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Dec 07, 2012, 12:20 ET
National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. For more information, visit nationaladoptionday.org.  (PRNewsFoto/National Adoption Day Coalition)

Thousands Of Children Found Their Forever Families On National Adoption Day

On November 17, nearly 4,500 children were adopted by their forever families during the 13th annual National Adoption Day celebration in almost...

Nov 13, 2012, 09:16 ET
National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. For more information, visit nationaladoptionday.org.  (PRNewsFoto/National Adoption Day Coalition)

National Adoption Day Coalition releases results of poll; reveals attitudes toward adoption of teens in foster care

 To better understand the American public's attitudes and beliefs about adoption, the National Adoption Day Coalition commissioned Harris...

Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 ET
National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. For more information, visit nationaladoptionday.org.  (PRNewsFoto/National Adoption Day Coalition)

Thousands of Adoptions Expected on National Adoption Day in November

 This year, the National Adoption Day Coalition expects 4,500 children in foster care to find their forever families on National Adoption Day,...

Nov 23, 2011, 13:18 ET

Thousands of Forever Families Created or Expanded on National Adoption Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  Nearly 4,800 children in foster care found their forever families Saturday during the 12th...

Nov 15, 2011, 08:00 ET

Thousands of Children in Foster Care Will Find Forever Families on National Adoption Day

From coast to coast and many points in between, thousands of families will celebrate an early Thanksgiving when they expand their families on...

Nov 29, 2010, 09:10 ET

National Adoption Day Celebrates Milestone in Number of Adopted Children

In 2010, 4,800 children from foster care found their forever families during the 11th Annual National Adoption Day on Nov. 20. After more than a...

Nov 17, 2010, 11:31 ET

Elected Officials Support National Adoption Day

Elected officials from across the country have put politics aside to express their support for National Adoption Day on Saturday, Nov. 20....

Aug 26, 2010, 07:30 ET

Nia Vardalos Confirmed as 2010 National Adoption Day Spokesperson

The National Adoption Day Coalition is pleased to announce Nia Vardalos, the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated My Big Fat Greek Wedding...

Jul 21, 2010, 10:25 ET

Save the Date: National Adoption Day Set for November 20

National Adoption Day 2010 will be held on Saturday, November 20. Celebrated across the United States, more than 350 community events are held each...

Nov 24, 2009, 12:20 ET

10th Anniversary of National Adoption Day Celebrates 30,000 Children in Foster Care Finding Permanent Homes

More than 4,500 children adopted from foster care this year celebrated finding their forever families during the 10th Annual National Adoption...

Nov 03, 2009, 16:27 ET

Save the Date: 10th Annual National Adoption Day Set for Nov. 21

National Adoption Day 2009 will be Saturday, November 21. Celebrated across the United States, more than 350 community events are held each...

Sep 23, 2009, 14:23 ET

Nia Vardalos Confirmed as 2009 National Adoption Day Spokesperson

The National Adoption Day Coalition is pleased to announce Nia Vardalos as its 2009 National Adoption Day spokesperson. The Academy Award...

Nov 21, 2008, 11:01 ET

National Adoption Day 2008 Places More Than 4,000 Foster Care Children in Permanent, Loving Homes

Judges Joseph M. Lauria and Anthony Trendacosta presided over the adoptions of 368 children and their new families at the Queens Family Court in...

Nov 13, 2008, 12:16 ET

New York to Host National Adoption Day 2008, Celebrating More Than 4,000 Children in All 50 States to be Adopted from Foster Care

The National Adoption Day Coalition will join Judge Joseph M. Lauria at 9 a.m. on November 15 at the Queens Family Court in Jamaica, for National...

Sep 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Senate Passes Resolution Supporting National Adoption Month and Day

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, 37 Members of the United States Senate joined forces to pass a resolution supporting...

May 27, 2008, 01:00 ET

The National Adoption Day Coalition Announces Date Change for 2008 National Adoption Day

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- National Adoption Day 2008 will be Saturday, November 15, 2008. Traditionally, National Adoption Day is...

Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET

President Bush Helps Launch National Adoption Day 2007, Celebrating More than 3,300 Children in All 50 States Adopted From Foster Care

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Adoption Day Coalition joined President George W. Bush at the White House today...

Nov 18, 2006, 00:00 ET

For the First Time Ever, National Adoption Day Reaches All 50 States to Finalize More Than 3,300 Adoptions From Foster Care

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of courts in all 50 states opened their doors today to finalize adoptions of children from foster...

Nov 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

Thousands of Children in Foster Care to be Adopted in Nationwide Celebrations on National Adoption Day

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Adoption Day Coalition: WHAT: On National Adoption Day...

Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET

New Data Show 38 Percent Increase in Interest in Adoption Among Women in the United States

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report released today, interest in adoption among women ages 18-44 rose 38 percent in the...