Volunteer Opportunities...

We Care BackPacs© are filled with basic necessities to help homless kids in Illinois!

URGENT DAILY NEEDS for homeless youths...

Survival BackPacs 4 Kids© are filled with necessary items to help homeless kids in Illinois. Packs are filled with items like a Weather Shield Blanket, a tooth brush, tooth paste, toilette paper, wipes, a sports water bottle, healthy snacks, a $5 gift card to a fast food restaurant like McDonalds & Subway.

  • Food gift cards give kids a chance to sit in warm restaurant on cold nights without being turned away. It gaves them the opportunity to feel normal, use a restroom, wash their face and hands.  Gift cards are relief to kids who are overwhelmed, cold and run-down from living outside.  

Project Boo© needs candy and costume donations!

Sept. & Oct. - PROJECT BOO...

NEEDS CANDY & Costumes!!!


Didn't you LOVE picking out your Halloween Costumes and Trick-or-Treating when you were a kid? 


Let's give that special experience to children living in institutions. With your contribution the kids will Trick-or-Treat at their group home in 2017!!! Read More

Project Valentine© deliveres WeCare Packages to foster children!


is all about filling orphans and foster children's hearts with love!!!


Volunteers needed to donate, collect and help fill We Care Packages©


Your gifts and sweet messages help kids who have suffered from child abuse feel loved & valued on a day that is ALL about LOVE!!! Read More



You can help children living in group homes and homeless kids celebrate another completed year in school!


Volunteer or donate so that we can help celebrate and let the kids know how proud we are of them. Read More

Project Smart© delivers school supplies and stuffed animals to orphans and foster children!

June & July - Project Smart...


Host a collection drive for School Supplies for local homeless kids! Kids sleep better at night when they are prepared and ready to learn!!!​​ They need your HELP to have a chance at a Brighter Future!


Volunteer  and help pack WeCare

Back Packs!  Project Smart


Wasn't it fun getting Christmas or Hanukkah gifts when you were a kid?  


You can help make the holidays special for homeless youths and children who have suffered from child abuse feel loved this season!  Read More

Project Bunny Helps foster children feel loved and remembered!




We need volunteers to help collect fun gifts and fill our spring baskets with healthy snacks, arts & crafts, activity books, sports water bottles and personalized cards!

Your gifts of time and your thoughtful

donations...give kids experiences like their classmates.  It helps them feel better. Read More


4 Brighter Futures...

1. Host a Lemonade Fundraiser! 

2. Help your Children Design a Fill a Heart 4 Kids lemonade sign!

3. Tell Your Lemonade Friends you're doing this to Help Buy School Supplies 4 Homeless Kids.



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.

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.
© 2019 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..