Catholic Charities Will Host Adoption Event

Thiscoming Saturday, November 17th, is National Adoption Day.

It'san effort to set up adoptions for thousands of foster children allover the U.S.

It'sestimated that there are 100,000 of them waiting for permanentfamilies.

Variousadoption groups are working together to maximize the impact of theevent in this area.

Herein Tulsa, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services is partneringwith Wendy's Wonderful Kid, the KTUL Waiting Child program andCatholic Charities Adoption Services.

Ayear ago the event was able to finalize 4,800 adoptions nationwide.

Thisyear the local gathering, is being held at the Tulsa CatholicCharities Campus.

It'slocated at Harvard and Apache and the activities will be underwayfrom 11:00AM until 2:00PM.