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March 1, 2015

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:

Adrian:

Take Adrian, now 27. After b...

February 25, 2015

#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.

#2 Ho...

February 25, 2015

Read A Case for Character's top 5 blog posts. Click on the links below to read the posts:

1. "Aging-Out": Life After Foster Care

2. The Link Between Foster Care & Human Trafficking

3. God's Grace

4. Foster Family Feast

5. Suitcase Distribution At Leroy Haynes Center

Kierstyn...

February 24, 2015

To donate to A Case for Character and help provide a foster child with a brand-new suitcase click here!

Kierstyn Martell

Kierstyn is Forever Kids' media director and campaign coordinator. Stepping into ministry with Tony and Kathy Salerno several years ago, she continues...

February 17, 2015

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

Five things you can do today to show others they matter:

1. Hold the door open for someone as you enter or leave a room. Everyone appreciates this simple act of kindness that shows we recognize other peop...

February 14, 2015

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Kierstyn Martell

Kierstyn is Forever Kids' media director and campaign coordinator. Stepping into ministry with Tony and Kathy Salerno several years ago, she conti...

February 13, 2015

A Case for Character has many projects for helping provide for foster youth. Learn more about each project from the links below. Find out how you can help make a difference in the lives of foster children this year:

Fostering Change - A student driven project designed t...

February 13, 2015

Starting a campaign is fun and easy! If you've already started a campaign, here are some tips on how to manage a more successful campaign. 

If you haven't started a campaign yet, why wait?

Help raise money to provide foster youth with suitcases this summer! Visit our CFC...

February 5, 2015

When a child is placed into foster care, often people believe there are two options: either the child is later reunited with his or her biological family, or they are adopted. But what ever happens to the children who are not reunited or adopted? They cannot stay in th...

January 27, 2015

• In the United States alone, there are almost 450,000 foster children

• The average age of a foster child is ten years old

• 55% of foster children have had three or more placements

• 38% of foster children experience five or more placements

• About half of the foster chi...

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