HOST A MEAL
Available Meal Dates in 2019:
If you are interested in hosting a meal in 2019, please email out coordinator, Sandy Hasse at email@example.com
"Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it."
- Hebrews 13:2
Schedule Your Date
Fill out the form below. You will be contacted by our coordinator, Sandy Hasse, to confirm your date.
Common Host Questions
INTERESTED IN hosting a meal?
WHAT OTHER LOCATIONS HAVE HOSTED A MEAL?
Barrington Park District
Barrington United Methodist Church
Cary United Methodist Church
Community Church of Barrington
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Hosted at Greencastle Manor)
Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
Lutheran Church of the Atonement
Presbyterian Church of Barrington
St. Anne's Catholic Church
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
St. Michael's Episcopal Church
St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church (Palatine)
St. Paul United Church of Christ
Salem United Methodist Church
SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church (Cary)
What does the host location need to supply for The Community Meal?*
The host location will supply (for 100-150 people):
Table and chairs
Volunteers (approximately 6)
Paper goods (forks, knives, plates, napkins, cups)
Salad and salad dressing
Miscellaneous kitchen supplies as needed
Beverages (coffee, water, lemonade, milk - pick two)
Desserts of your choice, preferably finger desserts
Protein (meatballs, sausage, etc.)
Extra vegetables and croutons for salad
Other condiments (butter or margarine, Parmesan cheese)
To help organize your meal, download The Community Meal Food Assignment Sheet.
*Please note The Community Meal may be able to provide/assist with food donations.
WHAT DOES THE COMMUNITY MEAL SUPPLY?
The Community Meal will supply (for 100-150 people):
Event advertising (digital flyers, e-mail, online postings, social media postings, location signage, etc.)
Provide sponsor donations:
Jimmy John's bread donation
Einstein Bagels donation
Other sponsor donations
Pasta and sauce
Warming equipment and miscellaneous kitchen utensils as needed
Two Community Meal coordinators and additional volunteers upon request
What is a typical schedule for the day of the meal?
Day of Meal Schedule
Set up dessert, salad and beverage tables
Set up greeter table/area – name tags, markers
Set up dinner tables (seating for at least 100 people)
Cut up Jimmy John’s bread and place in baskets
Make beverages (i.e. lemonade, iced tea, water or coffee)
Set up desserts from bakers
Greet and meet the guests
Replenish food as needed
Load equipment into The Community Meal's vehicles