WISH LISTS...when creating our “We Care” packages our volunteers go to great lengths to make sure that each

package is filled with a fun collection of gift items. We appreciate new in-kind donations from the list below.  If you don't

have time to shop, cash donations help us to purchase items to make every care package equal…so that all of our children feel special and loved!!!

Arts & Crafts and Fun Reading Material…

Help our kids discover how creative and capable they are!!! 

  • Teen Coloring Books

  • Kids Coloring Books

  • Journals, Sketch Paper

  • Colored Pencils, Scented Markers…

  • 24 Pack Crayons

  • Stickers

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Velvet Markers Boards

  • Puzzles, Word Search, Sudoku…

  • Mad Libs, Comic Books

  • Playing Cards

  • Whoopee Cushions

  • Light-Up Sports balls

  • Lego

  • Derby Car - Craft Kits

  • Anxiety Relief Stress Ball

  • Small Stuffed Animals

  • Flashlights, LED Finger Lights…

Toiletries & Pampering…

 Our teen girls go to school and see classmates with nail polish, lip-gloss and other make-up treats!  Let’s pamper our teens and surprise them with a special care package!!! 


  • Hair Ties, Brushes, Headbands

  • Nail Polish, Nail Polish Remover PADS ONLY, Nail File

  • Lip Gloss, Mascara, Blush…

  • Lotion for Dry Skin

  • Socks for Teens & Tweens


  • Gum

  • Lotion and ChapStick for Dry Skin

  • Socks for Teens & Tweens

  • Baseball Caps

Gift Cards…

Help FAH4K provide fun outings, birthday presents and everyday items for kids in need!!!

  • AMC Theater Gift Cards

    • When you live in a group home, it is a rare treat!

  • Dave & Busters

  • Nickel City

  • Dollar Store

  • Target

  • Forever 21

  • Walmart

  • Fast Food Restaurants

    • Chick-fil-A

    • McDonald's

    • Subway

    • Ice cream Stores

    • Starbucks

    • Gum is a rare treat!

    • Fun Snacks




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..