November is National Adoption Month.
President Ronald Reagan launched the first ‘National Adoption Week’ in 1984. Later, in 1995, President Clinton expanded it making November ‘National Adoption Month’. The observance was created as a time to affirm our commitment to giving America’s abandoned, abused, and neglected children “the chance to become part of a family.”
With 114,000 American children waiting to be adopted, the need for parents is urgent. The foster care system has reached a breaking point with an estimated one home available for every two kids in need.
To meet a few of the boys and girls waiting to be adopted, spend a minute on AdoptUSkids.org. In Texas, siblings Harley, Kaley, Austin, and Haley hope to be adopted together by a family who loves pets. In North