Approximately 20,000 kids navigate their education without a home in Illinois! Something as simple as a thermos with cocoa packets or an AMC Gift card gives kids hope and warms them up! 

Project Cocoa Wish List:

1.   Sponsor a thermos $10

2.  Sponsor 3 Cocoa Packets $3

3.  Sponsor Good Socks $10 

4.  Sponsor a Hat & Gloves $15

5.  Gift Cards... help kids get off the street at night, warm up, & eat with dignity! 



McDonalds $5

Dunkin Donuts $10  

AMC Gift Card $20

Target/Visa Gift Card 4 necessities $15

Please consider sponsoring items as we buy in bulk and our dollars go further! We can order exactly what we need and have a greater impact! We will make sure your volunteer event is ready for packing on the day of your event! 

Fill a Heart 4 Kids is located at 4oo East Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, Il 60045



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..