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Family is the people who love and care for you. After Dawnette and Roy had raised six children, their hearts and minds turned to foster care and adoption. Dawnette explains the couple’s motivation: “I was adopted as an infant and...
All you have to do is open your hearts. After giving birth to 3 sons, Erin and Joseph Evans decided to open their home and their hearts to children in need of permanent families. They started by adopting a baby, later they added...
Home! I feel home for real.                 Nathan age, 12   When Heather and Scott Olsson formed a union, their life plan was always to be foster care providers and to adopt. What is more, they wanted to provide permanency,...
HHS officials announced a record $64.7 million in 2018 Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentive awards to 49 states based on FY2017 adoption and guardianship rates. Twenty states earned more than $1million. The top five awards...
 We are truly blessed! When their three children reached the teen years, Kari and Scott Eckard decided to act upon their passion for abused and neglected children by becoming foster parents. The couple did not initially consider...
“Adoption WILL change you, I am so thankful it changed us for the good.”     Eleven-year-old Abigail originally came to live with Tara and Matt Lemon as a foster child in 2007. As time went on, they learned that the possibility...
We are all called to care for others. Open- hearted and unconditional in their approach, Erin and Brian Nurkka applied to foster and adopt through their county, saying yes to children with disabilities, yes to sibling groups,...
“Because every child needs a family" Three Rivers Adoption Council (TRAC) has been of an organizational member of VFA for 14 years! TRAC’s mission is “To create and provide adoption opportunities and a range of services for all...
Family is an ever-changing and developing painting. “Adoption is scary. It is not ever fast. It is not ever fair to the child,” say Jolanda and Lorenzo Scott, who approach the subject of adoption with compassion and realism. The...
This list of forbidden words not only harms the American population but slows our advances in the scientific community and punishes our waiting youth who are identified as a “vulnerable” population With a new administration...

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