In Illinois, more than 15,300 children are in foster, group, or residential care.
SOS Children's Villages Illinois provides stable homes for more than 150 children in Lockport and Englewood, and the group wants to do more, so they're focusing on the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
The SOS Children's Villages Illinois fundraiser is called An Evening of Promise. It's Thursday, October 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Soldier Field's United Club. Tickets and sponsorships to this event range in price. For ticket information, please contact SOS Children's Villages Illinois at 312-372-8200.