ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY, HUNDREDS OF KIDS NOW OFFICIALLY
HAVE NEW PLACES TO CALL HOME.
KXLY 4'S GRACE DITZLER IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH HOW
SPOKANE COUNTY CELEBRATED NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY.
it's a big day at the spokane county courthouse as
more than 20 foster children are being adopted into
new homes :
IT'S A BIG DAY FOR 2 YEAR OLD GABRIELLA.
17;36;55 DAVID NEEDHAM
excited, it's overwhelming and so very exciting.
gabby is now officially a part of our family and just
an amazing feeling
AND GABRIELLA IS JUST ONE OF THE KIDS ADOPTED TODAY.
17;20;38 ERIK LARSON - SUPERVISE HOME FINDERS UNIT
we've got foster parents, and we've got relatives
who are all adopting after a long period of time of
kids being in their homes, they finally have permanency
and they get to adopt and have their forever family
THE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES CELEBRATED WITH A
BIG PARTY AT THE COURTHOUSE.
THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF VOLUNTEERS AND COMMUNITY
AND WHILE TODAY IS A HAPPY DAY, FOR MANY OF THESE
CHILDREN, IT'S BEEN A TOUGH ROAD GETTING HERE.
17;22;27 KATE SCHMIDT - SUPERVISE ADOPTION UNIT FOR
CHILDRENS ADMINISTRATION IN SPOKANE
in the event that we can't safely return kiddos home,
a permanent plan is adoption and the courts will order
that and thats what we're doing here today and all
GABRIELLA IS NOW THE 7TH KID THE NEEDHAMS HAVE TAKEN
it's had its moment where things are really really
hard but it's been far more amazing and we're just
CHILDRENS ADMINISTRATION SAYS THERE ARE MANY KIDS
LIKE GABRIELLA IN THE COMMUNITY WHO NEED TO FIND A
FOREVER HOME OF THEIR OWN.
And we have a need.
we have an absolute need for more foster families
throughout the spokane county
if you'd like to learn more about becoming a foster
parent, we'll have more information on our website
reporting in spokane grace ditzler kxly 4 news.