Pennsylvania Chapter

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

GOA-Pennsylvania

Launching in 2015, The Pennsylvania Chapter of Gift of Adoption will award grants to Pennsylvania families. These grants will give parentless children from around the world and the United States permanent homes and the chance to thrive.

The Pennsylvania chapter is currently seeking leaders throughout the state to get involved as chapter leaders and help the Pennsylvania chapter grow and reach more families. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Marcy McKay.

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.


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3 months ago

Gift of Adoption Fund - Pennsylvania Chapter

Gift of Adoption Fund
365 Grants Awarded!
An adoption assistance grant was awarded to Eric and Rebecca, who live in a northern suburb of Dallas, to provide the necessary funds to complete the adoption of their 13-year old son, from an orphanage in China. Though the financial means seemed out of reach, Trophy Club residents Eric and Rebecca were determined to welcome their son home after a very difficult upbringing in China. He has spent the past 13 years living in a group home or on his own while facing a life-threatening blood disorder, all the while going without proper medical attention or a family to care for him. Currently, he is facing his last chance at adoption with children in China no longer eligible for international adoption after turning 14 years old. This marks the 365th adoption GOA has made possible this fiscal year, reaching the goal of completing one adoption a day for every day of the year. Thanks to a generous grant from GOA, their son's dream of becoming a permanent part of a loving family is now becoming a reality. This summer, the family will travel to China to bring their son home. After 13 years in waiting, he will unite with his forever family and have a mom, dad, two sisters and a brother to call his own We look forward to sharing an update with you after he is home.
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A Birthday Every 365 Days!
Facebook will donate $5 to every newly created fundraiser posted on a U.S. user’s birthday to Gift of Adoption. What a wonderful way to celebrate your special day, by giving the opportunity to provide the funds necessary to give a child a family. Facebook will only be adding contributions for a limited time, so let's get the celebration going! To create a birthday fundraiser for a charitable organization follow these steps:

1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
2. Click Raise Money.
3. Select Nonprofit/Charity
4. Select a 'Gift of Adoption Fund', choose a cover photo and fill in the fundraiser details.
5. Click Create.
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365 Days of Inspiring Stories!
We are one of the first winners of a 2018 Top-Rated Award from Great Nonprofits! Read inspiring stories about Gift of Adoption and add your own! Go to Great Nonprofits to get started. Share the impact we can make, every day of the year, to vulnerable children in need of a family. Please take a minute to post a brief personal story of your experience with us!
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3 months ago

Gift of Adoption Fund - Pennsylvania Chapter

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3 months ago

Gift of Adoption Fund - Pennsylvania Chapter

Thanks so much to Sean McDowell for interviewing me and Huggins family in regards to Gift of Adoption and the process of adopting. The show will air on July 22 at 7 a.m. on WDVE, 3WS, The X, Big 104.7, 96.1 Kiss, and 1320 WJAS. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks so much to Sean McDowell for interviewing me and Huggins family in regards to Gift of Adoption and the process of adopting. The show will air on July 22 at 7 a.m. on WDVE, 3WS, The X, Big 104.7, 96.1 Kiss, and 1320 WJAS.Image attachment

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