May 19, 2010

National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. More than 463,000 children are currently in foster care and 123,000 children are waiting to be adopted.

Foster care is a temporary arrangement for a child who cannot live safely with her birth family.
Adoption is a legally binding transfer of all parenting rights and responsibilities to an adoptive parent forever. An adoptive parent's legal status is the same as if the child was born to him or her.

Do you have room in your heart for a child (or more than one?) You can learn about foster care and adoption here at adoptuskids.
Thrifty Jinxy wrote about it, and you can visit her link here:
Thrifty Jinxy: May is National Foster Care Month

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