Light a Single Candle

Below is a news release posted by the National Council For Adoption (NCFA). LeAnn Thieman will be speaking on June 22, 2015. Her keynote message is titled “Light a Single Candle”. National Council For Adoption June 9, 2015 LeAnn Thieman is going to talk about her experiences helping to care for over 100 babies as they were evacuated from Vietnam and the story of meeting her son, Mitchell, for the [...]

Light a Single Candle 2017-06-12T17:13:29+00:00

Trust Based Parenting Workshop

Adoption Associates, Inc. is pleased to share this unique opportunity! By attending Trust Based Parenting in Real Life on August 8, 2015, from 9 am - 4 pm, you will learn about the core principles of building trust-based relationships with adopted children, including connecting, empowering, and correcting. The presenter, Robyn Gobbel, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and presents information using a unique combination of real-life [...]

Trust Based Parenting Workshop 2017-06-12T17:12:33+00:00

25th Anniversary CELEBRATION t-shirts! Support AAI and get yours today!

25th Anniversary CELEBRATION t-shirts! Support AAI and get yours today! Adoption Associates, Inc. is celebrating, 25 years placing over 5,000 children with loving families, 25 years making a difference in the world and 25 years following God's plan. Funds raised will be used to assist Birthmother Outreach and Education, International Humanitarian Aid, International Program Development and an Endowment Fund for Adoption Associates.   Please order [...]

25th Anniversary CELEBRATION t-shirts! Support AAI and get yours today! 2017-06-12T17:11:58+00:00

Re-opening of Nepal Program

We are very excited to announce the re-opening of Adoption Associates Nepal program. Right now, AAI is one of only two U.S. agencies accredited in Nepal. Starting out, this program will primarily be for children age six and up as they are the most readily available. To learn more, please view the video we have put together for you!  You may also contact us at 616-667-0677 for [...]

Re-opening of Nepal Program 2017-06-12T17:16:42+00:00

Sparrow Fund’s “Together Called” Retreat

Have you heard about The Sparrow Fund’s Together Called retreat? Over the weekend of March 27-29, couples who are waiting to adopt, are fostering, or adopted years ago have the opportunity to come together to leave behind the chaos of everyday life and be encouraged in their relationship with each other and the One who called them to this in the first place. Registration filled [...]

Sparrow Fund’s “Together Called” Retreat 2017-06-12T17:25:46+00:00

Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock.

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. That’s why the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has joined with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to attempt to reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke and leaving children in hot cars. As temperatures across the country continue to escalate above average highs, it [...]

Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock. 2017-06-12T17:30:31+00:00

Children Stuck in the Congo – TAKE ACTION NOW

IT’S TIME FOR EXECUTIVE ACTION Please join our nationwide call-in to the White House RIGHT NOW! Please call 202-456-1111 and leave a message requesting President Obama personally engage President Kabila of the DRC to lift the suspension on adoptions. Don’t delay; the comments line is only open between 9 AM and 5 PM EDT. We appreciate your persistence if the line is busy. Lives are [...]

Children Stuck in the Congo – TAKE ACTION NOW 2017-06-12T17:29:24+00:00

Pitch a Project – Vote for AAI!!

AAI has been chosen as a finalist in the Education category for BOTTLES FOR BABIES PROGRAM of the 2014 Pitch-A-Project grant program sponsored by Lugnuts Stadium! Three finalists have been chosen by Fifth Third Bank for each category and now we will rely on online and in-park voting to determine the winners of all five $1,000 grants! The Pitch-A-Project voting is now open! Please vote [...]

Pitch a Project – Vote for AAI!! 2017-06-12T17:28:22+00:00

Parenting the Adopted Child – FREE SEMINAR

Is parenting an adopted child different than parenting a biological child? What is attachment? How does attachment develop? These questions and many more will be answered at this very practical, free seminar. You will also have the opportunity to ask Kurt Ellis, MA, LLP of Families Forever Counseling, an attachment therapist and adoptive parent, questions that you may have about parenting your adopted child. You [...]

Parenting the Adopted Child – FREE SEMINAR 2017-06-12T17:31:49+00:00

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