Downers Grove Area FISH, Inc. is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization.  Your tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated.  You may mail contributions to 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, Il 60515

​630/964-7776

    Volunteer Opportunities

  • Telephone workers volunteer one or more days per month
  • Volunteers reply to voice mail messages concerning food pantry, clothes closet, medical ride requests, rent assistance and car repair requests.
  • Volunteers contact medical appointment drivers to fill requested appointments
  • Volunteers pass on financial requests to appropriate parties
  • Volunteers work from home and must be available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on volunteers days

Food Pantry and Clothes Closet

     Some Volunteer Opportunities

  • Receive and sort clothing donations
  • Assist clothes closet clients
  • Greet and check in clients
  • Receive and sort food donations
  • Assist clients with disabilities
  • Drivers to pick up food donated by local food market

     Requirements

  • Drivers must have good driving record, current insurance coverage.
  • Drivers volunteer Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday mornings. Some lifting required.
  • Food pantry and clothes closet workers volunteer Monday and/or Friday mornings from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Some lifting required for food and clothing volunteers
  • Volunteers under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Telephone Volunteers

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Medical Appointment Drivers

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We have many volunteer  opportunities for people who wish to share their time and talents to help those in our communities  who need our assistance.



  • Drivers pick up clients and take to medical and certain other appointments within 10 mile radius of Downers Grove and bring them home
  • Drivers are called usually two days prior to appointments and may accept appointment or not, depending on their schedule.
  • Drivers use own cars, must have valid license, good driving record and current insurance.