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Layers of support are needed by young people exiting the foster care system.
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We Address Unmet Needs To Solve Social Problems
IDoMyThing activates a worldwide network to address unmet needs and solve social problems.
Our work in the United States focuses primarily on youth aging out of Foster Care.
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We Are Fighting For
IDoMyThing partnered with Inspire DR in Cabarete to support its young male participants with engaging activities and outdoor fun to help further develop their academic capacities, as well as strengthen their social and physical development.
We Can Turn These Around
More than 23,000 children will age out of the US foster care system every year.
20% Will Be Homeless
After reaching the age of 18, 20% of the children who were in foster care will become instantly homeless.
High Rate of Unemployment
Only 1 out of every 2 foster kids who age out of the system will have some form of gainful employment by the age of 24.
College Out Of Reach
There is a less than 3% chance for children who have aged out of foster care to earn a college degree at any point in their life.
High Pregnancy Rates
7 out of 10 girls who age out of the foster care system will become pregnant before the age of 21.
1 in 4 Suffer from PTSD
The percentage of children who age out of the foster care system and still suffer from the direct effects of PTSD: 25%.