In 2012, over 23,000 children “aged out” of the foster care system at age 18 in the United States alone. Below are some brief stories of young adults who experienced aging out and are trying to carry on and succeed in the adult world:
#1 Can I donate my old suitcase to A Case for Character?
A Case for Character wishes to provide foster children with brand-new suitcases rather than old or previously used suitcases. These children are often seen as "throwaways" and are already given hand-me-downs.