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Leaders of the Every Child Deserves a Family Campaign are condemning the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) planned two-year delay in collecting critical foster care and adoption data as required by a 2016 rule. The...
Over a period of 23 years, Ronda and Joe Carlson have adopted 5 foster children, blending them in with their 3 birth children to create a diverse, fun-loving family. Influenced by Ronda’s parents who provided foster care while...
Rob and Reece had always wanted to adopt. Rob’s own experience in foster care from age 10–18 gave the couple special insights and motivation. Seeing children presented on Wednesday’s Child added extra incentive. Rob and Reece...
My Perspective on Child Welfare and Adoption By Rachel Hervey Published 02/28/18 These children need us, and I am honored to be able to give them a voice. At this point, I am reaching the halfway mark of my internship with Voice...
What might inspire a single, professional man to become a father to five young children? Tayden Haile explains, “Each child held my heart from the day of arrival to my foster home. The key word for me was home. If you are at home...
We are facing a huge problem at the federal level regarding Adoption Incentives funding, and we need your help!  Background: The Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentive Payments program recognizes and rewards states for...
Kristal and Jared Black proudly introduce their children: Alex age 8, Alexis, also age 8; Alyssa, age 6; Ashten, age 4; and Bentley, age 3. On October 6 of this year, the Blacks formally adopted the five siblings. Most of them...
My name is Rachel Hervey and I am Voice for Adoption’s new policy intern. I am from Michigan State University and I will be working with Voice For Adoption until late April. Going into this internship, I wasn’t too informed on...
The Moody Family, Georgia Grateful for the blessing to raise these children. Jennifer and David Moody have created a cohesive and joyful family by adopting siblings Benjamin, Waverly, and MaKenzie; blending them in with their...
My name is Samantha Dehring, and I’ve had the honor of interning here with Voice for Adoption for the past few months. When I first arrived in Washington, D.C. in August, I was excited, optimistic, and a little frightened. I’d...

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