November marks National Adoption Month. Jen Florent, who is the public information officer with the Illinois department of children and family services. Jen says that adoption is important because there are so many children looking for homes.
The “What’s Your Connection” adoption campaign helps you to tell your story, and what your connection is through adoption. Florent says a lot more people have a connection to adoption than many may realize.
Florent says that every little bit helps and even just talking about adoption, gets other people talking and thinking and it could just help a child in need.
There are over 3,300 children looking for adoption homes in Illinois. For more information on adoption call 1-800-572-2390.