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News and Announcements
"You only hear about the negative stories of fostering, which is a shame, because there are so many great successes." A Massachusetts family describes the challenges and rewards of being foster parents in this Good Housekeeping magazine article.
The current People magazine includes an interview with AdoptUSKids National Project Director Kathy Ledesma offering answers to the "big questions" about adoption.
Foster youth advocate and AdoptUSKids spokesperson Mary Lee writes about the experience of being adopted as a teen and what family means to her in a Huffington Post column.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids and the Ad Council are unveiling a new series of public service advertisements today designed to continue to encourage the adoption of children from foster care, with an emphasis on the need for families for older youth.
Each year as many as 25,000 children age out of foster care without the support that a permanent family provides. This November, National Adoption Month shines a spotlight on the critical need for families for older youth. Because we all need family—regardless of our age.