August Opportunities...

Homeless kids and rescued children are often afraid and ashamed to go to school when they don't have school supplies. They worry their teachers will get mad and their peers will tease them. You can help give a child a brighter future -  DONATE TO Project Smart






18,000 Service Hours


Community Service

Everyone can make a difference!!! From painting group homes for rescued children to delivering birthday cakes, filling Survival BacPacs or hosting collection drives at schools and businesses! The opportunities are numerous! Your time and donations will have an immediate impact on rescued children and homeless kids! To schedule a group event - please contact

2017 -  Delivered

over 15,000 meals

to local 

homeless kids.


over 6,000 volunteers


We-Care Package©

Please donate to help children who are suffering in Illinois.

VOLUNTEERS - Please bring supplies listed on SignUp Genius or make an online contribution

 for critical necessities to help local homeless kids and rescued children!  

A Letter from a Homeless Youth
Thank you letter from a teen without a family.
  •  1 out of 4* street kids... often become forced into violent modern day slavery within 72 hours after they've run away.

  • *Chicago is one of the Leading Cities in human trafficking, Illinois Issues, Publication of the University of Illinois Springfield  

  • 1.3 million homeless youths are struggling to survive without the support of any family. Homeless and Runaway Youth, National Conference of State Legislatures, 14 Apr. 2016. Web.




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..