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2014-04-21 23:08:25

In conjunction with National Infertility Awareness Week, Nightlight® Christian Adoptions (http://www.Nightlight.org) announces receipt of the 1,000th application from a family choosing to donate their remaining frozen human embryos to the Snowflakes® Embryo Adoption Program. Many couples are not familiar with this unique and successful option for attaining pregnancy and a healthy baby. Loveland,CO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Nightlight Christian Adoptions celebrated fifty-five years...

2014-04-17 23:01:06

Connect South Carolina research shows adoption in South Carolina up by 14 percentage points since 2010. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Connect South Carolina today released new data showing that broadband adoption in South Carolina surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 62% in 2010; a 14 percentage point increase. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a...

2014-04-10 12:33:31

Together with Leaders from Adoption Organizations, Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Winners for Their Work Connecting Families Across the Nation PASADENA, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced the honorees of the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Patricia Ann Neal and Laura Ann Brandl-Witherspoon. Logo -...

2014-04-09 16:34:00

The most comprehensive study ever to be carried out into adoption in England has confirmed that the rate of breakdown is lower than anticipated, but it also reveals a stark picture of the problems faced by families. Researchers from the University of Bristol analyzed national data on 37,335 adoptions over a 12 year period to show that 3.2 per cent of children – around three in 100 - move out of their adoptive home prematurely, known as a ‘disruption’. Adoptions were more likely to...

2014-03-27 23:25:19

Adoption counseling office in Park Slope will support families formed through adoption. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Modern Family Center at Spence-Chapin will hold an open house in their new offices at 36 Plaza Street East in Brooklyn on Friday, March 28th, from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. The offices will offer support services for all members of the modern family community – adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees, as well as LGBT parents, single parents, ART families and...

2014-03-25 23:23:37

Adoption advocate Clara Spence dedicated herself to the cause of abandoned infants. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 “Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy,” states the Presidential Proclamation for National Women’s History Month. Clara Spence, one of...

2014-02-27 23:24:49

Respected Utah Adoption Agency, Act of Love Adoptions, is pleased to announce that for over twenty years birth parents, children and adoptive families are enjoying the success of healthy open adoptions. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Act of Love Adoption Agency is pleased to announce their success in creating families through open adoption. As a leader in adoption services since 1993 specializing in open infant adoptions, Act of Love is seeing the success of healthy,...

2014-02-17 23:21:26

Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Hosts Adoption Open House in Manhattan offices for anyone considering adoption. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Spence-Chapin is holding an adoption open house Thursday, February 20th, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and is urging anyone who's thinking about adopting to join the event. The Open House will be held at Spence-Chapin’s Manhattan office, 410 East 92nd Street. Potential adopters are urged to 'save the date' for this drop-in session where they...

2014-02-12 16:25:29

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philomena Lee, whose search for the son taken from her for forced adoption as a toddler is the subject of the Academy Award nominated feature film "Philomena" was honored Tuesday (Feb. 11) by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti with a Certificate of Recognition for her compassionate campaign to aid 2000 other women dealing with the same tragedy. "I am proud to welcome Ms. Philomena Lee to Los Angeles," he stated in the proclamation, "I am...

2014-01-23 08:25:57

Facebook Chat Today to Provide Information to Prospective Parents and Debunk Myths about Adoption from Foster Care WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, nearly 102,000 children (under 18 years of age) are available for adoption from the foster care system in the United States; more than 30 percent (31,000) are between the ages of 11 and 17, according to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Report System (AFCARS 2012). To encourage prospective parents to consider adopting an older...