Ohio Chapter

About Us

Welcome to the Home Page of the Gift of Adoption Ohio Chapter.

GOA-Ohio

As of July 2019, Gift of Adoption Ohio has awarded $445,000 in adoption assistance grants across Ohio to complete the adoption of 141 children.

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Chapter Goal 

Each year, Gift of Adoption Ohio receives requests from approximately 22 qualified families – representing a funding need of $88,000. The goal of the Ohio 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 Ohio 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.

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 are interested in learning more, please contact Pam Devereux.


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Gift of Adoption responds to COVID-19:

"Gift of Adoption continues to award grants to nearly 33 families each month. It has always been our practice (and it is especially critical now) to work closely with our grant recipients, alongside adoption agency/attorney partners, to ensure that, despite travel plan changes, delays, or unexpected costs their adoptions move forward and their waiting children come home for good."

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We’re on a mission with United to make a difference. United MileagePlus members can donate their United MileagePlus miles to unite children with their forever families, furthering our impact. #MilesOnAMission

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Donating your United miles can help unite a child in-need with their forever family.We’re on a mission with United to make a difference. United MileagePlus members can donate their United MileagePlus miles to unite children with their forever families, furthering our impact. #MilesOnAMission

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Donating your United miles can help unite a child in-need with their forever family.

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Ohio Chapter – The Columbus Foundation Big Give
June, 7, 2020
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Columbus Stair Climb
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Columbus, OH

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