Missouri Chapter

About Us

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

As of June 2020, Gift of Adoption Missouri has awarded $154,500 in adoption assistance grants across Missouri to complete the adoptions of 54 children.

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Chapter Goal 

Each year, Gift of Adoption Missouri receives requests from approximately 13 qualified families – representing a funding need of $51,000. The goal of the Missouri 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 Missouri 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 worldwide without a family.

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 work with smart, dedicated people who believe that a loving family is a basic right for children everywhere, contact Pam Devereux, CEO.


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Does your workplace participate in the United Way or the Combined Federal Campaign? If so, consider directing your contribution to the Gift of Adoption.

For the United Way - write in "Gift of Adoption, FEIN 39-1863217" on your pledge card. For CFC, designate your gift to CFC #95108.
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Does your workplace participate in the United Way or the Combined Federal Campaign? If so, consider directing your contribution to the Gift of Adoption.

For the United Way - write in Gift of Adoption, FEIN 39-1863217 on your pledge card. For CFC, designate your gift to CFC #95108.

140 million children worldwide are orphaned and in desperate need of a family to call their own. That is equal to half the population of the United States – and they are all under the age of 18. The need for adoption is a large one. Gift of Adoption helps complete adoptions and help bring children home. ... See MoreSee Less

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