Hayim Cohen has nine sons, ranging in age from 5 to 18, all adopted from foster care, all Hasidic Jews.
“Kids in foster care remind me of where I came from and what I’ve been through, without parents,” the Houston Rockets starting center says, “and I want to have more involvement in their lives.”
The Texans defensive end teamed up with Mattress Firm to encourage foster kids across Houston.
The Olympic athlete knows firsthand the challenges faced by foster children, and has teamed up with Mattress Firm to help.
Judge Katrina Griffith is trying to give kids aging out of the Texas foster care system a chance for independence.
Far too often, what happens to children in foster care is as bad or worse than what brought them there in the first place.