Eckerd in the News

For National Adoption Day, 18 Pasco Families Welcome New Members

Last Friday , 18 adoptions took place as part of Pasco County’s annual observance of National Adoption Day.  Terry Duradaller, with Eckerd Community Alternatives, says the ceremony brings awareness to the many children in foster care still waiting to be matched with adoptive families. Seventy-six children in Pasco and Pinellas counties are currently awaiting adoption, with 750 children throughout Florida and 104,000 nationally. Read the entire article by Tampa Bay Times, complete with photos and video from the day here: http://tbtpics.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/for-national-adoption-day-23-pasco-families-welcome-new-members/2205588