Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Homeless, Low-income Communities, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender)
Meal Service

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:21+

Referral: StandUp For Kids Chicago - Meal Prep


StandUp For Kids Chicago serves over 100 homeless teens each week with meals, clothing, and mentorship. StandUp For Kids is currently seeking groups who would like to prepare meals for up to 40 teens per evening and share them with youth at the Lakeview drop-in center.  


StandUp For Kids works to break the cycle of teen homelessness through feeding, clothing, and providing mentorship

Volunteer Activity Type

  • Basic need services 
  • Meal service

Great For

  • Groups (volunteers who come in a group)
  • Committed Volunteers (people who can come on a regular basis)
  • New Volunteers (people who have never volunteered before)


Volunteers are needed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8pm

Requirements for Service

  • Training meeting >2 hours
  • Background check for more than 3 visits to the site 

Contact for more information or to serve 
Wayne Stiles at waynes@standupforkids.org.


***Please note Chicago Cares does not manage the following volunteer projects. Chicago Cares is not liable for injuries, loss, or damage at referral projects. No Chicago Cares staff will be present or coordinate logistics for these events. Chicago Cares is also not able to verify volunteer hours spent at referral projects.  Please request verification directly from the referral partner. ***

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