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Chicago Series on Foster Care and Adoption – Recruiting Parents – Chicago, Illinois

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church 1950 North Kenmore Avenue, Chicago

Join our Let It Be Us Chicago Series of discussions and learning opportunities regarding foster care and adoption in Illinois.  Open to future foster and adoptive parents and current foster and adoptive parents. We'll be discussing how to obtain a foster care license, what it means to be a foster parent, how to navigate adoption

Foster Care & Adoption Forum with State Representative Allen Skillicorn

Judson University 1151 North State Street, Elgin

Join us for an informative round table discussion regarding foster care and adoption in Illinois. All are welcome to hear our panel of experts. Space is limited so please register early. In McHenry County alone 40% of children in foster care are placed in safe and loving homes outside of McHenry County. McHenry County simply

Pizza With Santa for Children and Parents

Georgio's Chicago Pizza 100 West Higgins Road, South Barrington

Join us on Tuesday, December 3, at three different times throughout the day to meet with Santa, get a photo, enjoy some pizza, and simply have a holiday time!  This is an opportunity to allow your children to meet with Santa in a smaller, calm and less hectic environment compared to the traditional mall experience.


Pints fo a Purpose – St. Nicholas Day Celebration at Buffalo Creek Brewing in Long Grove, Illinois

Buffalo Creek Brewing Company 360 Historical Lane, Long Grove

In a partnership with the Lions Club of Long Grove, the brewery proudly presents "Pints for a Purpose" -- A St. Nicholas Day Celebration. Buffalo Creek Brewing will be abuzz all day and night with Christmas caroling lead by a local chamber choir, complimentary appetizers, freshly drawn pints of craft beer, raffles, a live band,

Operation North Pole 2019 Travels Through Barrington, Illinois to Benefit Let It Be Us – December 14, 12:30pm

Barrington Train Station 210 Spring Street, Barrington

All aboard the Operation North Pole Express! For the last eight years, the incredible staff and volunteers of Operation North Pole (ONP) have helped spread the spirit of the holidays to children and families affected by illness, and Christmas 2019 looks to be nothing less than spectacular. On Saturday, December 14, the Operation North Pole Express

“Kick Off for Kids” Super Bowl Watch Party

McGonigal's Pub 105 South Cook Street, Barrington

Join Let It Be Us for our Super Bowl Watch Party at McGonigal's in Barrington! Enjoy all you can eat buffet featuring your favorite football foods, soft drinks and football fun on Sunday, February 2, from 4 p.m.until the game’s end. Cash bar available for adult beverages. This annual event is full of camaraderie and


Foster Care & Adoption Information Session – Recruiting Foster and Adoptive Parents – Crystal Lake, Illinois

Crystal Lake Public Library 126 W. Paddock Street, Crystal Lake

Open to future foster and adoptive parents and current foster and adoptive parents. We’ll be discussing how to obtain a foster care license, what it means to be a foster parent, how to navigate the system, the trials, tribulations, challenges, love and more. This event is led by our foster care and adoption coaches.  There

Foster Care and Adoption Information Fair – Northern Illinois – Let It Be Us – February 15

Libertyville Civic Center 135 West Church Street, Libertyville

Learn about the Illinois children in need of foster care and adoption through foster care by attending the Let It Be Us Foster Care and Adoption Information Fair. This town hall style event features Let It Be Us Recruiters and Coaches as well as special guest speakers and and an expert keynote speaker. Everyone is

‘Be Mine’ Chicago Event Fundraiser Supporting Foster Care and Adoption from Foster Care on February 28

Tortoise Club 350 North State Street, Chiacgo

Welcome to a beautiful evening for this 2nd annual event that promises to celebrate the lives of the children we serve - children in foster care and children awaiting adoption from foster care. The event will be held at the Tortoise Club in Chicago. More information and tickets will be coming soon. To learn more