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We knew that we were his  family.   As  a  nurse  who  works  with  people  who have  persistent  mental  illness, Bonnie was  introduced  to  foster  care  through  her employment. At that time she and husband Keith had two sons...
Tiny hearts have a way of finding you whether you birthed them or not. With five children ranging in age from a young adult to grade school, most parents would consider their family complete. This was not the case for kind-...
Adoption means being able to have someone to care for and love me. The AdoptUSKids website motivated Diane and Allan Cronen, a child-free couple, to explore foster care adoption. The local branch of Bethany Christian Services...
Our faith spurred us to pursue foster care and adoption. Audra and Scott Sanchez proudly introduce their most recent family member. Five-year-old Jacob Cruz Sanchez came to them as a newborn foster child, and became a permanent...
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...

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