I am so sorry to hear about your situation.
What exactly are you looking for? I'm sure I have some yarn left over from projects (it would be plain old Red Heart), and if you could use it to make blankets, sweaters, dishcloths, or whatever I'd be more than willing to send it to you. I mean, if it's just going to sit around here - as I'm not talented enough to do things with lots of different yarn colors other than making strips of different colors - someone might as well get some good out of it.
If you are interested, let me know - I'm in IL, too, so the postage to get it to you shouldn't be a huge amount.