Non-Profit & Volunteer Organizations

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Angel Food Ministries
This nonprofit organization works with local churches to distribute quality, nutritious and affordable units of food for $30. Participation is without income limits or prequalifications. Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church needs volunteers to help with ordering, organizing and distributing the food units. To volunteer call 630-385-8135 or visit the Cross Lutheran website.

Association for Individual Development
This nonprofit, community-based organization, serves 3,000 individuals throughout Kane, Kendall, and DeKalb Counties and works to enrich the lives of individuals with diverse disabilities by promoting individual achievement and community inclusion. For volunteer opportunities call 630-966-4450 or visit the Association for Individual Development website.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Kane and Kendall Counties is a mentoring organization for children predominantly residing in single-parent families. Call 630-844-9090 or visit the Family Counseling Service website to get involved.

Caring Hands Thrift Shop
The Caring Hands Thrift Shop is a ministry of Cross Lutheran Church North Campus and relies on volunteers to help sort and stock shelves of donated items. Located in Yorkville's downtown area, Caring Hands provides assistance to people in financial duress or in emergency situations. To volunteer, call 630-553-1847.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
CASA Kendall County serves as a voice for abused and neglected children in court and helps these children transition into a safe, nurturing and permanent home. There are many opportunities to get involved. Call 630-553-8660 or email the organization for volunteering information.

Cornerstone Young Women's Learning Center
Cornerstone Young Women's Learning Center is a nonprofit organization that helps single moms between the ages of 18-24, pregnant or with a child (ages 0-3) grow a vision to succeed. The program provides assistance for food, housing, and child care in order for the single mother to go back to school to earn a degree. The 2-year residential program needs many volunteers in the home for 3-hour shifts throughout the day helping with tutoring, mentoring, helping around the house, etc. Volunteers will go through a training session and have background checks done.  Visit the Cornerstone website for more details.

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
You don't have to be a painter, carpenter or plumber to get involved. Behind the scenes volunteers are needed for fundraising, building coordination, public relations, and office assistance. To get involved, call 630-859-3333 or visit the Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity website.