To raise awareness and change within our current foster system.

513,000 children were in the U.S. foster care system on September 30, 2005. Most children are placed temporarily in foster care due to parental abuse or neglect.

Age Percentage
Younger than 1 year 6%
Age 1-5 26%
Age 6-10 years 20%
Age 11-15 years 28%
Age 16-18 years 18%
Over 18 2%

1. We have orphans here in the United States!

2. Ages 5-17 with both boys and girls each with their own talents waiting for you or I to know they exist.

3. These children are just numbers until we do something about it!

4. www.ondeckfoundation.org