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Taste for the Homeless Summerfest is an annual collaboration between Taste for the Homeless and SocialWorks that provides food, clothing, entertainment, and wrap-around services to shelters throughout the City of Chicago.
The fair returns on August 21, with many vendors, resources, and volunteer opportunities. Help us create a memorable experience for others!

These are some of the ways you can be involved at Taste for the Homeless Summerfest!

  • Event Day Volunteer – I want to volunteer on event day!
  • Food Vendor – I want my restaurant to provide free meals to shelter residents and event attendees on event day! (Note: We’re expecting 500+ guests)
  • Resource Vendor – I want my business to provide helpful resources for shelter residents on event day! (Note: We’re expecting 500+ guests)
  • Housing Shelter – I’d like for my shelter residents to attend the event!
  • Donor – I want to help provide donations ahead of event day! (e.g. clothes, shoes, fresh produce, hygiene items, toys, etc.)