As we’ve spotlighted many times on the127 blog ,75% foster children end up in jail,or dead., human traffickers view children that lack families as the ideal target. The U.S. foster system,In testimony before Congress, a young woman who spent her childhood in U.S. foster care explained why children without families are so vulnerable “[T]raffickers/pimps/exploiters have…

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Not every child goes to sleep at night in a permanent home. In a nation that compassionately cares for “the least of these,” the shockingly high number of children languishing in foster care, waiting for a home they can truly call their own, should cause each of us to take action. The data is shocking.…

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Stevie Ray Hansen

There are 159 million children across the globe who are defined as orphans, (Source) These children, and others, are a risk for poverty, health concerns, neglect, and abuse. What happens to these orphans?  The lucky ones are taken in by extended family or friends. For the rest, the options can be frightening. Many end up on…

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