MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A group of foster kids in Miami-Dade are getting some help as they age out of the system.READ MORE: Miami City Commission Discusses Return Of Motorized Scooter Pilot Program With Strict Safety Rules
About 20 teens aging out will receive $200 to get what they need as they prepare to start independent lives.READ MORE: Kim Fields Hopes 'Adventures In Christmasing' Inspires People To Come Out Of Their Comfort Zone
“These benefactors are providing our youths who are aging out of the system with a critical opportunity to purchase basic goods as they set out on their own,” said Nelson F. Hincapie, president and CEO of the not-for-profit Voices For Children who set up the event.
Another group of kids and their foster families will also be getting $100 to shop for clothes, toys and school supplies. They range in age from infancy to 18-years old.MORE NEWS: Seminole Tribe Asks Appeals Court For Stay In Sports Betting Case
The group will be stocking up on needed items at Walmart located at 3200 NW 79 Street starting at 10 a.m.