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“I remember carrying a trash bag and feeling worthless, like nobody cared about me.”

- Comfort Cases founder Rob Scheer

700 Children Enter Foster Care Every Day.

That’s one child every 2 minutes…

10%

Of youth in foster care have been in the system for 5 or more years.

25%

Of youth in foster care suffer from PTSD. Children in foster care are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with PTSD as combat veterans.

60%

Of child sex trafficking victims have spent time in foster care.

54%

Of kids in the foster care system graduate from high school.

An average of 23,000 young people age out of foster care every year in the US without permanent connections to a stable family.

Young people age out of foster care in the United States without permanent connections to a stable family. 
Like our founder Rob Scheer, many leave without a proper way to carry their belongings. Thats where we come in.

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Ethnicity of Children in Foster Care

Source: AFCARS 2018

  • 44% White

  • 23% Black

  • 21% Hispanic

  • 8% 2 or more races

  • 2% American Indian

Ethnicity of Children in Foster Care

Why Children Enter Foster Care

Source: AFCARS 2018

  • 62% Neglect

  • 36% Parental Drug Abuse

  • 14% Physical Abuse

  • 13% Lack of Housing

  • 10% Child Behavior

Children Exiting Foster Care

Source: AFCARS 2018

  • 49% Reunification

  • 25% Adoption

  • 11% Guardianship

  • 7% Living with relative

  • 7% Emancipation

Children Exiting Foster Care

Watch our found Rob Scheer’s Ted Talk Life in a Trash Bag