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New Orleans

just the facts:
kids and poverty

In New Orleans, 30% of children live in poverty.

*Kids Count Data, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Small changes
big opportunities

Underwear is only one small part of supporting children who struggle with the many consequences of poverty. 7 pairs of new underwear can increase regular school attendance and boost self-esteem for the neediest among us.

New Orleans Partners

New Orleans

Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services (CPS) located in New Orleans is a branch of Louisiana’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.

New Orleans

Jefferson Parish Schools Homeless Department

New Orleans’ 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.

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Just the change
a child needs.