Greyhound Offer Free Rides Home For Runaways
Reported from missingkids.com, since 2017 - 27,000 runaway cases has been reported. 91% of that number are endangered runaways, 51% are between the ages of 16-17 years old. Since 1995, Greyhound has partnered up with the National Runaway Safeline (NRS), helping hundreds of children and teens with a free ride home on a Greyhound bus to and from anywhere in the U.S, ages 12-21 years old. The child is to contract the National Runaway Safeline to be reunited with she/he family. The child must is reported missing and family has to agreed from a reunion then the organization would provided with the resources to do so. If the child is under the age of 15 years old the National Runaway Safeline would buy tickets for that child's guardian. Home free ride can only be used on two occasions by the same person. NRS and Greyhound has helped more then 400 children every year reunite with their love ones, according to abcnews.
National Runaway Safeline helpline at 1-800-RUNAWAY.