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Some scary numbers
13,000
Michigan kids in foster care
11,169
Churches in Michigan
100%
Chance we could be doing more
  • Did you know?
    120
    Every 120 Seconds, a Child is Removed From His or Her Family and Placed in Foster Care
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    80%
    80% of Inmates on Death Row are Former Foster Youth
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    25%
    25% of Former Foster Children are Diagnosed with PTSD - Twice the Rate of US Veterans
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    25%
    One in Four Foster Youth Will Be in Prison Within Two Years of Leaving the Foster Care System
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    71%
    71% of Foster Girls are Pregnant by Age 21
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    58%
    58% of Foster Care Youth Will Graduate High School by Age 19
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    20%
    More Than One in Five Foster Care Youth Will Become Homeless After Age 18
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    5%
    77% of Christians Believe They Should Be Involved in Foster Care, but ONLY 5% are Involved
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    3,586
    Total Number of Waiting Kids That Need to be Adopted Locally
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    11,169
    Total Number of Churches in Michigan
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    793
    793 Youth Age Out of Foster Care Annually (Just in Michigan)
  • Did you know?
    13,000
    Total Number of Kids in Foster Care (in Michigan Alone)
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