Free Will Meal Program

Agency and Placement Location: Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court Street, Canton, NY 13617 (1 mile from campus)

Transportation: Placement is walking distance. If students would like to drive, they must have a personal car to transport themselves or work together to coordinate transportation with other students attending placement.

Mission: The program was established in 1999 to provide nourishment and an opportunity to create friendships through socialization. The Free Will Meal program values volunteers and locals coming together to help support the people of Canton. The dinner is free and open to anyone. The dinner is offered the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of each month from 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Projects: Students are asked to set up the meal, serve community members from 4:30pm - 6:00pm, engage in conversation with community members, and assist with clean up.

Required Dress, Paperwork, and Training:


More Information: