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just the facts:
kids and poverty

In Cleveland, 46.% of children live in poverty.

78% of Cleveland students graduate from high school, 5% below the national average.

Cleveland ranks last among large cities in child poverty.

*Kids Count Data, Annie E. Casey Foundation

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Cleveland Partners


Boys and girls clubs

Boys and Girls Clubs of America provides after school programming for children who need structure
and support. UFE partners with this vibrant, well-respected group in distributing a week’s supply of
underwear to their participants.


Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services (CPS) located in Cleveland is a branch of Ohio’s social services department responsible for cases of child abuse and neglect. Children found to live in dangerous situations are removed at a moment’s notice and often leave without any belongings. An assigned social worker takes each child “shopping” in a room stocked with basic needs where they receive UFE underwear.

School Homeless Department

Cleveland’s public school district supports students enrolled in the federally mandated homeless department. Most of the students are “couch surfing”, many fewer students live in shelters with their families. The department makes sure these children attend their home schools, assuring continuity in their education. The department also provides basic needs, including UFE underwear.

Since 2021


Kids served in Cleveland


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a child needs.