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This month we are focusing on What’s New! It’s exciting all the new things that are happening around here and we just wanted to share that with you! It has been said the only constant in life is change and we certainly believe that as we are growing and adding new staff, space and donors. Our HR … Read More
Jackie’s Corner July?! That means we just passed the halfway mark of the year. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? The agency didn’t set any resolutions, but we did set some goals and objectives for the year and are grateful as you help us meet them. We started the year with some … Read More
If you are anywhere near NE Ohio, you know that summer seems to be alluding us this year. But the ONE DAY with wall to wall sunshine was our 2nd Annual Golf Outing. It was a perfect day with 96 golfers, staff, board members and volunteers all working together to Create Forever Families. Thank you … Read More
The statistics of children in our nation’s foster care system are staggering. Nationwide, there are more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting for their forever families. According to the Ohio’s Foster Care & Adoption website: more than 2,600 children in Ohio are waiting to be adopted; more than 1,000 of them are teenagers; Many … Read More
That’s an awfully big number, isn’t it?? It’s almost unfathomable. What could that number possibly represent that has anything to do with adoption?? In the United States…right now…there are over 107,900 children available for adoption from the foster care system. Parental rights already terminated. Legally free. No home… WE NEED FAMILIES!!! These kids are just … Read More
This is by far, the question I hear most often when working with families hoping to adopt an infant. My answer is always the same: “The day you bring your child home.” Granted, this answer may be a bit tongue-in-cheek, but I’m completely serious. Children should never remember being “told” that they are adopted. The … Read More
It may not be those exact words, but this heartbreaking sentiment is one that we hear every day at Open Arms Adoptions. The desire to be a parent…to nurture and love a child…watching them turn into their own little person…is innate in some of us. We can’t remember when that thought entered our minds; it’s … Read More
Chances are that most of us have felt “too old” for something at some point in time. We’re too old to act a certain way, watch a certain TV show, wear a miniskirt….the list goes on and on about what we’re “too old” to be, to want or to do. When, though, do we become “too … Read More