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20 Foster Care Statistics From a Former Foster Child

Sad facts about our foster children and the foster care system. How many foster children are there? How long do they stay in foster care? Who are they staying with? What race or sex are foster kids?

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20 Foster Care Statistics From a Former Foster Child

Sad facts about our foster children and the foster care system. How many foster children are there? How long do they stay in foster care? Who are they staying with? What race or sex are foster kids?

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from HubPages

20 Foster Care Statistics From a Former Foster Child

Sad facts about our foster children and the foster care system. How many foster children are there? How long do they stay in foster care? Who are they staying with? What race or sex are foster kids?

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Foster Club is an organization that I stumbled on when looking into current programs connecting foster care with mentoring. "FosterClub's mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and contribute to a better life for their peers."

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What happens to foster children once they've "aged out"? Within 18 months, 2/3 will die, become homeless, or be in jail. 40% will need assistance from government funded programs, and 3% will graduate college. Break the statistic. Fight the statistic.

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