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National Adoption Day, tomorrow and every day

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Natinonal Adoption Day graphic featuring a young girl being held by her mother

Saturday, November 17 is National Adoption Day. Every year on the Saturday before thanksgiving, parents, judgets, and child advocates join together to create forever families and raise awaressof adoption.

Click here to learn more about adoption. Supporters in Massachusetts can get more detailed information from the Department of Children & Families and our supporters in New York can learn more from their Office of Children and Family Services.

National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 117,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. A coalition of national partners – Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, The Alliance for Children’s Rights and Children’s Action Network – sponsor National Adoption Day.