The Camden Vicinage will hold a National Adoption Day celebration on Friday, Nov. 20 during virtual proceedings to finalize the adoption of 20 children.
Superior Court Judge Francine Axelrad will begin the proceedings at 10 a.m., and Superior Court Judges Linda Eynon and Michael Joyce will conduct hearings at 1:30 p.m.
Gift bags containing teddy bears, coloring books, pajamas, blankets, and other items will be delivered to each child’s home.
The event is co-hosted by the New Jersey Division of Child Protection & Permanency in collaboration with the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Camden County and Camden County Surrogate Michelle Gentek-Mayer.
National Adoption Day is an annual event in which courts and communities in all 50 states join to finalize thousands of adoptions and to celebrate families who adopt.