HELP FOSTER YOUTH OUT OF THE SYSTEM

There are over 450,000 abused and neglected children and youth in foster care in our nation
  • more than 55,000 children in foster care in California,
  • 4,500 youth emancipate (Former Foster Youth) out of the system every year
  • 36 % become homeless within18 months of emancipating

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  • Only 58% of young people in foster care graduate from high school.
  • Only 3% graduate from college
  • 51% are unemployed within 2-4 years of emancipating
  • 70% of all California State prison inmates are former foster youth 

WE LIFT LA

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Personal Info

Donation Total: $1,000.00

We provide one-on-one personal supportive guidance, housing, and mental health for these FORGOTTEN FORMER FOSTER YOUTH.

IMMEDIATE NEEDS
  • Food and Rent Assistance (youth lost their jobs due to Covid19)
  • Mental Health funds
  • Job readiness supplies.

Maybe I’m naive, but I think in a country like ours, we can do better. We must. These kids don’t belong to somebody else. They belong to all of us. They are America’s children … They are America.

Rosie O'Donnell

WE LIFT LA
Los Angeles, CA
Fed ID #45-3073856
NONPROFIT
Assisting Former Foster Youth (aging out of the system)
info@weliftla.org