ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – When a child is placed in foster care, they often find themselves bouncing from home to home. What few belongings they have are given to them in a plastic trash bag. Local realtor Belinda Franco from Reality One of New Mexico is doing something to change that.
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She’s collecting suitcases to give to foster kids so they can put their stuff in. Franco says giving them a suitcase gives them “a little bit of dignity.” People interested in donating suitcases to foster kids should go to luggageforkids.org.