In their insightful article, “Demystifying Foster Care to Encourage Potential Caregivers,” Gallup, in partnership with Kidsave‚Äôs EMBRACE Project, emphasizes the potential to increase foster and adoptive parents through better awareness of eligibility, mentoring programs, and temporary child hosting opportunities. With one in four Americans considering foster care, particularly higher among Black Americans, the article highlights the significant gap in awareness about eligibility and the positive impact of mentoring on adoption rates. It also notes that temporary hosting can lead to greater adoption interest, especially among Black adults. This comprehensive piece underscores the need for improved understanding and support systems in the foster care arena, encouraging more Americans to explore caregiving and mentoring roles. For a deeper dive into these findings and their implications, you can read the full article on Gallup’s website: