According to data from the Missouri Department of Social Services, there were 654 Greene County children in Children’s Division Custody this September. In September of 2018, there were 594, and in September of 2017 there were 584. Foster parents often only stay in the system for about one year because of the stress and financial strain. That’s why Sammy’s Window clothing closet tries to make life easier for parents who are committed to unifying families and loving other people’s babies like their own. Donations are needed year round. Call your local FosterAdopt Connect office to learn what their most urgent needs are as they often change.