110 bags filled with needed home necessities like towels, pots and pans, and bedding were given to teen that were getting ready to age out of the foster care system in Kern County California. IKEA, a home furnishing company donated the items as part of the county's "Independent City" event. Information on applying for a job was also given by an IKEA representative who spoke at a panel.
Over 100 teens ages 16 to 18 attended. An all-day boot camp was also a part of the event where the youth were able to practice everyday situations like banking, getting utilities turned on, and how to dress for the office.