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May 2019

Urgent – Child Welfare, Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair – Woodstock, Illinois – Mchenry County

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mixin Mingle, 124 Cass Street
Woodstock, IL 60098 United States
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Crystal Lake, Woodstock, and all of McHenry County in Illinois urgently need more people to become involved in child welfare as a volunteer, supporter, donor, or foster or adoptive parent.  Join us at this event on Tuesday, May 7 in Woodstock, Illinois. Hear from our panel of experts and meet nonprofits from McHenry County, Lake County, and Cook County that will educate you to the issues and allow you to provide solutions. This event is sponsored by "Moms of McHenry

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

May 13 @ 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.  Open to current foster parents, future foster parents, current adoptive parents, future 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 each event will be joined by other foster care and adoption experts. These events

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Adoption and Foster Care Information Fair – Crystal Lake, Illinois

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Calvary Church of Crystal Lake, Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States
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Crystal Lake, Woodstock, and all of McHenry County in Illinois urgently need more people to become involved in child welfare as a foster parent, adoptive parent, volunteer, supporter or donor. .  Join us at this event on Thursday, May 16, in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Hear from our panel of experts and meet nonprofits from McHenry County, Lake County, and Cook County that will educate you to the issues and allow you to provide solutions.  Questions about this event may be

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5K Walk & Run for Athletes and Families – Inspiring Foster Care and Adoption

May 18 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Citizen’s Park, 511 Lake Zurich Road
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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A 5K Walk & Run in beautiful Citizen's Park in Barrington, Illinois to benefit children in foster care and those awaiting adoption. The course meanders through the Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve, some of the most beautifully protected land in Illinois. Travel across the long bridge built over the wetlands leading to towering pines. This race hosts serious runners as well as families looking for fun. The course is timed by a professional team. Registration is $25 on line here, or

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

July 16 @ 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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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

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

August 13 @ 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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