Florida Chapter

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Welcome to the Home Page of the Gift of Adoption of Florida.

GOA-Florida

As of June, 2018, Gift of Adoption Florida has awarded $1,071,955 in adoption assistance grants across Florida to complete the adoptions of 437 children.

Chapter Goal

Each year, Gift of Adoption Florida receives requests from approximately 40 qualified families — representing a funding need of $149,270. The goal of the Florida Chapter’s all-volunteer board is to raise enough funds to help complete each of these adoptions. 100% of the money raised by the chapter is directed to uniting children with forever families in the area.

The chapter is currently seeking leaders throughout Florida to get involved as chapter leaders and help the chapter grow and reach more families.

Board members are responsible for building awareness and raising funds for this rapidly growing, energetic, national, nonprofit dedicated to putting adoption in reach for the millions of children world-wide without a family.  Gift of Adoption inspires adoption by providing grants to qualified parents – giving children without families permanent homes and the chance to thrive.

Board members can be located anywhere in the state, but must be willing to participate in monthly calls and quarterly in-person meetings to support the development of a strong state presence – as we create awareness of this new philanthropic category and resource our vision.

If you would like to learn more, contact Pam Devereux, CEO.


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Gift of Adoption Fund - Florida Chapter is grateful to have been a part of another successful Valspar Championship. Matching gifts from the Copperheads charity program will help complete an adoption in Florida. ... See MoreSee Less

Gift of Adoption Fund - Florida Chapter is grateful to have been a part of another successful Valspar Championship. Matching gifts from the Copperheads charity program will help complete an adoption in Florida.

"Without your grant, it would have never been possible for us to adopt our beautiful princess. She is hands down the apple of our eye, and holder of our hearts!! I thank God every day for her, and for your assistance in bringing our girl home. She has changed my life for the better in so many ways, and every time she calls me mom, I want to cry. Thank you so much for the help you give to adoptive parents ❤️" - Carla & Augustin of Winter Park, FL adopted Carmiliee in 2014
Thanks to supporters of Gift of Adoption Fund - Florida Chapter for helping to make this possible.
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Without your grant, it would have never been possible for us to adopt our beautiful princess. She is hands down the apple of our eye, and holder of our hearts!! I thank God every day for her, and for your assistance in bringing our girl home. She has changed my life for the better in so many ways, and every time she calls me mom, I want to cry. Thank you so much for the help you give to adoptive parents ❤️ - Carla & Augustin of Winter Park, FL adopted Carmiliee in 2014
Thanks to supporters of Gift of Adoption Fund - Florida Chapter for helping to make this possible.

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ValsparChampionship
Thursday, March 21 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
Palm Harbor, FL
Tickets at https://pgatour.com/tournaments/…

Two Ways to invest in vulnerable children finding forever families with the help of Gift of Adoption Fund:

One-time Gift (minimum $10) – PAY NOW*
Pledge (based on a minimum of 1 cent for the total number of ‘birdies’ scored by all the players during the golf tournament) – PAY NOW* or LATER**

Example: Last Year there were 1,212 total birdies scored so if you pledged $0.10 (10 cents) per birdie, your donation would have been $121.20

*PAY NOW – you can pay the one-time gift OR you can simply use your estimated total number of birdies and make a gift using that number.

**PAY LATER – you can pay off your pledge after the tournament is over and we know the actual number of birdies made in the tournament.

Participate in the Fundraiser:

Complete & print this form in our photo of this post and mail to:
Valspar Championship, 36750 US 19 N., Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Make checks payable to Valspar Championship
(they will forward our contributions after the tournament)

SPECIAL BONUS DONATION:
The Bonus Pool for the 2019 Valspar Championship Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities program will guarantee a 15% Bonus Pool payment on the first $1.5 million in paid pledges/donations received. The last day for payments to be received and accepted for the 2019 Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities program will be May 3, 2019.
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ValsparChampionship 
Thursday, March 21 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
Palm Harbor, FL
Tickets at https://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/valspar-championship.html

Two Ways to invest in vulnerable children finding forever families with the help of Gift of Adoption Fund:
 
One-time Gift (minimum $10) – PAY NOW*
Pledge (based on a minimum of 1 cent for the total number of ‘birdies’ scored by all the players during the golf tournament) – PAY NOW* or LATER**

Example: Last Year there were 1,212 total birdies scored so if you pledged $0.10 (10 cents) per birdie, your donation would have been $121.20

*PAY NOW – you can pay the one-time gift OR you can simply use your estimated total number of birdies and make a gift using that number.

**PAY LATER – you can pay off your pledge after the tournament is over and we know the actual number of birdies made in the tournament.
 
Participate in the Fundraiser:

Complete & print this form in our photo of this post and mail to:
Valspar Championship, 36750 US 19 N., Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Make checks payable to Valspar Championship
(they will forward our contributions after the tournament)
 
SPECIAL BONUS DONATION:
The Bonus Pool for the 2019 Valspar Championship Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities program will guarantee a 15% Bonus Pool payment on the first $1.5 million in paid pledges/donations received. The last day for payments to be received and accepted for the 2019 Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities program will be May 3, 2019.
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Florida Chapter – Fiesta for the Fund
Friday, November 15, 2019
Tampa, FL

100% of donations directly to the Chapter are used to provide adoption grants in this region.