National Adoption Day's partners


A coalition of national partners sponsors National Adoption Day to draw special attention children in foster care waiting for permanent families and to celebrate all loving families who adopt. Find out more about our partners below.

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The Alliance for Children's Rights is Los Angeles’ only free legal services organization devoted solely to helping children living in poverty and foster care. The Alliance’s mission is to ensure children get the support and services they need to become healthy, productive adults. Since 1992, The Alliance has worked together with the Los Angeles Juvenile Court and the Department of Children and Family Services to expedite and increase the number of children adopted from Los Angeles foster care.


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Formed in 1990 by leaders in the entertainment industry, the Children’s Action Network (CAN) is dedicated to improving the lives of America’s children. Through extensive public education campaigns, community-based programs and policy initiatives, CAN uses the power of the entertainment community to increase awareness about children’s issues and make them a top priority in everyday life.


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The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about children in need of permanent, safe, and loving homes; and to eliminate the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic need of a family. CCAI serves as an informational and educational resource to policymakers as they seek to draft positive adoption legislation and to focus public attention on the advantages of adoption.


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The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the more than 130,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Created by Wendy’s® founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted, the Foundation implements results-driven national programs, foster care adoption awareness and advocacy initiatives. To learn more, visit davethomasfoundation.org or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.


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The Freddie Mac Foundation, sustained by its endowment, is dedicated to making home a place where children and families thrive. The Foundation funds programs in the areas of stable homes/stable families, academic and career success, and foster care and adoption. Through the Freddie Mac Foundation Wednesday’s Child program in five major metropolitan areas, and the Freddie Mac Foundation Heart Gallery, the Foundation has helped find adoptive homes for more than 1,500 children in foster care.

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