SERVE THE COMMUNITY
We reach out to others, serving in our local community:
Annual Sock Hop – Collects new socks for the homeless at Christmastime.
Habitat for Humanity – Work on building or remodeling local homes. Check Sign-Ups page for volunteer oppportunities.
Hesed House – Volunteer for one of three 4-hour shifts to serve supper, distribute supplies, monitor dormitories, or serve breakfast once a month. Check Sign-Ups page to volunteer.
Holy Casserolers – Prepares large meals for Hessed House residents monthly.
Illinois Youth Center Horticulture Team – assist with landscaping projects developed jointly with IYC staff and residents.
Lazarus House – Volunteer to spend the night at this local shelter – needed twice a month.
Mats for the Homeless – Meets once a week to turn plastic grocery bags into mats for homeless folks.
Neighbor Project in Aurora – assists families to become first-time home buyers.
Northern Illinois Food Bank – We organize group trips to help pack food.