ROCHESTER, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. Supporters from across the United States are invited to register today for the 2.5 mile Family Walk event.
Participants can register now at www.ChildrenAwaitingParents.com and create a custom fundraising page to begin raising money to support the recruitment of adoptive families for children in foster care. The Walk is held at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester and is handicap accessible. If you live in the Rochester, NY area, please join us for the Walk. If you live elsewhere in the United States, plan a virtual Family Walk in your community with your friends and family.
Individual walkers in both youth and adult categories are eligible to win great prizes and join us for a day of family fun and entertainment. This is a fundraising event. All proceeds go to Children Awaiting Parents’ efforts to find every waiting child their forever home.
For more information on the Family Walk or Children Awaiting Parents, please visit www.ChildrenAwaitingParents.com or call (888) 835-8802.
About Children Awaiting Parents:
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc. (CAP) is a national, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. For 38 years, CAP has been dedicated to finding adoptive homes for America’s waiting children.
CAP’s mission is to recruit foster and adoptive families across the United States for children who have been waiting the longest for a family. Our waiting children are often older, minorities, sibling groups who wish to be placed together, or children with emotional, mental and/or physical disabilities — children who are typically categorized as “special needs” or “hardest to place.”
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