As an employer and mentor, you can help to prepare young adults for the professional world by providing them with a chance to acquire valuable professional experience. By joining our network, you will greatly increase the chances of employment within the foster care youth.
- 52% of foster youth are unemployed at the age of 21
- 62% will be unemployed 12-18 months after aging out from the foster care system
- The median yearly income at age 21 will be $5,450
- 25% of former foster youth nationwide reported that they had been homeless within 2 to 4 years of exiting foster care.
Join us in Making a Difference!
By joining our network of Businesses that Care your company is part of a group that truly wants to make a difference! You can give young adults in foster care a chance to acquire a better understanding of the professional world and enhance their chances of starting a solid professional career.
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