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WELCOME TO CIRCUS OF THE HEART!

Welcome to the 23rd Annual Circus of the Heart!  We’ve gone virtual this year, and you will be able to access all of the events through the links below and on the MN ADOPT Facebook page.  Check back every day to discover new events! If you were not able to register for a Circus Box you can still participate in all of the events except for the Prize Drawings.  See “Virtual Circus Documents” button below for full event details.

Questions? circus@mnadopt.org or call 612-861-7115, press 1.

Be sure to check out the MN ADOPT Facebook page or website each day to participate in the below events.  All Monday-Thursday events will be up by 9:00am, and the Friday events will be at 7:00pm.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mnADOPT/

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Week 1: Nov. 1-6

  • Sunday – Weekly Intro with Kelli Hanson from Twin Cities Live
  • Monday – Keynote Presentation featuring Commissioner Harpstead and Prize Drawing
  • Tuesday – Silly Socks Theme Day
  • Wednesday – Family Challenge Overview
  • Thursday – Resource Panel, Myths about Adoption & Foster Care
  • Friday – Family Fun Night, Reptile Presentation

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Week 2: Nov. 8 – 13

  • Sunday – Weekly Intro with Kelli Hanson from Twin Cities Live
  • Monday – Family Presentation and Prize Drawing
  • Tuesday – Hat Theme Day
  • Wednesday – Family Challenge, Scavenger Hunt
  • Thursday – Resource Panel, Adoptive Families
  • Friday – Family Fun Night, Jammie Jamboree

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Week 3: Nov 15-20

  • Sunday – Weekly Intro with Kelli Hanson From Twin Cities Live
  • Monday – Awards Presentation and Prize Drawing
  • Tuesday – Wacky Hair Theme Day
  • Wednesday – Family Challenge, Art Contest
  • Thursday – Resource Panel, Post Placement Supports
  • Friday – Family Fun Night, Pizza Night and Grand Prize Drawing

Week 2: November 8 - 13

We had the opportunity to chat with Dan & Tony Porter, along with their two sons. It will be well worth your time to listen to their story & advice.
After you hear from the Porter family, stay to find out if you won a FAMILY prize in this weeks prize drawing! Get your BLUE ticket out!

Full length family interview:

Go to our Facebook page to check out everyone’s hat photos and share yours!

Week 3: November 15 - 20

Go to our Facebook page to and share your Wacky Hair (no faces please!)

Family Art Challenge Winner
Thank you to everyone who submitted their beautiful artwork!

 

Prize Winning Ticket
$200 Visa Gift Card 863503
$200 Visa Gift Card 863377
$200 Visa Gift Card 863368
$200 Visa Gift Card 863384
Longboard 863687
Eno Hammock 863546
Eno Hammock 863409
Beats Bluetooth Speaker 863436
Air Pods 863694
Beats Wireless Headphones 863688
$25 Starbucks Gift Card 863482
$100 Nike Gift Card 863452
$100 Nike Gift Card 863661
$100 Foot Locker Gift card 863474
$100 Foot Locker Gift card 863632
$25 Door Dash Gift Card 863395

 

 

Prize Winning Ticket
$100 Aldi Gift Card 777717
$200 Broadway Pizza Gift Card 777835
ARTrageous Adventures Annual Membership ($150 Value) 778025
$200 Visa Git Card 777988
$200 Visa Gift Card 777794
$200 Visa Gift Card 778054
$100 Dominos Gift Cards 778023
$100 Dominos Gift Cards 777997
Autographed CJ Ham Jersey 777896
$100 Michaels Gift Card 777857
5 Passes Bakken Museum 777744
$200 Warner’s Stellian Gift Card 777979
$100 Buffalo Wile Wings Gift Card 778022
$100 Netflix Gift Card 777863
$100 Netflix Gift Card 778042
$100 Applebee’s Gift Card 778048
$100 Hulu Gift Card 777653
$100 Hulu Gift Card 777858
1-year Disney+ Subscription 777905
1-year Disney + Subscription 777667
$200 Amazon Gift Card 777792
$100 Target Gift Card 777815
$200 Cabela’s Gift Card 778028
$100 Walmart Gift Card 777732
MN Vikings Mike Hughes Autographed Mini Helmet 777902

PRIZE WINNERS

If you have a winning BLUE ticket, please submit a photo of your ticket and email it to us at circus@mnadopt.org

Week One Prize List

$100 Aldi Gift Card –  #777827
4 Deluxe Passes to Urban Adventure Park – #777745
$60 in Gift Cards to Dominos –  #777951
$50 Café Latte Gift Card – #777796
$50 Minnesota State Parks Gift Card – #777648
Daily Family Pass to Shoreview Community Center – #777838
$50 Panera Gift Card – #778036

Week Two Prize List

If you have a winning BLUE ticket, please submit a photo of your ticket and email it to us at circus@mnadopt.org

$100 Aldi Gift Card –  #777907
8 Pases MPLS Bouldering Project – #777974
Gift Card for a Dozen Cupcakes from Sweet Retreat –  #777746
2 Passes to the Science Museum of Minnesota – #777741
$25 Certificate to Oriental Trading – #777900
$60 in Gift Cards to Dominos – #777654
$50 Minnesota State Parks Gift Card – #777743

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Week Three Prize List

$100 Aldi Gift Card –  #777944
$60 in Gift Cards to Dominos –  #778011
$50 Minnesota State Parks Gift Card – #777669
$25 Dairy Queen Gift Card – #777874
$30 Gift Card to Mississippi Market – #777715
$45 AMC Gift Card – #777657
$30 Subway Gift Card – #778043

PARTNER ORGANIZATION VIDEOS

Adoption Medicine Clinic

Ampersand Families

CHLSS (Children's Home Society & Lutheran Social Service)

Nexus Kindred

North Homes

Reel Hope

THANK YOU CONTRIBUTORS

We would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their contributions to the 2020 Virtual Circus of the Hearts.  Through the contribution of prizes and time, they have been instrumental in the success of this year’s event.

Program Contributors

Kelli Hanson

Tom Ewald

Derek and Stephanie Johnson and Ben Afquack

Martha Tifft

Deirdre Otis

Diane Hendrickson

The Porter Family

Jim Gerholdt and Remarkable Reptiles

Kari Fletcher (North American Council on Adoptable Children)

Dr. Kamira Gustafson (Adoption Medicine Clinic)

Felicia Sherrod (Evolve Family Services)

Carla Evans – Kindred Family Healing

Kris Horman – North Homes Children and Family Services

Wendy Wiehoff – Stearns County

Talli Jordan – Ramsey County

ART Adventures

Nexus Kindred Family Healing

North Homes Children and Family Services

Anoka County Health and Human Services

The Reel Hope Project

Adoption Medicine Clinic

Ampersand Families

Children’s Home Society & Lutheran Social Service

Commissioner Jodi Harpstead, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Assistant Commissioner Nikki Farago, Children and Family Services, Minnesota Department of Human Services


Prize Contributors

Minnesota Wire

Laura Kruizenga

Eric Becker

C. J. Ham

Aldi

Oriental Trading Company

Science Museum of Minnesota

Bakken Museum

Minneapolis Bouldering Project

Sweet Retreat Cupcake Boutique

Urban Air Adventure Park

ARTrageous Adventures

Café Late

Shoreview Community Center

Minnesota Vikings

Mississippi Market

Warner’s Stellian Appliance

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