Will you help a child without a mommy or daddy feel loved and remembered?


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 Step 1. Choose a Service Project

Step 2. Ask your friends to help! Raise funds for your project FB, IG... 

Step 3. SignUp to Volunteer!

4. Donate Now to help kids in crisis!  

PROJECT eLearning

Lets position foster and at-risk children for success.  How can you help?   Kids need tutors and school supplies throughout the year!  Sponsor a child today!

Drop off school supplies from our 



Survival BacPacs

Covid hit homeless youth hard!

They struggle to find a safe place to sleep at night. They struggle to find food, to be clean and healthy. 

How can you help at home? 

Start your Survival BacPacs™ fundraiser now!

Put a collection box at your front door.  Ask your friends to help fill it with our WISH LIST!

Post your project on FB & IG.  Fill your Survival BacPacs and drop them off at Fill a Heart 4 Kids at 400 E. Illinois in Lake Forest.

Project PenPal

Foster children living in group facilities without families have been very lonely, isolated and alone.  They need to know WeCare! 

How can you help at home?   

1. Make fun colorful cheerful cards.

2. Please see sample above...

3. Invite your friends to make cards too! 

4. TAG US ON FB & IG & email your picture w/your letter - so we can print your card & show our kids you care! OR

Please email cards to info@fillaheart4kids.org

Thank you for making the world brighter for foster and homeless children! 

1. There are over 25,000 homeless youth struggling to survive in IL. Many of our Illinois homeless youth were foster children. They suffer a great deal.  They need your help to secure  a brighter future! 

2. Empower your child to be a Junior Fundraiser to help homeless kids struggling without families, consistent food or a place to sleep at night!

3. This is a perfect opportunity for your kids to launch a campaign, email/send letters ... to friends and family to help raise funds for food, necessities and school supplies for youth who need a hand-up! 

4. TAG US ON FB & IG - so we can share your Junior Fundraiser accomplishments!!!

Let's do this! 

Choose Fill a    4 Kids as your charity on Amazon Smile!  Your help makes it possible to give $10 fast food gift cards to help homeless kids - get off the street at night, feel safer, and eat a warm meal with dignity! 

Partner with us - 4 Brighter Futures!

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Fill a Heart 4 Kids is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

We hand deliver each gift to ensure that orphans and homeless youth receive your gifts.

NEW LOCATION: 270 Market Square Lake Forest, IL 60045

Please mail check donations to - Fill a Heart 4 Kids, 400 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045 or you can make a donation online.
2020 Fill a Heart 4 Kids, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

*There are over 120,000 orphans in America, while another 400,000 children live without permanent families (HHS; AFCARS).

 An estimated 1.3 million youths are struggling to survive without consistent food or shelter or any support from family (Government Data 2017).


To protect the privacy of the children we serve, their names are always changed.

Our stories are based on true events.

If you would like to volunteer at a children's group home or participate in special events with homeless youth - a background check is required..