Donors & Community Events

The CARES Act: How Donations to Charities Benefit Donors During COVID-19 – Foster Parents Article

As businesses and industries across the globe respond to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are not immune. As many nonprofit organizations rely on government, corporate, foundational, and individual support, this unprecedented time holds great risk. Making donations to organizations like SOS Children’s Villages Illinois means that nonprofits can provide the crucial support necessary to keep vulnerable people and causes safe, such as children in foster care. However, nonprofit charities are not the only ones benefitting from donations…

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January Update: Roosevelt Square Community Center Construction – Foster Parents Article

Holding the Vision Steady as It Becomes Reality In January 2020, SOS Children’s Villages Illinois saw the vision created for the Community Center project at 13th Street and Blue Island Avenue take another giant step forward in the process of its realization. As the 12-month long project continues, the last few weeks’ activities have focused on all things underground. What will eventually be invisible to others, at this point in time, is understood to be the essential inner workings of…

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The OneRepublic Good Life Foundation and Enterprise Offer SOS Illinois Alum the Star Treatment During “Share the Code, Hit the Road” – Foster Parents Article

This November, Enterprise and OneRepublic put on an epic, one-night-only show that was driven by “paying it forward.” A select number of charities that do immense good for their communities, including SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, were rewarded with first access to this special event bringing together do-gooders big and small. Those who do good were given a code for access to the concert, and were invited to share their code with three people they think deserve to be celebrated. SOS…

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December Update: Roosevelt Square Community Center Construction – Foster Parents Article

(left to right) SOS Illinois Board Secretary, Jeff Riemer; SOS Illinois Board President, Jim Wolfe; and SOS Illinois Board Member, Dave Hoffman, attended an inspection of the Roosevelt Square Community Center site.Good Order: The Foundation of All Things In December 2019, SOS Children’s Villages Illinois made significant progress and is nearing the end of Phase I of the Community Center project at 13th Street and Blue Island Avenue. As the 12-month long project continues, the last few weeks’ activities have…

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Swissôtel Chicago Creates Hope and Hospitality for You and Youth in Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

Photo courtesy of Swissôtel ChicagoOur wonderful partners at Swissôtel Chicago have been a constant bright light for our mission at SOS Illinois and the youth in our care. As a benefit to you and our foster care communities, Swissôtel Chicago is offering exclusive savings to those who book their Chicago stay through the Give Hope Package. Your Next Weekend Getaway Could Help Youth in Foster Care Looking to book your holiday trip to Chicago? How about a nice weekend getaway…

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