“Be a Neighbor – Feed a Neighbor”

Volunteering

Volunteer activities can include collecting food from drives and sorting donated food.
Most volunteers work at the Pantry -  stocking shelves, keeping paperwork orderly and
assisting clients while they make their food selections. A minimum of 6 volunteers are
needed to operate each day that the Food Pantry is open.

Volunteer Opportunities Include the following:

  • Food Recovery:  Monday, Wednesday, Saturday Mornings
  • Garden Assistance:  Year Round Opportunities
  • Assisting Clients During Operations:  Tuesday, Thursday, 1st and 3rd Saturday
    of the month.  8:45 AM to Noon
  • Evening Stocking:  Monday 7:00 PM or Wednesday 6:00 PM
  • Cleaning/Maintenance Assistance
  • Food Drive Assistance
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB) Deliveries:  2nd & 4th Wednesday
    Mornings  

*Opportunities are posted on United Way of Greater McHenry County (
volunteer
section)...use keywords "food pantry."