Nationwide Foster Youth Institute states that every yr, 23,000 teenagers flip 18 with out being adopted, which ends up in 20% of them immediately turning into homeless. Luckily, there are organizations working to vary that.
“No matter our age, we never outgrow the need for a loving and supportive family,” writes Advert Council beneath their new PSA, which raises consciousness on the adoption of youngsters.
The advert relies on a real story of a teenage boy named Jordan who’s adopted by a pair with two youngsters. The video reveals the boy being welcomed into a brand new household and slowly beginning to really feel like he belongs. The tearful advert reminds everybody that adopting older youngsters could be simply as rewarding.
“This PSA reminds prospective parents that they will not always be the ones who will be doing the teaching. Adopted teens can help their parents grow in ways they never imagined, giving families a completely new set of moments to look forward to. After all, when it comes to parenthood—you can’t imagine the reward,” Advert Council writes within the caption.
The marketing campaign options one other video showcasing extra accounts of actual households who determined to undertake youngsters over 14 years previous. These heartwarming tales goal to encourage different households to welcome youngsters in want into their houses regardless of their age.