Connect Our Kids’ Founders Join the Fostering Change Conversation

September 26, 2020
With over 100 million views on his interview with Upworthy, Rob Scheer shined a light on the realities of foster care in America like few have done before. Shortly after the viral video of Rob sharing his story he was featured on Ellen and The Today Show.

Adoptive fathers and founders of Comfort Cases, Rob and his husband Reece are on a mission to ensure every child entering the foster care system has Comfort Cases, a replacement for the trash bags used while children enter the foster care system. To date, Comfort Cases have impacted over 110,000 children in the foster care system. But they are not stopping there.

Now, together with radio host Dana McKay, Comfort Cases has launched its wildly popular podcast: Fostering Change. This important podcast focuses on how we as a community can come together to bring about change in the system and in the lives of children. In a recent episode, Connect Our Kids co-founders, Jessica Stern and Jennifer Jacobs both shared the story behind Connect Our Kids and how our technology goes about finding permanent connections for children in foster care.

The Connect Our Kids team talks with dedicated child advocates across the country, and we know there is a burning desire to change the foster care experience in America. It's an honor to be a part of this much-needed change and work alongside organizations who are leading the way.

Listen to to how Connect Our Kids is fostering change in child welfare: Episode 56

Want to help Connect Our Kids find more supportive connections for children in foster care? Donate now.

Want to learn more about Rob and his journey? A Forever Family: Fostering Change One Child at a Time tells the inspiring story of Rob Scheer's journey from foster care to foster parent and the drive to rebuild a broken system.

There is a good chance you know Rob's remarkable story, but if you have not you can order his book on Amazon and watch Rob's Upworthy video here

Click here to order A Forever Family

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