The National Adoption Day Coalition is pleased to announce Victoria Rowell will serve as a 2009 National Adoption Day spokesperson. Rowell currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and will support National Adoption Day activities around the area on November 21.
The National Adoption Day Coalition is pleased to announce Nia Vardalos as its 2009 National Adoption Day spokesperson. The Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated My Big Fat Greek Wedding writer and actress is an advocate for U.S. foster care adoption.
Judges Joseph M. Lauria and Anthony Trendacosta presided over the adoptions of 368 children and their new families at the Queens Family Court in Jamaica, New York, and at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Los Angeles on November 15 for National Adoption Day, an annual nationwide celebration of foster care adoption.
On Monday, 37 Members of the United States Senate joined forces to pass a resolution supporting the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month. Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a similar resolution.
Before they were married, McLean and Katie Jones knew they wanted to adopt someday, a desire that continued even after the birth of their two children.
Out of respect for the nation's remembrance of the 45th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, the National Adoption Day Coalition elected to move the celebration of National Adoption Day this year only to the Saturday prior.