Looking for Ways to Make A Difference This Holiday Season?
There is great need — and great opportunity — to feed the hungry this Holiday Season.
Check out one of these links to see how you can provide food for, or serve, the hungry during the holiday season this year.
Connect with a volunteer opportunity in your community that will help end hunger.
Visit our comprehensive listing of soup kitchens in our community who might be looking for volunteers during the holidays.
Donate Food to the New Trier Township Food Pantry.
Donate to Warming Hearts and Hands VII
Executive Service Corps of Chicago wants to make giving back as easy as possible this year. So here’s a list of wonderful ways you can participate in Chicago’s donations drives during the 2015 holiday season. To see a complete list, visit their website here.
Connection for the Homeless “Gift of Giving” Program
Connections’ annual giving program is looking for people to donate gifts for 150 people who were homeless and are recently housed or living in transitional shelters and houses.
To sign up to purchase a gift click here.
For more information visit www.cfthinc.org.
Lambs Farm Seeking Bakery Volunteers
We are busy elves during the holiday season at Lambs Farm and we are in need of helpful volunteers to assist with the Bakery & Country Store @ Lambs
We need volunteers to help package cookies, pour chocolate, make doggie biscuits, package up gifts, the list goes on and on and the need changes daily….
When: any week day- Monday through Friday
Time: Any time frame of 2 to 4 hours within 10am-3pm
When we need help: Now until the holidays are upon us!
Contact Angela Ramert, Lambs Farm Volunteers and Groups Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org, 847-990-3864
November Service Project
Throughout the month of November we are collecting the following items to be donated to The Night Ministry and distributed to those struggling with poverty and homelessness.
-Toothbrushes/toothpaste (small travel size)
-Pairs of adult thermal socks
-Small first aid kits (99¢ size)
-Small packets of tissue
-Full size deodorants
-Pairs of magic gloves
-Small memo pads/pens
-Assorted candy, chocolates, breath mints and gum
-Decks of cards
-Giftcards (i.e. Target, Marshalls, Walmart, Dunkin Donuts, Subway, Starbucks, Walgreens, CVS)
-Hats, gloves, and/or long underwear
These needed items can be dropped off at the WYO anytime during drop-in hours!
Questions? Contact Brian Muldoon, Program Director at email@example.com
Make Some Magic for the Youth and Families of Lawrence Hall During the Holidays!
Help make the holidays brighter for our children, youth & families by ensuring that all of our families have a gift to open this holiday season. Please support Lawrence Hall’s Annual Holiday Wish Drive!
TWO ways you can help:
- Make a Financial Donation, which we will use to purchase gifts
- Purchase a gift from an individual youth’s Wish List
Thank you for making a difference to last a lifetime!
For more information or to request an individual youth’s Wish List please contact Julia Guettler, firstname.lastname@example.org or (773) 474-0312
Volunteer at the Good News Partners Christmas Market December 12th
- Buy Gifts
- Wrap Gifts
- Serve Cookies
- Sing Carols
Help Fund Scholarships for students to attend the GCE Lab School.
Click HERE for information about giving initiatives.
Visit our website at www.open-communities.org to purchase tickets or for more information.
Working Bikes Holiday Bike Sale
Volunteers needed to help at our annual Holiday Kids Bike Sale. We will be selling kids’ bikes for $5-10 each to families in need. This is a fun, festive opportunity to get in the holiday spirit!