|By PR Newswire||
|September 16, 2008 08:00 PM EDT||
Celebrating 10 Years of Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things
The Angels in Adoption(TM), honored for their outstanding contributions toward the welfare of children in
This year's two "National Angels," CBS Entertainment and
This year, CCAI is celebrating their 10th Anniversary of honoring ordinary people doing extraordinary things! Over the last 10 years, CCAI has highlighted the work of more than 1300 people making a lasting difference in the life of a child.
"The Angels in Adoption program is unlike any other program in the Nation's Capitol. Because of it, over 1300 'Angels' have come to share with
Former "National Angels" include First Lady
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about the millions of orphans around the world in need of permanent, safe, and loving homes; and to eliminating the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic right of a family. CCAI was created in 2001 by the active co-chairs of the bicameral, bipartisan Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA) to more effectively raise Congressional and public awareness about the issue of adoption.
The Angels in Adoption(TM) program is CCAI's signature public awareness program, which provides an opportunity for all Members of the U.S. Congress to honor the good work of their constituents who have enriched the lives of foster children and orphans.
With more than 140 Members of Congress participating in this program, it is the year's single most significant Congressional event pertaining to child welfare in
CCAI does not receive any government funding and they rely on the generous support of foundations, corporations, and individuals to accomplish their mission. For more information, visit their website at www.ccainstitute.org
SOURCE Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute