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Annual Carousel Party Celebrates Families Brought Together Through Adoption Program

In celebration of National Adoption Month, Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans hosted its joyous annual Carousel Party on Saturday, November 12. Dozens of families brought together through Volunteers of America's Adoption Program enjoyed carousel and train rides in the New Orleans City Park Carousel Gardens in celebration of their unique families.

"As a licensed adoption agency, Volunteers of America has created thousands of loving forever families through adoption over the decades. We are proud to work with and provide support for birth mothers and adoptive parents throughout all stages of the adoption process, and we were excited to give these wonderful families a day to celebrate their happiness," says Lori Arceneaux, Adoption & Maternity Services Program Manager, Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans.

As a licensed adoption agency for more than 70 years, Volunteers of America has successfully united thousands of forever families over the decades. Volunteers of America is also a respected pioneer of open adoption, in which the birth and adoptive families may agree to varying degrees of interaction during and after the adoption process.