1 day. 11 projects. 120 volunteers.

Join the Young Leadership Division (YLD) & Tikkun Olam Volunteer Network (TOV) on Sunday, September 25, 2016 and make a difference!

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

Step 1: Sign Up to Volunteer


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: Lakeview Lutheran Church (in the basement), 835 W. Addison St., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Red Line Addison stop.
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Volunteers Needed: 0
Details: Cook and serve breakfast to young adults at The Crib in Lakeview.
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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: 600 W. Fullerton Parkway, Chicago - Accessible via the CTA Red, Purple, and Brown Line Fullerton stops.
Time: 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Volunteers Needed: 0
Details: Cook and serve breakfast to residents of the shelter.
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Where: TBD, North suburbs (address coming soon)
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Volunteers Needed: 32
Details: Deliver Rosh Hashanah food packages in the Chicago land area. Volunteers must have a vehicle for delivery.
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Where: 5444 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago- Accessible via CTA 55 and 4 buses. Driving recommended.
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Cook and serve lunch for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Where: Breakthrough Women's Center, 3330 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Green Line Kedzie-Green stop or the 52 and 82 buses.
Time: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 12
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: 909 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Red Line Wilson stop or the 136 bus.
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Set tables, serve a restaurant-style meal, clear tables and visit with guests.
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Where: 5220 N. Kenmore Ave., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Red Line Berwyn stop or the 147 bus.
Time: 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
Volunteers Needed: 5
Details: Deliver Rosh Hashanah food packages to residents in the building.
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Where: 280 Saunders Rd., Riverwoods - not accessible via public transit.
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 10
Details: Work with staff and members to create pizzas from scratch.
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Where: 4628 N. Clifton Ave., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Red Line Wilson stop or the 136 bus.
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Volunteers Needed: 6
Details: Serve dinner to residents at the shelter.
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Where: 4838 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Red Line Lawrence stop or the 136 or 151 buses.
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 2
Details: Serve dinner and socialize with the people in the Interim Housing Shelter.
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Where: 1645 W. LeMoyne St., Chicago - accessible via the CTA Blue Line Division stop and the 9 or 56 buses.
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteers Needed: 8
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.