Reserve your seat now for our Spring Gala!

The Uniting Hearts / Creating Families Annual Spring Fundraising Gala will be held Friday, April 28, 2017, at Meadowbrook Country Club, 40941 W. 8 Mile Road, Northville, Michigan. Doors open at 6:00 pm with a silent auction and progressive dining stations. Dessert will be served and there will be a brief program at 7:30 pm. Auction winners will be announced at 8:00 pm. We are looking [...]

Reserve your seat now for our Spring Gala! 2017-05-30T12:46:40+00:00

Regarding Recent Immigration Ban

We want to reassure you that we have not received any notifications from the Department of State regarding the recent immigration ban, nor have child placing agencies been made aware of any changes regarding immigration that would impact internationally adopted children, the immigration process, and/or their subsequent US Citizenship. Please visit the DOS website for the most updated information.

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Adoption of 15 year old boy from Ethiopia

CALL FOR HELP UPDATE The donations are in and we are grateful to announce a total of $3,465 was received for the adoption expenses of the 15-year old, hearing impaired boy from Ethiopia. In addition to the funds raised here, AAI has been able to provide a grant to the adoptive family, which will further offset the costs of this placement. We are eagerly [...]

Adoption of 15 year old boy from Ethiopia 2017-05-30T12:52:54+00:00

Help Save Adoption!: Advocacy Day TODAY 11-15-16

As you may know, the U.S. Department of State has proposed new regulations that may significantly impact international adoption. While National Council For Adoption supports some of the themes these proposed regulations set out to address, the impact of these rules is worrisome to adoptive families and adoption professionals. That’s why we need your voice on November 15th for a special Adoption Advocacy Day! What’s [...]

Help Save Adoption!: Advocacy Day TODAY 11-15-16 2017-06-12T16:48:46+00:00

Adoptive Family Fun

Adoptive Family Support Network (AFSN) is doing some FREE  family fun events for adoptive families. Meet up with other adoptive families at Meijer Gardens and spend some time enjoying the Gardens on November 1, 2016, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Please RSVP to and include the names of those in your family that will be attending, the date and time you plan to attend, and what [...]

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Adoption & Foster Care Information Meeting

You are warmly invited to an Adoption and Foster Care Information Evening hosted by the Esther Guild of Heritage Reformed Church. Please join us at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 4, 2016, in the chapel at the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Featured guests will be Lutheran Services, Adoption Associates of Jenison, and several families who have walked the paths of foster care and adoption. Even if you [...]

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Urgent Action Needed!

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! Newly proposed federal legislation will severely restrict international adoption, resulting in fewer children finding permanency in families. Join us by signing the petition now, demonstrating our united opposition to changes that will hurt children.

Urgent Action Needed! 2017-06-12T16:58:39+00:00

Woven by Love Retreat

Adoptive moms and foster moms are invited to attend the next Woven by Love Retreat at Gull Lake Ministries, Hickory Corners, Michigan. Mark your calendars and reserve your spot for February 10-12, 2017. For more information and to register, visit the Woven by Love website. Registration starts on September 10, at 10:00 am. Your registration fee is all-inclusive and covers five meals, snacks, two nights lodging [...]

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Exciting News in the Nepal Program!

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting a limited number of applications for children of all ages for Nepal! Interested in more information? Call Sally at 616-667-0677 or email

Exciting News in the Nepal Program! 2017-06-12T17:09:24+00:00

Children Stuck in the Congo – TAKE ACTION NOW

IT’S TIME FOR EXECUTIVE ACTION Please join our nationwide call-in to the White House RIGHT NOW! Please call 202-456-1111 and leave a message requesting President Obama personally engage President Kabila of the DRC to lift the suspension on adoptions. Don’t delay; the comments line is only open between 9 AM and 5 PM EDT. We appreciate your persistence if the line is busy. Lives are [...]

Children Stuck in the Congo – TAKE ACTION NOW 2017-06-12T17:29:24+00:00