Adoptive Family Fun

Adoptive Family Support Network (AFSN) is doing some FREE  family fun events for adoptive families. Meet up with other adoptive families at Meijer Gardens and spend some time enjoying the Gardens on November 1, 2016, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Please RSVP to registration@afsn.org and include the names of those in your family that will be attending, the date and time you plan to attend, and what [...]

Adoption & Foster Care Information Meeting

You are warmly invited to an Adoption and Foster Care Information Evening hosted by the Esther Guild of Heritage Reformed Church. Please join us at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 4, 2016, in the chapel at the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Featured guests will be Lutheran Services, Adoption Associates of Jenison, and several families who have walked the paths of foster care and adoption. Even if you [...]

Woven by Love Retreat

Adoptive moms and foster moms are invited to attend the next Woven by Love Retreat at Gull Lake Ministries, Hickory Corners, Michigan. Mark your calendars and reserve your spot for February 10-12, 2017. For more information and to register, visit the Woven by Love website. Registration starts on September 10, at 10:00 am. Your registration fee is all-inclusive and covers five meals, snacks, two nights lodging [...]

Babies Without Borders

Hundreds of thousands of children languish in orphanages. Adopting them should be made easier. Of the 2 billion children in the world, about 15 million are parentless. Millions more have been abandoned. Most of these unlucky kids are cared for by other relatives. Others live temporarily with foster parents. But hundreds of thousands languish in state institutions of varying degrees of grimness. The youngest and healthiest will probably [...]

Famous Adopted Olympians

We all love watching the Olympics and seeing the best athletes in the world compete. We also love learning about the Olympians' personal lives and the journeys they took to Rio. This year, Simone Biles's achievements as an adopted athlete (and gold medalist!) have taken social media by storm. But did you know that several famous Olympians were adopted? Many Paralympians have overcome birth defects [...]

Heritage Camp in Michigan – June 2016

Families for International Children (FFIC) is sponsoring Heritage Day Camp during the 3rd full week of June in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This four-day culture camp for internationally adopted children and families connected through international adoption is an experience you won't want to miss! Camps they offer: * Preschool * Global * Teen * China * Eurasia/Eastern European * Latin America * Korea   Call 616.956.6760 [...]

Change a Life

In this Christmas season where our children are being clobbered by the consumer culture we invite you to practically teach them how they can make a life changing impact through giving of their time and resources….not just yours! Rally the troops whether it be your child’s classroom, Sunday school class, extended family cousins or sports team and invite them to join the “Change A Life” [...]

His Kids Workshop

HIS KIDS WORKSHOPS:  FREE to the Community! Adoption. Foster Care. Safe Families. Mentoring. Wrap-Around Family Care. Exploratory breakouts and sessions on parenting kids from tough places, plus informational fairs to connect your passion with the needs of kids. ONE GREAT EVENT, TWO LOCATIONS! Saturday, November 14, 9am-12:30pm at the Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church and Sunday, November 15, 5-8:30pm at Ridge Point Community Church in Holland. Doors open [...]

Exciting News in the Nepal Program!

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting a limited number of applications for children of all ages for Nepal! Interested in more information? Call Sally at 616-667-0677 or email smouw@adoptionassociates.net

Want to come to Woven By Love for FREE?

Want to come to Woven By Love for FREE? Registrations have been coming in all weekend! Moms are joining us from all over Michigan, Ohio and even Missouri. A special thanks to the hard-core moms who were waiting at their computers promptly at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. You made for a very exciting first hour! For the rest of you who may have been [...]

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