Fill a Heart 4 Kids

Upcoming Activities

Fill a Heart 4 Kids hosts weekly on site and off site volunteer events to keep teens and families active in helping children living without families in local communities. 

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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 prefe

Summer Current Projects: 

 Project Privacy Gardens, Project PenPal™, Project Superhero™, Project COVID Food Drive™,  Project Flip Flop™,  Family Sponsored Projects - For Information, click here.

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

To Schedule Private Group Events (schools, parties, corporations, camps, etc.) please contact us at i[email protected] or #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!

Based  in Lake Forest, Fill a Heart 4 Kids (FAH4K) is a 501(c)(3) organization that helps unaccompanied homeless youth and foster children living in group facilities in Lake and Cook Counties with educational support, necessities and positive experiences to help them heal and restore their dignity – 4 Brighter Futures!   

Building Brighter Futures!

Annie McAveeney  FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

Created by:   Fill A Heart 4 Kids
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT) Available Slot
08/10/2020 (Mon.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
All slots filled
America Huaracha
EunSoo Kim
Charlotte Andress
ZOOM  11:00am - 12:00pm  

"How Can National Service Help Illinois Communities?"

Organized by AmeriCorp

 
FAH Admin
08/11/2020 (Tue.) ZOOM  8:30am - 11:30am  

Deefield Chest Fundraiser Call

 
FAH Admin
7:00pm - 9:00am  

100 Women Who Care Event

 
FAH Admin
08/12/2020 (Wed.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
Serena Moon
courtney fahn
08/15/2020 (Sat.) AM Pool  1:00pm - 4:00pm  

Pool Party for Children from Group Home (5)

Private Event- Please note that a clean background check is required for this event. Please contact [email protected] to begin the background check process.

 
08/17/2020 (Mon.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
America Huaracha
08/18/2020 (Tue.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
TBD  9:00am - 3:00pm  

Fundraising Meeting

 
FAH Admin
08/19/2020 (Wed.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
America Huaracha
08/21/2020 (Fri.) BH  11:00am - 1:00pm  

Princess Picnic Tea Party

Sponsored by Ashley Burton

 
08/22/2020 (Sat.) BH  9:00am - 11:00am  

Offsite Art Therapy Class (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (2)

To find out more or to volunteer for this Art Therapy Session, please contact [email protected] for details. Background Check Needed

 
08/24/2020 (Mon.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 10:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
America Huaracha
08/25/2020 (Tue.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 11:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
08/26/2020 (Wed.) Fill a Heart 4 Kids  9:00am - 11:30am  

Family Sponsored Projects! Bring your family to the Fill a Heart 4 Kids location at Gorton. (One Family Can Make A Difference or up to 2 Teenagers!) (3)

Choose a project & sponsor or make a donation to provide Survival BacPacs™ necessities or positive experiences for local homeless youth or foster children in group facilities. Contact [email protected] for details.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
America Huaracha
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