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Help Us Win Brackets For Good!

We’re so excited to share our participation as a 2017 Community Partner of Brackets For Good with you! We can win and you can help! At the end of six rounds, one nonprofit will be left standing and will receive the grand prize of $10,000. That could go a long way in our mission to provide

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Happy Holidays!

Before you skim over this post and discard it, I highly encourage you to read it in its entirety. I know free time is rare and precious, but so is the work that we do. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to you for being a part of our wonderful Adoptions of Indiana community.

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What We’re Thankful For

After celebrating Thanksgiving, we reflect on all of our families, past, present and future, and we are grateful. It is a big responsibility that birth families have entrusted us to help place their child with an adoptive family.  We’re honored and take this trust seriously.  It is also fitting that a month of giving thanks

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5K Raises $17,000!

Yay! We did it! We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone that participated in our second annual In It For The Long Run 5K Family Fun Run/Walk.  The turn out was phenomenal and the weather was gorgeous. Our families had such a great time catching up and meeting new people. The children

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In It For The Long Run 5K Family Fun Run/Walk

At Adoptions of Indiana we are excitingly preparing for our 2nd annual In It For The Long Run 5K Family Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, September 18th. This run is not only an extraordinary time for our families to celebrate, but it holds a very special meaning for our staff to reconnect with the children and

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Changes in Adoption

Fifteen very short years ago, my husband and I began the home study process with the hope of adopting our first child. We met with Meg Sterchi, Founder and Executive Director of Adoptions of Indiana, and our lives were forever changed. Today, I am so blessed to have the opportunity to work with many prospective

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Making Connections in Adoption

In her book, 20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Sherry Elderidge writes, “An hour with a fellow adoptee is better than weeks of therapy.”  And while the benefit of therapy with a practitioner who specializes in adoption cannot be discounted for helping one move through issues of loss, fear, anxiety, or rejection, there is

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Adoptions of Indiana Visits South Africa

South Africa. To have an opportunity to share my experience in this complex, beautiful country with our Adoptions of Indiana family is truly a gift. With its rich history and culture, South Africa and its people were both welcoming and enlightening. Meg and I visited many places in Johannesburg and three adoption homes during my

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Stories That Have Touched Our Hearts

Being part of the Adoptions of Indiana family is a gift. Daily we are each inspired, challenged, and filled with respect as we work with all members of the adoption triad. This February, we are recognizing how blessed our agency is to be part of some amazing love stories. From the monumental decision of making

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Adoptions of Indiana is taking the necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of our staff and the children and families we serve by implementing new visiting procedures that align with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control.