Donating During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again; a time of love, family, and the spirit of generosity. At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, it’s the season when our supporters are able to show kindness to the children in our care with special gifts and gestures of compassion. If you’re still looking for a way to give back … Read More »

How Donations Benefit SOS Illinois

At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, we differ from other Chicago foster care agencies in our approach because we don’t just offer a family unit – we offer an entire community – and your non-profit donations help make it all possible. Making Your Non-Profit Donations Go Farther When you give, you want to ensure your donation … Read More »

Community Buzz: Hope and Honey at SOS Illinois

Giggles aren’t the only sweet things coming out of Chicago Village this summer! Our new friends at Bike A Bee collaborated with our Chicago Village Garden Project to bring hope and honey to SOS Illinois. In order to increase pollination of our crops and help our community learn about the importance of protecting pollinators, we … Read More »

You're Invited to The Chicago Regatta!

Enjoy a spectacular day of boating and night of Chicago fun while helping SOS Illinois! The Chicago Regatta, hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club, will raise funds for SOS Children’s Villages Illinois and two other charities focused on children. After a full day of boat races of all styles, the event concludes with the Sweet Home … Read More »

The SOS Illinois Difference: How We Differ from Traditional Foster Care

Our unique foster care model differs from traditional foster care by emphasizing four components; keeping siblings together, the care of a full-time and professionally trained Foster Parent, growing up in a single-family home, and our intentional community of care. Read More »

Swissôtel Chicago Gave the Gift of Summer Fun

With the academic year on the horizon, we are taking a moment to appreciate all of the fun and enriching experiences the children of SOS Children’s Villages Illinois have participated in this summer. In particular, two of our corporate partners, Swissôtel Chicago and their sister hotel, Fairmont Chicago, sponsored seven children to attend Camp Greenheart. … Read More »

Services Provided by SOS Illinois

At SOS Illinois, our goal is to provide healing and hope to the children and families that we serve. We accomplish this through our unique foster care model and preventative services.Read More »

Summer Excursions: SOS Illinois Youth Experience Camp Manito-wish YMCA

With summer in full swing, the children of SOS Children’s Villages Illinois are busy experiencing new adventures on their break from school. In particular, a dozen of the youth in our care have the transformative opportunity to attend Camp Manito-wish YMCA in the Wisconsin Northwoods. Jefferson Sportsman Society and Camp Manito-wish For several years, the … Read More »

Two Minutes: Time It Takes to Support a Cycle of Opportunity

One child was just brought into the foster care system. By the time you finish reading this blog, another child will be entering care. In nearly two minutes the life of a child is forever changed due to circumstances beyond their control. At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, we’re working to change this statistic through creating … Read More »

Celebrating the Class of 2017 at SOS Illinois

Join us in celebrating our 2017 graduates and our 100% high school graduation rate, which is approximately double the national average in foster care. Read More »

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