The Huber Financial team joined forces with Fill A Heart 4 Kids to fill care packages with winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves for homeless children across Illinois. Fill a Heart 4 Kids gives unaccompanied homeless youth and rescued children tools and positive experiences to help their hearts heal and restore their dignity in order to create brighter futures.
Did you know that ….
- 1.3 million* Homeless Youths are struggling to survive without the support of any family.
- Many of these youth were abandoned by their families, escaped from physical, emotional or sexual abuse, or aged out of foster care.
- *Chicago is one of the Leading Cities in human trafficking, (Illinois Issues, Publication of the University of Illinois, Springfield)
- Over 20,000 homeless children navigate their education without a home in Illinois.
- 3,347 children are waiting to be adopted in Illinois.
- Approx. 17,920 Illinois children are in DCFS custody.
*Homeless and Runaway Youth, National Conference of State Legislatures, 14 Apr. 2016.