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June 2019

Fireside Chat on Foster Care and Adoption – Recruiting Parents – at Barrington’s White House (sold out)

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington's White House

Join our Let It Be Us Fireside Chat Series of discussions and learning opportunities regarding foster care and adoption in Illinois.  (This event is sold out. Please visit www.letitbeus.org/events to register for another event.) Open to future foster and adoptive parents, current foster and adoptive parents and those interested in learning more through education, support and encouragement. We'll be discussing trials, tribulations, challenges, and love. Each event will be led by Susan McConnell, foster care and adoption expert and adoptive

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

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Theres of Avila Church, 1950 North Kenmore Avenue
Chicago, 60614 United States
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children awaiting adoption

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 through foster care, the trials, tribulations, challenges, love, and more. Each event is led by Let It Be Us Foster and Adoptive Parent Recruiters and

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July 2019

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

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Legler Regional Library, 115 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60624, 115 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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children awaiting adoption

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 through foster care, the trials, tribulations, challenges, love, and more. Each event is led by Let It Be Us Foster and Adoptive Parent Recruiters and

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Inaugural Project Dignity Packing Party – Young Professionals Group

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Peckish Pig, 623 Howard Street
Evanston, Illinois 60202 United States
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Come out and help us pack some Project Dignity Bags for children in foster care while enjoying some locally brewed beers and giving back to a good cause. Through the Let It Be Us Project Dignity, children entering foster care receive a large duffle bag containing new school supplies as well as personal care items. These supplies solve an immediate need for the children and the duffle bags allow them to move within the foster care system in a bag

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August 2019

Chicago Series on Foster Care and Adoption – Recruiting Parents

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60625, 4455 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, 606225 United States
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children awaiting adoption

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 through foster care, the trials, tribulations, challenges, love, and more. Each event is led by Let It Be Us Foster and Adoptive Parent Recruiters and

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September 2019

Annual Golf Outing & Dinner

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Hawthorn Woods Country Club, 1 Tournament Dr N.
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047 United States
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golf outing for let it be us

This is a wonderful opportunity to golf on one of the most beautiful, private golf courses in Illinois. Guests will enjoy dinner, along with a program to include a Keynote Speaker. Join us on Monday, September 9, 2019 to support children living in Illinois foster care and available for adoption from foster care.

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Fireside Chat on Foster Care and Adoption – Recruiting Parents – Let It Be Us

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington's White House

Join our Let It Be Us Fireside Chat Series of discussions and learning opportunities regarding foster care and adoption in Illinois.  Open to future foster and adoptive parents, current foster and adoptive parents and those interested in learning more through education, support and encouragement. We'll be discussing trials, tribulations, challenges, and love. Each event will be led by Susan McConnell, foster care and adoption expert and adoptive parent. Each event will be joined by other foster care and adoption experts.

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Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair – Glenview, Illinois – Let It Be Us

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ismail Community Center and Jamatkhana, 100 Shermer Road
Glenview, Illinois 60025
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Learn about the Illinois children in need of foster care and adopiton through Illinois foster care.  We are recruiting parents for all children in need; all ages, stages and ethnicities.  This town hall style event features foster care licensing agencies in and around Glenview, Illinois, and surrounding areas, including Chicago.  We also feature a panel of experts, including an expert keynote speaker. The Let It Be Us Adoption and Foster Care Information Fairs are funded in part through a gift

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October 2019

Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair – McHenry, Illinois

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Church of Holy Apostles, 1255 Bull Valley Road
McHenry, IL 60050 United States
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 Learn about the Illinois children in need of foster care and adoption through foster care. This town hall style event features many foster care licensing agencies in and around McHenry, Illinois and the surrounding area, including Chicago.  We also feature a expert keynote speaker. Whether you have your foster care license, or not, this is a great way to learn how to start or continue your journey through foster parenting and learn about opportunities regarding foster care and foster care

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Fireside Chat on Foster Care and Adoption – Recruiting Parents – at Barrington’s White House

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington's White House

Join our Let It Be Us Fireside Chat Series of discussions and learning opportunities regarding foster care and adoption in Illinois.  Open to future foster and adoptive parents, current foster and adoptive parents and those interested in learning more through education, support and encouragement. We'll be discussing trials, tribulations, challenges, and love. Each event will be led by Susan McConnell, foster care and adoption expert and adoptive parent. Each event will be joined by other foster care and adoption experts.

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