Women's Network Octoberfest!

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Jameson's Charhouse, 1702 W. Algonquin Road, Mt. Prospect
$30 payable at meeting

Enjoy a German-themed evening, including a four-course dinner. Meet other Women's Network members and learn how LSSI is helping transform foster care in Illinois. We'll also be making gift baskets for LSSI's foster care staff.

RSVP by Oct. 13 to Terri Gens at or call 847.635.4667.

Dine to Donate—Granite City Brewery, Rockford

Friday, October 21, 2016, 11 a.m. – Close
7140 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL 61112

Granite City Food and Brewery's Rockford location, 7140 Harrison Avenue, Rockford will support LSSI through its "Dine to Donate" program on Friday, Oct. 21. Mention LSSI and Dine to Donate to your server, and 20% of your total tab will be donated to Lutheran Social Services of Illinois! Can't dine out that day? To-go orders are included in "Dine to Donate.""

Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Monday, October 24, 2016, 6-8 p.m.
120 N. Gale Street, Suite 1, Aurora

Learn more about foster care and what it takes to become a licensed foster parent with Lutheran Social Services of Illinois at one of our monthly foster parent informational meetings on Monday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at LSSI's Aurora office, 120 Gale St., Aurora, Suite 1. Please come to learn and feel free to bring a friend! To register, call 630.896.2714 and ask for Lourdes Candia.

LSSI Day of Giving

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Click here for more details on the LSSI Day of Giving.

Nachusa Lutheran Home Fall Fest

Sunday, October 30, 2016, noon-2 p.m. (rain or shine)
1261 Illinois Route 38, Nachusa, IL 61057

Join LSSI for a community-wide pork chop luncheon and activities including a petting zoo, pumpkin decorating, and face painting. Tour LSSI's Nachusa campus and learn more about our programs in Lee and Whiteside Counties, including Project LEAD's Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit.

A free-will offering is requested and proceeds benefit United Way of Lee County.

For more information call 815.284.7796, ext. 2018.

35th Annual Amicus Certus Celebration

Reserve your tickets for the Women's Network Amicus Certus (True Friend) Celebration, A Harvest of Blessings and support the good work of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois. The True Friend award is given at the event annually to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the human community.

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing at 7 p.m.

Honoring: Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Family Foundation
The Kolschowsky Foundation has been a partner with LSSI since 1998. We wish to recognize and honor the support they have given to individuals and families throughout our community.

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3rd Annual Forget-Me-Not Spring Fling

Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Westin, Itasca