Dinner Service Information

Meal Providers & Servers

Meal service opportunities continue to be our highest need for volunteers and are a great options for groups. Meals are served each day at both our Adult Shelter, and our Adult & Family Shelter. We look for both meal providers and meal servers. Take a look below, and let us know if you’d like to reserve your spot today!


Meal Service Locations

Pillars Adult Shelter: 1928 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914

Pillars Adult & Family Shelter: 400 N. Division Street, Appleton, WI 54911


Meal Provider Responsibilities

  • Prepare a meal for 55 individuals at either Pillars shelter.
  • Drop-off the meal at the corresponding shelter between the times listed below.
    • Adult Shelter: 5:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Adult & Family Shelter: 4:45 p.m.to 5 p.m.
  • Meals should be dropped “ready-to-eat”
  • If you have a meal planned, great! If you need ideas, please let us know.


Meal Server Responsibilities

  • Prepare dinner and the serving area for dinner service.
  • Dinner will be provided by Pillars or dropped off by other volunteers.
    • If Pillars is providing the meal you may be asked to help prepare.
  • Depending on which shelter you’re serving at the shift times are as follows:
    • Adult Shelter: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Prepare from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Serve from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
      • Clean-up from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Adult & Family Shelter: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Prepare from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      • Serve from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      • Clean-up from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.


New group leader(s) must attend orientation prior to volunteering. To schedule an orientation please click HERE.


If you have any questions, please reach out to our Volunteer Manager at 920.734.9192 ext. 125