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IAC Holiday Card Contest Winner

IAC is proud to announce our 2012 Holiday Card Contest winner, 9 year old Danielle Diaz! It was a tough decision but her depiction of the holidays and heart warming slogan “Adoption is Love” won our hearts over. Thank you all so much for your submissions and we hope to see everyone participate again next […]

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IAC Holiday Card Contest

The holidays are here and it’s time to celebrate and spread the love this time of year! In honor of the children who have been placed through open adoption we’re having our annual holiday card contest. Adoptees who are 17 and under can submit a drawing celebrating the holidays and the new year for the […]

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Toys for Tots at IAC in Concord

Do you remember being a kid and you just couldn’t wait until Christmas for a brand new toy! Well now you can make that joy come true for another child! Our office in Concord is supporting the Toys for Tots program by being a drop-off site in Contra Costa County. The Toys for Tots mission […]

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IAC partners with Adoptimist

The IAC is happy to announce a partnership with Adoptimist.com wherein all IAC families receive a 15% discount on paid membership plans. Adoptimist offers a smart and affordable option for adoptive parents looking to quickly improve their exposure and visibility to expectant mothers who are considering adoption. Within minutes of joining, you can easily build […]

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Concord Office Employee Halloween Costume Contest Winner!

The IAC office in Concord went crazy with Halloween fever! From zombies to school teachers, we showed our Halloween spirit. Here are a few of our photos, included in them are our first place winner Rachael as a prom zombie and second place winner Tomasa, dressed as the queen from Alice in Wonderland. Happy Halloween […]

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Daddy’s Arms

In this excerpt from a blog post by Jim Thomas, a prospective adoptive father, he warmly reflects on the love he felt from his own father as a child and the love he longs to give to the child he is waiting to hold. While reminiscing about the relationship he once had with his father […]

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Bridging the Gap: Adoption Agency Troubles Heat Up in Texas

The largest adoption agency in Texas, Adoption Services Associates (ASA), recently filed for bankruptcy and informed all their adoptive clients of the close, but did not inform their birthparent clients. ASA’s successor adoption agency, Abrazo Adoption Services, has made attempts to reconnect birthparents and their respective adoptive families using ASA’s database, but its proving to […]

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Adoptee Night with the Atlanta Braves

For anyone in the Atlanta area: Come join us for “Adoptee Night” during the Braves game on September 16. We’ve planned Adoptee Night as a special day at the ballpark for anyone who has been touched by adoption. We noticed there aren’t many events for those in the adoption community. Our goal is to raise […]

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Families, Adoptees, Birthfamilies gather at annual summer picnic

Our annual summer picnics were a great success! Below is an account of the picnic in Los Angeles at El Dorado Park, written by Tai Farnsworth, an IAC alumni and staff writer: On June 16th almost 200 people gathered to celebrate the joy that is adoption. Families that we created through the love of openness […]

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The Wait to Adopt & Preparing for Baby

Waiting to Adopt: Prepare a first aid kit specifically for children Waiting to Adopt: Planning a Welcome Home Celebration Waiting to Adopt: Older Sibling Adoption Books Waiting to Adopt: Baby Announcements Waiting to Adopt: Preparing with Parenting and Adoption Books Waiting to Adopt: Selecting Child Care Provider Waiting to Adopt: Selecting a Pediatrician Waiting to […]

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