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14 11, 2018

Another Share Your Heart Benefit Concert in the Books!

By |2018-11-29T16:46:55-04:00November 14th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Another Share Your Heart Benefit Concert in the Books!

Adoptions From The Heart held our 2nd Annual Share Your Heart Benefit Concert at the Manayunk Brewing Company on Thursday, November 8th from 7-11pm to kick off National Adoption Month. We welcomed back The Barker Brothers (previously known as Under This Fire) and newcomer haha charade. More than 100 concert-goers enjoyed a night of live music, [...]

7 11, 2018

A Brief History Lesson on National Adoption Month from Adoptions From The Heart

By |2018-11-06T17:01:10-04:00November 7th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on A Brief History Lesson on National Adoption Month from Adoptions From The Heart

Today marks the first full week of November, which means it's the first official week of National Adoption Month 2018. As an adoption agency this month is very important for raising awareness about adoption, and open adoption relationships at that. This November, AFTH is dedicating the time to share beautiful stories from those we have [...]

1 11, 2018

Finding Ethyn: A Birth Father’s Story

By |2018-11-01T16:59:03-04:00November 1st, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Finding Ethyn: A Birth Father’s Story

At 18 years old, college freshman Darrick “Rizzo” Rizzo had the life that others his age would be envy. Being the well-rounded athlete that he was, Rizzo was on his university’s basketball, cross-country and track team. Although sports were an important part of who Rizzo was and what he lived for, his relationship with his [...]

24 10, 2018

Rockin’ Out for Birth Parents & Education: Share Your Heart Benefit Concert

By |2018-10-23T10:14:48-04:00October 24th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Rockin’ Out for Birth Parents & Education: Share Your Heart Benefit Concert

Adoptions From The Heart makes its way back to the Manayunk Brewing Company this year to kick off National Adoption Month. On Thursday, November 8th from 7-11pm, we will hold our 2nd Annual Share Your Heart Benefit Concert. Attendees will enjoy a night of live music, food, drinks, and fabulous raffle prizes. Tickets are $20, [...]

17 10, 2018

Supporting Your Child’s Search for Their Birth Parents

By |2018-10-17T12:52:12-04:00October 17th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Supporting Your Child’s Search for Their Birth Parents

The key to adoptive parents understanding their child’s interest and desire to search for their biological family. There are many reasons why an adoptee would want to search for the birth parents they have never met. It is perfectly natural for an adoptee to be curious about who their birth parents are as people. Was/Is [...]

11 10, 2018

The Risks Involved in Adopting a Child Independently Through Social Media and Online Adoption Facilitators

By |2018-10-11T01:12:15-04:00October 11th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on The Risks Involved in Adopting a Child Independently Through Social Media and Online Adoption Facilitators

Do you need a plumber? Just go on your Facebook or Twitter and ask for recommendations from your friends. Looking for an affordable online clothing site for baby clothes? Just direct message a mommy blogger on Instagram asking where she bought her baby's cute onesie. Want to adopt a baby? Just put up a “Looking [...]

28 09, 2018

The Paper Heart Project is Back!

By |2018-09-28T10:50:00-04:00September 28th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on The Paper Heart Project is Back!

Adoptions From The Heart’s Paper Heart Project in honor of National Adoption Month For almost ten years, Adoptions From The Heart celebrates National Adoption Month with its Paper Heart Project. For the month of November our AFTH Offices are asking local businesses to support National Adoption Month by displaying paper hearts. Supporters can purchase a [...]

19 09, 2018

Avia’s Return to Her Birth Country: Adoption From The Heart’s Adoptee Avia Weber’s Unforgettable Family Vacation to China

By |2018-09-20T10:42:02-04:00September 19th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Avia’s Return to Her Birth Country: Adoption From The Heart’s Adoptee Avia Weber’s Unforgettable Family Vacation to China

Avia Weber, aka Miss MidState’s Outstanding Teen 2018 has a special connection to Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH). Not only is Avia an adoptee herself, her adoption was facilitated through AFTH. Mr. and Mrs. Weber traveled to Chongqing, China in 2004 to meet and adopt their 20 month old daughter. Avia seeks every opportunity to [...]

12 09, 2018

Happy 10th Anniversary to Adoptions From The Heart’s Connecticut Office

By |2018-09-13T12:31:01-04:00September 12th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy 10th Anniversary to Adoptions From The Heart’s Connecticut Office

Our team in Glastonbury, Connecticut recently celebrated a huge milestone with their office's 10 year anniversary. We recently interviewed Susan Myers, District Supervisor and Out of Area Program Coordinator from our Connecticut office. In the interview Susan looks back on the office's growth and achievements within the past 10 years. Here are our 10 questions in [...]

5 09, 2018

Adoptions From The Heart’s Second Annual Find Her Footing Zumbathon

By |2018-09-05T12:11:38-04:00September 5th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adoptions From The Heart’s Second Annual Find Her Footing Zumbathon

Adoptions From The Heart's Second Annual Find Her Footing Zumbathon® was nothing short of a success. Over 60 people came to the Greater York Center for Dance Education to partake in a fun Zumba® workout session. Zumba® is an exercise fitness program that is a mix of cardio and Latin dance moves. Participants not only broke [...]