These are the kinds of costs we want to cover for every family:

  • $500 for a plane ticket to get from the detention center to a relative's house
  • $50 for a new clothes for a parent just out of detention
  • $10 for basic toiletries
  • $20 for a meal for the family
  • $20 for gas to drive the family from the detention center to a place to change, to the airport and home 
  • $25 for bag check fees
  • $60 for a cell phone and one month of service
  • $50 in cash for the trip
  • $50 for a car seat