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4 12, 2019

All About the Home Study

By |2019-12-03T16:20:33-05:00December 4th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on All About the Home Study

Anyone who wants to adopt a child is legally required to complete a home study first. No one is an exception to the home study rule, even if the prospective adoptive parent is the president of the United States. Adoption laws vary from state to state, however, the home study is a mandatory prerequisite across [...]

21 11, 2019

Birth Parent Scholarship Fund Winner: Lucy Amidon

By |2019-11-18T14:15:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|Adoptions, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Birth Parent Scholarship Fund Winner: Lucy Amidon

AFTH Scholarship Recipient The Fall 2019 Birth Parent Scholarship recipient is Lucy Amidon. Since a very young age, Lucy has been exposed to the adoption world. An adoptee herself, Lucy was born in Reading, PA. She was adopted at birth and spent the first 5 years of her life in Virginia with her family. They [...]

20 11, 2019

All About NAS: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

By |2019-11-20T12:33:13-05:00November 20th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on All About NAS: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

The medical term neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) refers to babies prenatally exposed to drugs. Just like a grown adult, a newborns struggle during the withdrawal process from narcotics. It is hard for a newborn to transition to life outside the womb, much less survive without the drugs they have learned to depend on. Today there [...]

13 11, 2019

Raising Funds For The Birth Parent Scholarship Fund

By |2019-11-12T15:46:32-05:00November 13th, 2019|News & Announcements|Comments Off on Raising Funds For The Birth Parent Scholarship Fund

  Adoptions From The Heart held the 3rd Annual Share Your Heart Benefit Concert at Manayunk Brewing Company on Thursday, November 7th. Over 80 people joined us for the four-hour event that kicked off the National Adoption Month. The event benefitted the Birth Parent Scholarship Fund, a fund that provides financial assistance to birth parents [...]

6 11, 2019

Mommy Delina: The story of a loving family created through open adoption

By |2019-10-30T11:41:55-05:00November 6th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Mommy Delina: The story of a loving family created through open adoption

San Diego Discovery In 2013 a 26-year-old Delina was enjoying her much needed vacation visiting friends in San Diego, CA. Her stay in the Southern California city was supposed to be fun and carefree but physical trauma and life-changing news soon put a halt to her happy holiday. One moment during Delina’s vacation when she [...]

30 10, 2019

Adoptions From The Heart Partners With Extraordinary Give

By |2019-10-21T13:00:46-05:00October 30th, 2019|News & Announcements|Comments Off on Adoptions From The Heart Partners With Extraordinary Give

On November 22, 2019 Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH) will be partnering with The Extraordinary Give. The Extraordinary Give is a day for organizations and generous donors to connect. The cyber doors of the Extraordinary Give will be opened to the Lancaster, PA community. At that time, donors will then log on to the donation [...]

23 10, 2019

Share Your Heart For Adoption

By |2019-12-06T11:01:44-05:00October 23rd, 2019|News & Announcements|Comments Off on Share Your Heart For Adoption

The Share Your Heart Benefit Concert is approaching. Adoptions From The Heart will host our 3rd Benefit Concert this November 7th from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Manayunk Brewing Company.  The four-hour event will be AFTH’s kick-off to National Adoption Month. Tickets are $25 and will offer live music, free food, one free [...]

16 10, 2019

National Adoption Month 2019 is on the Horizon

By |2019-10-15T17:05:56-05:00October 16th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on National Adoption Month 2019 is on the Horizon

In just a few short weeks it will be November, which is National Adoption Month. Adoptions From The Heart and other agencies across the country dedicate the month of November to honor everyone in the adoption triad.  So bring on National Adoption Month 2019! This year Adoptions From The Heart will start the month-long celebration [...]

15 10, 2019

Help others give during the “Season of Giving” by donating to Adoptions From The Heart’s holiday Gift Card Drive

By |2019-10-14T15:46:57-05:00October 15th, 2019|Adoptions, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Help others give during the “Season of Giving” by donating to Adoptions From The Heart’s holiday Gift Card Drive

Everyone says "it is more fun to give than receive," and that is true! As a parent, there is nothing better than watching your child's eyes widen with glee and expressing gratitude. A child feels special when they receive a gift as a result of exemplifying good behavior. The truth is that there are birth [...]