The Salvation Army - Heartland Division




Volunteers are needed to help with the following activities:

Summer Landscaping (Planting Flowers) at Childcare Center

Warehouse/Food Pantry Assistant at Family Services Warehouse

To learn more about these activities, please scroll down and click on activity description or contact Bailee Bauman at 309.253.9909 or at

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Family Services

The Peoria Salvation Army offers a wide range of Family and Social Services to the public. We have two buildings that are open to the public Monday - Friday where they can inquire about shelters, rental assistance, utility assistance, public transportation passes, and Food Pantry assistance. These locations are our Family Services building located at 417 NE Adams and our Sylvia Fites Family Services building located at 414 NE Jefferson.

We are in need of volunteers in various roles including administrative type roles, warehouse assistance, donation sorting assistance, and shelter watch assistance.

Activity Shifts Start End
Food Pantry/Warehouse Assistant 1 9/30/2020 9/30/2020
Internship-IL Wesleyan University Nursing Students 10 10/1/2020 12/3/2020
Internship--Methodist Nursing Students 18 10/5/2020 12/1/2020

Feeding Programs

The Peoria Salvation Army offers a daily feeding program Monday - Friday. Our lunch program is called Lunch with Love and offers a hot meal to the public out of the Sylvia Fites Family Services building located at 414 NE Jefferson, Peoria. We typically serve 60-100 people each day.

We are in need of volunteers who are willing to work in a commercial grade kitchen to help prepare and/or serve our meals. We offer various roles including helping our Chef prepare the meal as well as serving the prepared meal to our public population. 

Activity Shifts Start End
Soup Kitchen Server - Lunch With Love 61 9/30/2020 12/31/2020