2014 Year in Review

February 1, 2015


In 2014, SOS Children’s Villages Illinois achieved great programmatic success. Take a look at our outcomes by the numbers:

  • 60,400 days of service and 2,154,960 hours of care were provided
  • 698 total children were served (the highest number in our history!)
  • The average age of children at our Villages is 10.61 years old
  • 127 new children found a safe and loving home
  • The average size of sibling groups entering SOS Illinois is 5.46 children, with our largest group being 11 children
  • We celebrated a 100% high school graduation rate, compared to the national average of 50% of children in foster care
  • 95% of youth attended 90% or more of school days
  • Our foster parents serve an average of 4.58 years, nationally foster parents serve an average of one (1) year
  • SOS University offered more than 30 classes and staff completed over 500 hours of training
  • We have maintained a 4-Star Charity Navigator award for seven consecutive years – only 2% of charities in U.S. have this distinction

Click here to read the 2014 Annual Report in full.

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