NOVEMBER 13

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Hear about the mission of Adoption Choice, Inc., and the journeys of adoptive families, birth parents, and adoptees. Watch a video of adoptive family and former Packer player Jordy Nelson and his wife, Emily.

Don't miss this opportunity to join us in making adoption affordable for all.

Adoption Choice Presents: Touched by Adoption

A Virtual Event

Starting November 1st, we will kick off a 13-day celebration of adoption, culminating in a final virtual get-together on the evening of November 13th. Participate in one activity or all, just open the daily email to see what’s scheduled that day.

Celebrate with us in the following ways:

  • Register for one of the virtual workshops or seminars
  • Sign up for our daily event emails
  • Bid in our silent auction
  • Provide support through a donation or sponsorship
  • Share our event with friends and family via email or social media
  • Attend our virtual Touched by Adoption Celebration on November 13!
Scroll down to see the full list of events and RSVP! 

Exciting Events for the Whole Family Begin November 1st

Expand the arrows to see the details on these exciting events. Don't forget to sign up!

November 1st at 11:00am – 11:30am CST

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Gather your little explorers and dreamers…get snuggled in your pj’s and grab your favorite stuffed animal and join us for storytime! Escape the world for a bit, let your imagination soar on an adventure and have some fun! Join us for Storytime with Lindsay Collier on November 8th at 11:00 am! Designed for all ages and their caregivers.

About Lindsay Collier

Lindsay has been an Adoption Counselor with Adoption Choice, Inc. since 2017.

November 5th, 6:00pm – 7:00pm CST

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What is a lifebook? Why is it important? How do I create a lifebook? We’ll discuss all this and more, then cover how to create one about and with your adopted child. Resources and links to where to purchase a lifebook and how to get started will be provided.

About Tiana Vanseth:

Tiana is an adoption counselor and casework supervisor at Adoption Choice, Inc, working with adoptive families, birth parents and community members. Tiana has her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social Work, and has worked in Child Welfare, Victim Services and Adoption for the majority of her career. Tiana presents and trains students and staff in high schools, social service organizations and businesses on the many facets of adoption, including openness, transracial adoption, trauma and the legal process. Her specialties include educating families on adopting children from foster care, training new adoptive families and outreach to birth parents in the community. Tiana has been with Adoption Choice for almost 7 years, and absolutely loves her job. She is a mother to her two-year-old son, and she enjoys scrapbooking, being outside in the summer, and spending time with her family.

November 6th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm CST

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We’re not all Home Studies and hard work, honest! Come join ACI Staff, adoptive families and everyone in between, for some chit-chat, laughs and friendly competition with a game or two. *Gasp!* …will there be prizes? You’ll have to come to find out! This virtual event may be BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) and MYOA (Make Your Own Apps) but we’ll provide the fun!

Our Hosts:

Angie Flannery, Executive Director
Lindsay Collier, Adoption Counselor
LaKeesha Brown, Adoption Counselor

November 8th at 11:00am – 11:30am CST

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Gather your little explorers and dreamers…get snuggled in your pj’s and grab your favorite stuffed animal and join us for storytime! Escape the world for a bit, let your imagination soar on an adventure and have some fun! Join us for Storytime with Lindsay Collier on November 8th at 11:00 am! Designed for all ages and their caregivers.

About Lindsay Collier

Lindsay has been an Adoption Counselor with Adoption Choice, Inc. since 2017.

November 11th at 6:00pm – 7:30pm CST

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Join us for an Adoptive Parent Support Group. Whether you are just beginning your adoption journey or have already adopted, you are welcome to connect with others in the Adoptive Family Support Group to share resources, information, ideas, and support. 

Facilitators: Amy Zittel and Emily Hoxie,

Adoption Counselors at Adoption Choice, Inc.

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BID TO GIVE: ONLINE SILENT AUCTION BEGINS NOV. 1ST!

We are hosting an online auction of donated goods and services to help further our cause of providing sliding scale fees to adoptive families, setting up scholarships for birth mothers, and ultimately making adoption affordable for all. 

Consider making a donation or bidding on the items at the link below. 

The auction begins on November 1st and
ends at  10:00 pm the night of November 13th.

Goal$12,208$20,000

Be a Hero

We rely on sponsors like you to help accomplish our mission of making adoption affordable for all. Consider donating to our event by purchasing a sponsorship!