March 2011Vol. 12, No. 2AdoptUSKids' Reports 15,000+ Children Adopted
AdoptUSKids, which hosts, on behalf of the Children’s Bureau, a national photolisting of children awaiting adoption, recently reported stunning results for 2010: The number of children who appeared in the photolisting and were subsequently adopted from foster care surpassed the 15,000 mark at the end of 2010. In addition, AdoptUSKids was able to report to the Children's Bureau that this adoption number for Federal fiscal year 2010 was 2,869 children, up 58 percent from 2009, and almost double the 2008 number. These results reflect the growing success of AdoptUSKids' photolisting, the popularity of this medium for families across the country, and the hard work of many caseworkers and agencies in placing children with loving families.
What's next for AdoptUSKids? Watch the website, Facebook, and other media as AdoptUSKids implements a new look for the new year.