Surrendering a Baby In a Safe Place

MichiganRadio.org, invited Paula Springer, Director of AAI's Eastern Michigan office, to talk about Michigan's Safe Delivery of Newborns Law on their "Stateside" podcast. The law allows parents to anonymously surrender their newborn in a safe place, no questions asked. Every once in a while, you hear a news report about a newborn infant left in a dumpster or trashcan. Those stories can trigger feelings of [...]

Surrendering a Baby In a Safe Place 2017-11-20T14:11:01+00:00

Blog Talk Radio Podcast Transcript: One Birth Mother’s Resolve Despite Adversity

Meet Shanda. Six years ago she was faced with a pregnancy that she was not prepared for. She considered adoption during her pregnancy, but it wasn't until her child was two months old that she came to a realization. She believed strongly that she needed to make a stable and permanent plan for her child's life. She chose adoption, and then faced her fears one by one. Read the transcript [...]

Blog Talk Radio Podcast Transcript: One Birth Mother’s Resolve Despite Adversity 2017-11-13T13:21:24+00:00

In the month that we celebrate Adoption and Gratitude, this seems fitting!

In the past week, thousands of families, professionals, and adoption advocates have stepped forward through AdoptionTaxCredit.org to share how the adoption tax credit makes a difference. Congress has heard your voices loud and clear. We hope that advocates across the country are encouraged to see that your voices have effected change. The journey is not over, though. These tax reform proposals are working documents and may undergo [...]

In the month that we celebrate Adoption and Gratitude, this seems fitting! 2017-11-20T12:48:20+00:00

CELEBRATING NATIONAL ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH – TV Interview

November is national adoption awareness month, when adoptive families are honored and other families are invited to learn more about adoption. Sarah Jaeger of The CW46 WBSF had the opportunity to sit-down with Jonathan and Amber a local family that has adopted four times, along with Jennifer Jaworski a representative of Adoption Associates an agency in Saginaw to learn more about the process. Click here  [...]

CELEBRATING NATIONAL ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH – TV Interview 2017-11-09T12:29:25+00:00

URGENT! The Adoption Tax Credit is currently at risk!

We really need your help over the next week to successfully ensure Congress has heard from our entire community that we want them to Save the Adoption Tax Credit. If you have not done so, please contact your Congressional Representatives in the House and Senate.  It only takes a moment to participate, to let your voice be heard. Please take action TODAY! Click on the [...]

URGENT! The Adoption Tax Credit is currently at risk! 2017-11-09T12:14:24+00:00

NOVEMBER – IS NATIONAL ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH

To help you celebrate "Adoptive Families" magazine has put together a calendar with 30 way to celebrate adoption. To download a pdf copy click on this link - https://www.adoptivefamilies.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2017-adoption-awareness-calendar.pdf      

NOVEMBER – IS NATIONAL ADOPTION AWARENESS MONTH 2017-10-30T14:38:45+00:00

Inspirational, Heartwarming, Enjoyable

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Uniting Hearts Creating Families Gala this past Saturday evening - what a special time! There was: Fierce competition for amazing auction items! A fun mystery envelope raffle Hearty, delicious food An inspiring, uplifting keynote message (Click here for a sampling) And most importantly, overwhelming support for the work of Adoption Associates! It's a busy time of [...]

Inspirational, Heartwarming, Enjoyable 2017-10-23T13:56:05+00:00

Dianne’s Adoption Story

My name is Dianne. I’m 39 years old. I can’t remember a time in my life when I was more confused or more afraid than when I found out I was pregnant. I chose to release my baby for adoption. I had so much support during and even after my unplanned pregnancy. I was surprised to learn that, as the birth parent, I was able [...]

Dianne’s Adoption Story 2017-10-12T15:22:15+00:00

China Heritage/Volunteer Trip

A heritage tour is a memorable journey that your child will cherish forever. Adoption Associates is in the beginning stages of coordinating a 10-day heritage and orphanage volunteer trip to China for adoptive families. We would love for you to join us! Click here for the itinerary! Click here for the registration form! If you are interested in traveling with us, please email Kris Dickens.

China Heritage/Volunteer Trip 2017-10-05T10:22:02+00:00

Join Us at the Annual Gala – October 21

We would love to have you join us on October 21 at our annual Gala! Contact Kendra to attend this wonderful event with friends, family, delicious food, awesome auction items you won't want to miss, and appearing for the first time, keynote speaker Lucas Daniel Boyce. Lucas is a published author, political strategist and professional speaker. If you like, let Kendra know that you want [...]

Join Us at the Annual Gala – October 21 2017-10-09T15:27:14+00:00
NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS and EVENTS

Explore Adoption! Click here for details about this informational meeting, and email Jeanette with questions!