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Blog 2017-06-12T17:49:41+00:00

China Heritage/Volunteer Trip

A heritage tour is a memorable journey that your child will cherish forever. Adoption Associates is in the beginning stages of coordinating a 10-day heritage and orphanage volunteer trip to China for adoptive families. We would love for you to join us! Click here for the itinerary! Click here for the registration form! If you are interested in traveling with us, please email Kris Dickens.

Join Us at the Annual Gala – October 21

We would love to have you join us on October 21 at our annual Gala! Contact Kendra to attend this wonderful event with friends, family, delicious food, awesome auction items you won't want to miss, and appearing for the first time, keynote speaker Lucas Daniel Boyce. Lucas is a published author, political strategist and professional speaker. If you like, let Kendra know that you want [...]

Weekend Retreat for Adoptive & Foster Moms

Reserve your spot now for the next Woven by Love Retreat, January 19-21, 2018!  This revitalizing weekend is designed especially for adoptive and foster moms to give them a chance to refresh and connect with others. Check out their website for details: Woven by Love, and watch their inspirational video here.

Have a Safe Sleep

Governor Rick Snyder has declared September 2017 as Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Michigan to highlight the importance of preventing sleep-related infant deaths. A baby in Michigan dies nearly every other day due to sleeping in an unsafe sleep environment – that’s over 150 babies every year. Sleep-related infant deaths are the leading cause of death for infants between 1 and 12 months of age. To prevent [...]

Explore Adoption!

Join us in our Farmington Hills location to 'Explore Adoption' on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 7:00 pm. We will be sharing information about Infant Domestic Adoption and International Adoption. One of our adoptive families will be joining us to talk about their personal experience. Click here to watch their video. Please reserve your seat by calling Jeanette or Mary Pat at 248-474-0990, or by [...]

Double Blessing

Twins Christoph and Christopher are extremely grateful to know that their birth mother loved them so much that she made an adoption plan for them. “We thank her each and every day."  At seventeen years old, their birth mom was becoming a teen mom in a hard living situation. Christoph and Christopher recognize the sacrifice that their mother and father made when deciding to choose [...]

Honoring Birth Mother’s

There is a sisterhood among women who have made an adoption plan for their baby. There is a connection with one another that very few can understand. When a woman places her baby for adoption she may have the support from friends and family. But there is nothing like meeting and getting to know another birth mother who has walked that same path, cried those [...]

Annual 5k Coming Soon!

Our "Touched by Adoption" 5k is just around the corner on Saturday, August 26th! There is still time to register: Register Here! The Kids FUN RUN starts at 9am and the 5k at 9:30am. We have a lot of fun activities planned, so bring the whole family! This is a big event, and we couldn't do it without the support of our community. So we [...]

Fall Gala – Reserve Your Seat!

Please come and join us on October 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm, for an evening filled with fun, food, and fellowship! The event will be held at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A formal dinner will be served and we will hold a silent auction, as well as a mystery envelope auction. Our keynote speaker is Lucas Daniel Boyce, a published author, [...]

Surprise!

Life is filled with many surprises and the arrival of a new baby is always an unexpected one. But in the world of adoption, "surprise" takes on a whole new meaning. For those adopting domestically, there is often not much notice when that long awaited call comes from the agency. And, what better way to pass that on then to catch others unaware. Share the [...]

NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS and EVENTS

Reserve your seat NOW for the Fall Fundraising Gala on October 21, 2017! Click here for details, and email Kendra with your reservation!