Community Impact

Wheaton Campus

Reaching Our Neighbors Here

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. .... In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” - Matthew 5:14, 16


Builds life-changing relationships one at a time: One Child. One Hour. One School. One Church. Through Kids Hope, we are providing mentors for at-risk students at Lowell Elementary School in Wheaton.

  • Kids Hope at Lowell Elementary School
    Weekly during school year
    Mentors are needed to work one-on-one with at-risk students at Lowell. Mentors meet with their student over the lunch hour. Serving day is flexible, and training is provided.
  • Homework Club at Lowell Elementary School
    Weekly | 3:15-4:45p
    Volunteers needed to help provide homework help to students (mostly English-learners) from Lowell School. The club meets Tuesdays after school, on school grounds.

A comprehensive residential program offering hope and healing for women who have been victimized by commercial sexual exploitation.

A movement fueled by compassion to keep children safe and families intact. Through Host Families, Family Friends, and Family Coaches, SFC temporarily hosts children and provides a network of support to families in crisis while they get back on their feet.

Provides aftercare services to those who have been imprisoned. Radical Time Out, a ministry of Koinonia House in Wheaton, is a weekly gathering of worship and fellowship for individuals who are affected by incarceration.

  • Radical Time Out at Koinonia House
    Monthly Opportunity
    Opportunities are available to provide and serve dinner for Radical Time Out. Serve from 5-6p, with clean up afterwards.

Works collaboratively with the local church to serve the needs of refugees and immigrants.

Has a mission to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing material goods free of charge to people in need.

A fair-trade, sustainable local coffee company that is committed to providing employment for previously incarcerated individuals.

Leading the community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships.

  • Northern IL Food Bank Serving Opportunity
    Nov 23 | Sat | 9:30a-12:30p
    Volunteers needed for a mobile pantry at our Wheaton Campus.

Has a mission to provide quality long-term care as well as short-term rehabilitative services to DuPage County residents in a professional and cost effective manner.

A group of Wheaton College students that coordinates efforts to support local homeless ministries within the Chicagoland area.

New Life Corrections Prison Ministry provides the transforming Word of God, spiritual mentorship, and offers a new pathway of redemption after jail.

  • Wayside Cross Serving Opportunity
    Jan 11/12, 2020
    Men needed to volunteer at Robinson Correctional Center in Robinson, IL to help run a two-day conference. Team members will be table leaders, relationally connecting with incarcerated men and discussing biblical teaching.

For more information, contact communityimpactwheaton@thecompass.net.

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