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Dignity For Children In Foster Care

Comfort Cases

Rob Scheer grew up bouncing from shelters to foster care to the street, carrying his belongings in trash bags. Decades later, when he and his husband became foster parents, Scheer spotted something heartbreaking--the kids arrived with everything they owned in trash bags.

Scheer tells about his nonprofit Comfort Cases, that distributes duffel bags filled with books, pajamas and hygiene products to foster kids across the country.
You can donate items to Comfort Cases at their Pack-a-Trolley event in Baltimore on December 6th. Details here

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