Ministering to the Under Served

Hope's Front Door will open on Wed., May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. with curbside walk-up assistance. 

Regular hours are from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

To volunteer, please email Hope's Front Door.  To donate items, see this list.


Due to ongoing Covid 19 restrictions, DuPagePads, The Night Ministry, and The Greater Chicago Food Depository volunteers are no longer working with the public. 


Both GCFD and DuPagePads Emergency Response Fund are asking the community for donations.


Our church's Mission and Justice Ministry serves in these areas: 

  • Our church hosts homeless families on Monday nights from October - April providing dinner, a bed, showers, laundry facilities, breakfast, and a bag lunch.


    CONTACT: Tom Williams - dontomas23@aol.com

  • An independent 501(C)3 walk-in ministry located in our building. Volunteers from our church and the greater community serve local residents with emergency needs and referral services.


    CONTACT: Kathy Nazzarini - kathy.nazzarini@hopesfrontdoor.com

  • Our church partners with this DuPage County organization providing mentors and an aprtment to a family in need as they work through a two-year program of self-sufficiency.


    CONTACT: Char Wild - charwild@comcast.net

  • This  Chicago organization provides housing, healthcare, and human connection to those struggling with poverty and homelessness. On the third Sunday of every month, volunteers make sandwiches from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. and deliver them to Humboldt Park to connect with those in need from 5:30 - 8 p.m.


    CONTACT: Nadine Bahaveolos - nbahav@att.net

  • Cook County's local food  bank strives to fight hunger. Every Wednesday night, volunteers travel to this food warehouse and repack bulk food into smaller packages that are distributed to 700 partner agencies including food pantries, soup kitchen, and shelters.


    CONTACT: Dave Hersemann - dah5@comcast.net

                       Laurel Carlson - lacduke@comcast.net

  • Mission Trips

    There are opportunities offered each year for youth and adults to get outside of their comfort zones, meet those in need, and grow in faith.


    CONTACT: Pastor Scott Oberle - pastorscott@uccdg.org

1047 Curtiss Street

Downers Grove IL 60515

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630-968-0358

office@uccdg.org