The original item was published from November 21, 2022 10:14 AM to December 13, 2022 12:13 PM
On behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Kraft-Tharp attended, and issued a proclamation, at the 2022 National Adoption Day event on Saturday, November 19.
The day raises awareness for the more than 115,000 youths still in the foster care system in America, many of them waiting on families to adopt them. Nearly 50 children in Jefferson County are waiting for permanent families. To read the entire proclamation, visit Jefferson County’s website the commissioners’ proclamation webpage.
To learn more about how you can support youths in the foster care system, visit National Adoption Day.