Posts made in October, 2018

2018 Walk for Adoption Chicago was a success!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2018 Walk for Adoption Chicago was a success!

We are so grateful for all of our Walk for Adoption Chicago participants, exhibitors, carnival game hosts, service providers and volunteers.   We are beyond grateful that you chose to spend a Saturday with us celebrating adoption.   We had another record-setting year with over 400 participants! We hope that everyone had fun and enjoyed celebrating with other adoptive families, foster families, birth families and professionals. Save the date for next year – Saturday, September 28, 2019.  We will be rolling out the red carpet!...

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2018 Scholarship Winners

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2018 Scholarship Winners

We received many heartfelt stories from worthy young adults for a chance to be awarded a CAFFA Scholarship. We are very honored to have been able to read these students’ stories about how being adopted has affected their lives. Our first place winner is Alex Malachowski. His submission captured the spirit and heart of our essay question and wanted to recognize his story and submission. Here is an excerpt from Alex’s essay: “Adoption has shaped my life because it put me into a family that helped to bring out my talents and gifts. The love and support that I have received from my...

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2019 CAFFA Parenting through Adoption Conference

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2019 CAFFA Parenting through Adoption Conference

Save the Date! 2019 CAFFA Parenting Through Adoption Conference Saturday, March 9th, 2019  *  7:30 AM – 4:30 PM  *  Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL  Chicago Area Families For Adoption (CAFFA), is hosting our 24th adoption education conference at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday March 9th, 2019.  The conference, “Parenting Through Adoption 2019,” will offer workshops for prospective adoptive & foster parents, those already parenting through adoption, and adoption professionals. About the Conference Hundreds of pre-adoptive and experienced parents from the...

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