National Adoption Day

The gift of adoption shines in the valley

November 21, 2016

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KJCT) -- According to the National Adoption Day website, more 100,000 kids are in foster care waiting for a permanent home. In Mesa County, nearly 300 kids sit in foster care each day, according to CASA. The Mesa County Courts finalized eight adoptions on Friday, which was also National Adoption Day. “My mom, well Casey, she just adopted me and I'm really excited because she’s so good to me,” said Evan, 12, who was adopted. “She gets me in sports, and she’s really nice, and I love her." “I'm really excited about it because I was hoping to have a really nice, loving, caring family," said 9-year-old...

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