Join the movement to connect older foster youth to loving permanent families!
November is National Adoption Awareness Month
BACKGROUND & CRITICAL NEED
- Over 400,000 kids are in foster care, having been removed from their homes through no fault of their own.
- While many foster youth are reunited with family, 17,000 young people “age out” of foster care alone without a permanent family to support them throughout life.
- More than one in five kids waiting for adoption are aged 13-17
- Approximately 114,000 youth are waiting be adopted and are at risk of aging out of foster care without permanent family connections
Connection to a permanent family is possible for all foster youth!
At You Gotta Believe, we focus exclusively on finding permanent parents and families for older kids in the foster care system.
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Join the movement
Join us all month to celebrate families, advocate for youth, and come together to connect older foster youth to loving permanent families!
Transform the life of a kid waiting in foster care!
Every dollar counts. Just like every kid counts.
Calendar of Events
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Give the gift of family on this national day of giving! Every gift counts. It takes a team of case workers, advocates, trainers, recruiters, prospective…
National Adoption Day is a collective, grassroots effort to raise awareness of the more than 113,000 children waiting to be adopted from foster care in…
Featuring YGB's Mary Keane and Parent, Mike Adank
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