Fill a Heart 4 Kids

Upcoming Activities

Your help gives local children who have suffered from homelessness and abuse brighter futures.

Please sign up on the calendar below:

When you volunteer, please donate monetary or in-kind gifts to help local kids without the support of any family.

  • WE BUY IN BULK and PREFER MONETARY DONATIONS: Your cash, checks, or donations through PayPal go to purchase exactly what our unaccompanied homeless youth and foster children need at that moment, as their needs vary greatly.  We buy in bulk and tax-free so your dollars go further.  To donate, please click here.
  • FOOD GIFT CARDS: of $5 - $10 Fast food gift cards help homeless kids get off the street at night, feel safe and eat with dignity.   McDonalds, Subway, or Dunkin Donuts gift cards are preferred. 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES:

Year-Round: Survival Bacpac Our unaccompanied homeless youth require your help year-round!  For information on how to donate to this project, please click here.

November: Project Gobble ™ For information, click here.

December: Project Elf 4 Kids ™ For information, click here.

December: Project Cocoa ™ For information, click here

December: Giving Tuesday ™ For information, click here.

Seasonal: Project Warm/PJ™ For information, click here.

 

To Schedule Private Group Events (schools, parties, corporations, camps, etc.) please contact us at 847-867-1000.

Don't forget to select Fill A Heart 4 Kids as your 501(c)(3) charity of choice and shop at www.smile.amazon.com every time you shop! 

With Fill a Heart 4 Kids, you can be confident that your time and donations have an immediate impact on local children in desperate need! 

Building Brighter Futures!

Annie McAveeney  FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

Created by:   Fill A Heart 4 Kids
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CST) Available Slot
11/07/2019 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Gobble™ Survival BackPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
4 of 15 slots filled
Lisa Lamb (2)
with 8th grade son Ryder after school at 3:50
Jack Jensen
Mason Kelly
11/09/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
All slots filled
Nicole Elliott (3)
Two sons will also help
Terry Darraugh
Terry Darraugh
Sinead Newman (6)
Rebecca Falkinham (2)
Gustavo Gomez
Anand Seshadri (2)
Adult + 2 kids (10 and 5) but we’ll take turns as there are only 2 spots left
11/13/2019 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Cynthia Buckley (2)
Highland Park  11:30am - 1:00pm  

Project Warm™

Sherwood Elementary (70 students)

 
FAH Admin
Private Event
Fill A Heart 4 Kids 3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
11/14/2019 (Thu.) Barrington Park District  12:30pm - 1:30pm  

Project Food Necessity Pacs™

Private Event - Collaborative Volunteer Event: Barrington High School, Adlai Stevenson High School & Mundelein High School (60 students and 30 staff)

 
FAH Admin
Fill A Heart 4 Kids 3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Gobble™ Survival BackPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
4 of 15 slots filled
Kathleen Armstrong (2)
Lisa Lamb (2)
Ryder Lamb
11/15/2019 (Fri.) Kenzy Gifts & Decor 222 E. Westminster, Lake Forest  1:00pm - 5:00pm  

Kenzy Gifts & Decor-Vieri Artisan Signing Event

Come & Shop! A portion of all proceeds will be donated to FAH4K ™

 
FAH Admin
11/16/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
11/19/2019 (Tue.) Founder's Home  11:30am - 4:00pm  

Thanks 4 Giving Holiday Luncheon

Private Event

 
FAH Admin
11/21/2019 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00am  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
FAH Admin
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
FAH Admin
11/23/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Gobble™ Survival BackPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Amanda Greenstein
Rebecca Bowen
7:00pm - 11:00pm  

Wigs, Wine & Wishes

Sponsored Event

 
FAH Admin
Private Event
11/26/2019 (Tue.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids™ 7:00pm - 8:30pm  

BOD Meeting

 
FAH Admin
11/27/2019 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 4:00pm - 8:00pm  

Party Like a Pilgrim™ (10)

Church of the Holy Spirit, Lake Forest Email [email protected] Background check required. Max of 10 families. Please, when signing up, just list the one family name.

 
All slots filled
Lindsay Kendrick
Kendrick Family (5)
Lindsey Parker
Parker Family (6)
Jessica Chiesa
I’m a former Allendale employee. I talked with Annie personally and she told me to sign up. It’ll be a surprise for the girls that I’ll be there. :)
FAH Admin (7)
11/28/2019 (Thu.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
FAH Admin
11/29/2019 (Fri.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
FAH Admin
11/30/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Gobble™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Trevor Winandy (2)
Trevor and Steven Winandy
12/04/2019 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™

Private Event - Horizon Therapeutics

 
FAH Admin
12/05/2019 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 11:00am  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
1 of 15 slots filled
Sue Barrett
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/06/2019 (Fri.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 11:00am - 2:00pm  

The Giving Tree

Sponsored Event (250 people)

 
FAH Admin
Private Event
12/07/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids™ 3:00pm - 4:30pm  

Cub Scout Pack 48 & Family Volunteer Day

Scouts, parents and siblings are donating their volunteer efforts for Fill a Heart 4 Kids'™

 
FAH Admin
12/11/2019 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/12/2019 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Kathleen Armstrong (2)
12/13/2019 (Fri.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids™ 9:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™

Gavel International Private Event - Stockings 4 Homeless Kids

 
FAH Admin
12/14/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/18/2019 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/19/2019 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:30am - 11:30am  

Project Warm™

Viking School (40 students)

 
FAH Admin
Private Event
3:30pm - 5:30pm  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/21/2019 (Sat.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 9:00am - 11:00am  

Project Elf 4 Kids™ Project Cocoa™ Survival BacPacs™ (15)

When volunteering, please make a monetary or in-kind donation. (A monetary donation allows us to purchase exactly what is needed for our kids.) See above for links to donate and for details on our "CURRENT ACTIVITIES." Thank you!!!

 
12/24/2019 (Tue.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
FAH Admin
12/25/2019 (Wed.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
FAH Admin
12/31/2019 (Tue.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
01/01/2020 (Wed.) Gorton Community Center   

Gorton Community Center Closed

Have a joyous time with family and friends.

 
01/09/2020 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids 4:00pm - 6:00pm  

Project Cocoa™

Lake Forest High School Scout Boys' V & JV Hockey

 
FAH Admin
04/22/2020 (Wed.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids™ 4:00pm - 5:30pm  

Brownie Troop 45261 Volunteer Day

 
FAH Admin
06/04/2020 (Thu.) Fill A Heart 4 Kids™ 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Aptakisic Trip Junior High Volunteer Day

 
FAH Admin
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