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Since 1983, 7,936 children have joined their families

143 have families, since January 1, 2015

  • 57% belong to a minority group
  • 78% are 9 years old or older
  • 40% are 14 years old or older

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Adopting The Promise of a Better Life
Denver Post

Heart Gallery on Display

Heart Gallery Helps Foster Kids Find Loving Homes
Desert News

Adoption by Military Families: Patching Adoption Pieces Together
Dixie van de Flier Davis, Ed.D., President/Executive Director, The Adoption Exchange, Inc.
Kathleen Moakler, Government Relations Director, National Military Family Association

Recruitment Resources: Finding Families for Waiting Children
Suzanne Dosh, MSW, Vice President of Programs, The Adoption Exchange, Inc.
Kathy Ledesma, MSW, Project Director, AdoptUsKids, Adoption Exchange Association

Photo gallery provides face for children up for adoption in state.
By Brian Blackwell ~ Southeast Missourian

Would-be Parents Turn to Foster Kids as Adoption Costs Rise
By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY

Collaboration Takes Us Where We Cannot Go Alone
Executive Director, Dixie Davis recently teamed up with colleagues to publish an article on the topic of collaboration.