Soup Kitchen

Join us as we cook, serve and share a meal one Sunday night a month at the Evanston Homeless Shelter, Hilda’s Place*. Our dinners provide much needed nutritional and emotional support to 15-25 residents each week.
Volunteer opportunities include any or all of the following:
  • Cooks. Prepare the meal at the shelter from 5:30 to 7pm.
  • Servers. Serve food at the shelter from 6:45 to 8:30pm.
  • Washers. Clean the cooking utensils and surfaces at the shelter from 6:45 to 8:30pm.
For exact dates check out our calendar or weekly email. For more information contact

We usually meet at the kitchen: Map of the volunteer entrance

*Hilda’s Place is a transitional shelter providing residential and employment assistance at the Lake Street Church, at Lake and Chicago Avenues.
To make an in-kind donation of food, clothing or toiletries, please contact Hilda’s Place directly at (847) 424-0945, Ext. 20.

Mather Pavilion

Join us as we play board games and card games with the elderly residents of Mather Pavilion one Friday evening each month. They love the company! Meet at 6:10 pm in the Sheil Commons or at Mather itself. For more information contact

Other Service Opportunities

There are many other service opportunities in the Evanston area. Check our calendar and weekly email for other opportunities as they come up. For more information regarding any of the above activities, or to suggest something new, please contact

Last Updated: August 27, 2013