Ways to Serve

Learn how you can help serve with Restoration Urban Ministries by donating...


  • Complete Office tasks as directed by Office Manager (e.g., preparing mass mailing, filing)
  • Food Pantry volunteer (help sort, shelve, display donated items)
  • Volunteering in Clothing Room – sorting donations, assisting in display of donated items
  • Volunteering to serve on Board of Directors (when vacancies occur—call to request more information)


  • Tutoring children/youth who live at R.U.M. with parents who are in the Program
  • Mentoring children/youth who live at R.U.M. with parents who are in the Program
  • Case Management counseling (coordinated with staff Lead Case Manager) for clients in the Program
  • Teaching a short-term class for clients who are in the Program (e.g., financial management, parenting, pre-employment preparation, etc.)
  • Prepare and present devotions for clients in the Program


  • SMALL APPLIANCES—new or working crockpot, microwave
  • FURNITURE for client units (e.g., bed, small table, small chest)
  • LINENS (full size/twin size bedspread or sheet sets, bath towels and washcloths)
  • CLOTHING/SHOES for all ages
  • MONETARY GIVING (Donate Today!)
    • LEGACY giving, PLANNED giving from IRA Required Minimum Donation (RMD)
    • MEMORIAL/HONORARY donations with mention on webpage
    • Give Online (one time or monthly)
    • Donate by mail—one time or monthly (Send check to R.U.M., P.O. Box 3277, Champaign, IL 61821)

Please call our Assistant Director at 217-355-2662 for further information regarding any of these opportunities.