Tears Foundation

Illinois TEARS Chapter

There are over 1,500 infant deaths in Illinois each year. With your help TEARS can lift a financial burden from these newly bereaved families by providing financial assistance to help pay for their baby’s funeral expenses. TEARS also offers free ongoing emotional support in the form of support groups, online support and bereavement resources. If you would like support, click here for more information.


Upcoming Events



Candle Lighting Ceremony

Date: October 15, 2017
Time:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lions Park
This event is free and candle are provided.


Holiday Craft & Vendor Show
Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 9am - 3:00 pm
Location: Minooka Community Center

Reserve your vendor space today








Contact Information

Find us on Facebook at Illinois Chapter of The TEARS Foundation and Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group - Tears Foundation

If you would like to get involved, contact the Illinois TEARS Chapter leaders at Illinoischapter@thetearsfoundation.org or Illinois Chapter Leaders Dianna Umpress or Raquel Gorman

Thank you all so much. This means the world to me. I miss my son very much and wanted everything to be perfect for him and his short cherished life. The marker you gave me is the most perfect thing he could've gotten.

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