Adoption Christmas Special
Celebrate the joys of adoption on the fifth annual A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. This year's special continues to tell moving stories about adoption to raise awareness of this important social issue. There are more than half-a-million children currently in foster care in the United States. Actress Lauren Holly ("Dumb and Dumber") who is an adoptive parent, actor/comedian Jamie Foxx ("The Jamie Foxx Show") who is adopted and actress Rene Russo ("The Thomas Crown Affair"), will be among the stars presenting inspirational stories about adoption.
Plus, don't miss special performances by No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige, Mya, Enrique Iglesias, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, and Pat Monahan from the hit rock group Train.
The special is being presented in association with The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and the Children's Action Network. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption was established in 1992 by Wendy's restaurant founder Dave Thomas, who was adopted. It is dedicated to increasing the awareness of the more than 150,000 children in North America's foster care system who have been freed for adoption. Wendy's Restaurants is a program sponsor.
The Children's Action Network was founded in 1990 by leaders in the entertainment industry to harness the power of the entertainment media on behalf of children. The special is a part of CAN's National Adoption Campaign to raise awareness of the joys of adopting and to find homes for the children who are waiting.