josephine francis via Crowdrise
April 08, 2014
DONATE to CAVA FOUNDATION TO END HUNGER, HOMELESSNESS, POVERTY, AND ABUSE/VIOLENCE prevalent here in USA!
assist TEENS/YOUTHS in times of sudden and unforeseen circumstances that can throw one's life, health, and financial stability out of control.
In 2010, 4,828 young people ages 10 to 24 were victims of homicide—an average of 13 each day.
• Homicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24 years old.
• Among homicide victims 10 to 24 years old in 2010, 86% (4,171) were male and 14% (657) were female.
• Among homicide victims ages 10 to 24 years old in 2010, 82.8% were killed with a firearm.
• Each year, youth homicides and assault-related injuries result in an estimated $16 billion in combined medical and work loss costs.(CDC)