Residents of the Oak Park Place Apartments are a part of a wonderful, vibrant community with great people. The best way to contribute to the place they call home is to volunteer. There are several organizations looking for a few good people to donate some time and energy. Are you looking for a place to volunteer? Read on!
The Angel Gabriel Foundation, located right here in Oak Park, is on a mission to promote nutrition education and advocating a healthy lifestyle to cancer patients and survivors. They deliver nutritious care packages, provide mentoring and support, companionship and much more! The organization is looking for volunteers to serve as board members, or to help provide one of their valuable services.
Many of us were Scouts in our youth, and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are looking to expand in the Oak Park area. The scouting experience teaches children valuable skills they need to become productive, successful adults. The organization is looking for volunteers to head up a new troop in Oak Park!
The fair trade movement is gaining momentum, and helping to ensure that artisans and farmers all over the world receive a fair wage for their product. This means a better product for the customer and a sustainable business for the seller. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit, fair trade store in downtown Oak Park looking for volunteers to help with customer service. In addition to working in a fun, beautiful environment, meeting new people, and helping people locally and globally, you’ll also receive a 20% discount on anything you buy!
How do you like to give back to your community in Oak Park, IL? Contact us and let us know!Back to all posts