Because every child deserves to be loved
Because in one month alone, 300 Louisiana children will be removed
from their home due to
abuse and/or neglect.
Because right this minute, 4,800 Louisiana children are waiting to be placed in a foster care home.
only 2,200 foster homes
Because foster care youth are
5 times more likely
to experience PTSD
than the general, national population.
Because 25% of foster care youth become homeless within 4 years of aging out of the system
1 in 184
U.S. Children are in the foster care system.
Because in 2012, only 48% of male foster youth alumni were employed.