Adoption Options: Finding the Right Fit for Families and Children

July 7, 2016
Edina, MN (Lavender Magazine) — What is a family? The answer may seem simple, but for many people in the GLBT community, the definition of family extends beyond blood-relatives who share a dwelling space. It’s common to hear of chosen families, closely knit networks of people with whom we actively choose to connect and grow. As the number of rainbow families increases, one thing remains the same: the decision to add children to GLBT families is often an intentional choice, whether it be through adoption, fertility treatments, or surrogacy…….

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MN ADOPT provides referrals, education, and support after adoption

February 12, 2016
St. Paul (Monitor newspaper article) — One out of every thirty-five children in the United States is adopted, according to the Donaldson Adoption Institute, a research and policy organization based in New York.

But once a child is adopted, it’s not always rainbows and butterflies. That’s where MN ADOPT, 777 Raymond Ave., comes in……

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Timberwolves Take Foster Kids On Shopping Spree

December 3, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The holidays can be a difficult time for many children who don’t have a permanent home.
So today the Minnesota Timberwolves had a surprise for some foster children to make their holiday brighter…..

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Sunday, Nov 1, 2015
The 18th annual  Circus of the Heart was held at the Prom Center Event Facility in Oakdale. The event, kicking off November as Adoption Month, highlights the need for adoptive families in the state. There are 499 children waiting in Minnesota’s foster care system for someone to adopt them.

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