Blog: January 2013

Adoption Education Event – Talking About the Tough Stuff

Jan
30

Talking About the Tuff StuffOn February 28th, the Fort Worth GFA will host the 2nd annual Talking About the Tough Stuff panel discussion in Mabee Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 pm with check-in and dinner beginning at 6:00 pm. This event was a huge success last year and we received a lot of wonderful feedback regarding how helpful and insightful it was for our adoptive families.

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Interview with Judy Mumford - North Carolina Gladney Family Association

Jan
28

Interview with Judy Mumford
North Carolina Gladney Family Association
 

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Spotlight on an Africa Team Member: Daniel Gebremedhin- In Country Social Worker

Jan
28

Spotlight on an Africa Team Member
Daniel Gebremedhin- In Country Social Worker
 
What education and work experience did you have before working for Gladney?
 
I received a degree in Sociology and Social Administration from Addis Ababa University, and I am currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Social Work from Indra Ghandi National Open University’s international program through correspondence.
 

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Gladney's China Adoption Program Celebrates 1,000th Child

Jan
23

In March, 1994, the Gladney Center for Adoption's first internationally adopted child came home to the United States from Shanghai, China. It's only fitting that this week, the China Adoption Program is our first international adoption program to place the 1,000th child in a forever loving home in the United States.

Gladney's 1,000th China Adoption Placement

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Philippines Adoption Program Now Open!

Jan
22

Philippines Adoption Now OpenLast summer, Gladney was licensed by the Philippines Intercountry Adoption Board (ICAB) to place children for adoption. We are excited that as 2013 begins, we are able to begin accepting families into this program!

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - I'm a Gladney Dad!

Jan
11

I Am a Gladney Dad

A simple phone call can mean nothing to one person and the world to another. In our adoption story it was the foundation of pure joy. In September 2010, we received a phone call from Gladney about a preemie born a few weeks ago. He was born at 26 weeks weighing only 1 lb. 14 oz. They wanted to know if we would consider adopting him. Within a few hours we gave a resounding yes!

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Information Seminar for International Adoption

Jan
10

 

Are you considering an international adoption?

The Gladney Center for Adoption is hosting a free,

Informative, and educational seminar discussing the

International Adoption process for

Bulgaria, China, and Colombia

with the focus of this meeting on Colombia.

 

Beth Whitacre, Latin America program caseworker,

and a Gladney adoptive family with children from Colombia,

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