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Birth Parents and their Options Counseling Experiences

By |October 2nd, 2015|

A special initiative focused on the birth parent perspective will add much needed information to the larger body of adoption-related research.

The Donaldson Adoption Institute [...]

Support Adoption STAR: Buy a bag from 31 Gifts!

By |October 1st, 2015|

Adoption STAR client and 31 Gifts consultant Jess Henry encourages all of you to participate in a fabulous fundraiser on behalf of Adoption STAR.

We [...]

For LGBT Prospective Adoptive Parents in NYC

By |September 30th, 2015|

Adoption STAR is teaming up with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center in Manhattan for an adoption information session!

If you’re an LGBT [...]

Our Board of Directors

By |September 29th, 2015|

Behind every good non-profit stands a committed (and talented) Board of Directors, and Adoption STAR is no exception!

Adoption STAR is incredibly fortunate to have [...]

Reunion: One Man’s Perspective

By |September 28th, 2015|

An adult adoptee shares the story of meeting his birth mother for the first time.

Author, therapist, chef, weaver, and adoptee L. R. Heartsong has [...]

I Think About Your Birth Parents

By |September 25th, 2015|

Author and adoptive mother Sally Bacchetta writes about a variety of adoption-related issues from an adoptive parent’s perspective, including thoughts on her child’s birth [...]

An Amazing International Adoption Reunification Story

By |September 24th, 2015|

A recent NBC News piece highlighted a Korean adoptee’s story that will warm the hearts of people touched by international adoption.

There are a variety [...]

Recommended Adoption Books for Teachers

By |September 23rd, 2015|

Here’s a phenomenal list of books that might help teachers better explain adoption to the students in their classrooms.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption [...]

Same Sex Parents and Nagging Birth Certificate Issues

By |September 22nd, 2015|

As a story on NPR’s Morning Edition highlighted, some same sex parents are still facing issues with securing accurate birth certificates for their children.

At [...]

Run in the Country 5K – THIS WEEKEND!

By |September 21st, 2015|

Celebrate the first weekend of fall and support Adoption STAR and the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village at the same time.

Runners and walkers alike are [...]

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