ABOUT THE ORPHAN FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Running Hope Through America has partnered with The Orphan Foundation of America to create a scholarship fund for teens waging out of the foster care system-- one of the most challenging times in a foster child's life.

Founded in 1981, the Orphan Foundation of America serves thousands of foster teens across the United States by providing them with college scholarships, connecting them with mentors and internships, sending them care packages, or testifying before Congress.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT THE OFA:

   • Charity Navigator rates OFA four stars -- the highest score possible for fundraising efficiency bestowed by one of the nation's leading charity evaluators.

   • Over 91 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to support OFA programs and youth.

   • OFA is the only national organization specifically focusing on support, education, and workforce development for youth aging out of the foster care system.