We love our volunteers and we are so glad you are interested in helping out.
The majority of what we do is run and assisted by volunteers.
We could NOT do it without them.

(Jump to the bottom of the page for volunteer orientation info.)

A volunteer helps bag groceries at the Lincoln Square Friendship Center.

Ways to Get Involved:

Volunteer at distribution
Host a food/clothing/toiletry drive
Volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository on our behalf
Join us at the Hunger Walk
Help with an event like Jam for Bread or the Golf Outing

Contact Dean Morris at dean@friendshipcenterchicago.org

The sky is the limit. If you have a talent that you would like to put to use we can work together!

Food donated from a food drive.   

Get Ready to Volunteer:

1. Review volunteer shifts

Volunteer Shifts

2. Fill out intake form

Volunteer Intake

3. Contact Dean Morris at dean@friendshipcenterchicago.org to set up a time for orientation.

 Unpacking boxes of fruit at The Friendship Center

Volunteer Needs:

North Park Friendship Center: Mon, Wed, & Fri
Lincoln Square Friendship Center: Wed, Thurs, & 3rd Sat

Find out which location is closest to you here.

Questions? Email Dean at dean@friendshipcenterchicago.org or call 773-267-8395