Volunteer Opportunities

After-School Program

3:00 - 6:00 weekdays

253 E. 159th Street, Harvey

Volunteer with children who participate in our After-School Program. Children are in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Help with homework.

Play chess with our Chess Club.

Play games and sports.

Contact Pam Banks at Pam@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Volunteer at the Food Depository and earn credits for Restoration Ministries to help purchase food for our Food Pantry.  We will be happy to schedule a session for your volunteers.

Contact Karen at karenv@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.

Food Pantry


9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 253 E. 159th St., Harvey

Volunteers are needed to help distribute groceries to residents of Harvey. Our Food Pantry is open Saturday mornings to provide for the basic needs of families living in poverty.  We serve 80 to 150 families weekly.

Contact Karen at Karenv@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.

Group Service Projects Available

Contact Karen at karenv@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.

Thrift Store

Monday - Saturday

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Volunteer are needed at our South Holland Thrift Store to sort donations, organize items, etc. 

Contact Karen at karenv@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.


PADS Emergency Shelter

Sunday Nights

15331 Broadway, Harvey

Every Sunday evening October - April Restoration Ministries hosts PADS – overnight emergency  shelter. Volunteers are needed during four shifts and to prepare and serve dinner.

Contact Karen Vrdolyak, at karenv@restorationministries.net or 708-333-3370.


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Run Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Guaranteed Entries Will be Available for 2020.

Join our team and raise funds for Restoration Ministries.

Contact Karen at karenv@restorationministries.net or call 708-333-3370.