There are a variety of ways you can volunteer for Meals on Wheels Chicago! From tabling at festivals to raise awareness, helping us set up for fundraising events, or working at our monthly food pantry, we’ve got something that can work for your schedule and skills. Fill out one of our volunteer forms to get started! If you have questions regarding volunteer opportunities at Meals on Wheels Chicago, please contact Emma Etchason.
You can often find Meals on Wheels Chicago at community events and local farmer’s markets, spreading the word about the home meal delivery program. Volunteer to man the table for a few hours!
Volunteer at Congregate City Senior Centers
Does your company organize volunteer opportunities? We need your help at the City’s Congregate Senior Centers! Volunteer with your co-workers to organize a game of bingo and serve lunch.
Volunteer at Events
Do you love to plan events? Do you like to be behind the scenes? Consider volunteering at one of our three events or joining our Celebrity Chef Ball planning committee!
Volunteer at Our Food Pantry
Meals on Wheels Chicago operates a food pantry at a local senior center once a month. Organize inventory, set up and break down, and help seniors pick out their items!
Create Wellness Packs
This is a great option for companies looking to get their employees involved in a good cause! Purchase items to support the health and wellness of seniors (a list of suggestions can be provided), and package them together as a team. Wellness packs are then distributed to seniors in need throughout Chicago.
Share Your Skills
Are you in marketing? Social media management? Fundraising? Finance? Law? Share your skills with Meals on Wheels Chicago! We are always looking for extra help from industry professionals to help us advance our mission.