By Pamela Karanova January 13, 2018 is when it all began. Our Adoptees Connect - Lexington, KY group met for the first time. A few hours earlier, the Adoptees Connect - Lancaster, PA group met hosted by our longtime friend & facilitator, Kevin Engle. Kevin and I laugh at the fact (and he will… Continue reading January 13, 2018 Is When It All Began…
Could you give me a little background about yourself? I am originally from St. Louis, Missouri and was adopted at six weeks old. I lived there for 30 years before finding my mom’s side in Roseburg, Oregon and have been there ever since! I have always worked in restaurants and hotel customer service but am… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Ellen Ular-Olson
One of our core beliefs for Adoptee Connect Groups is meeting in real life with our fellow adoptees and building lifelong relationships in the process. For those who might not know, it’s important to our team and vision at Adoptees Connect, Inc. that our groups are organically planted & slowly grown. What does this mean?… Continue reading Organically Planted & Slowly Grown
We're excited and honored to announce our collaboration with Adoptee Merch. Recently they shared an article on their website with details regarding this decision. The article as follows: When Adoptee Merch was created and launched around New Year’s 2018 one of our missions was to be able to focus on putting adoptee voices first. As… Continue reading Collaborating with Adoptee Merch
We're excited to announce many of the Adoptees Connect Facilitators and Attendees from around the USA will be attending the Indiana Adoptee Network Conference the weekend of April 5th - 7th. We're really excited to be a part of this wonderful event! If you are attending and would be interested in meeting up with some of our… Continue reading We’re Attending the Indiana Adoptee Network Conference!
Here are the completed poll results we promised our followers and the online adoption community. For the non-adoptees who might come across this article, we're happy you are here. There is no one in the adoption "arena" who is more experienced about what it feels like to be adopted than adult adoptees. Our experiences are… Continue reading NAAM18 November Poll Results Powered by Adoptees Connect
After a long thought out process, much prayer and dedication to the mission of Adoptees Connect I've made some changes to better serve the adoptee community and Adoptees Connect groups being planted globally. Due to the rapidly growing Adoptees Connect groups I've made the decision to incorporate Adoptees Connect and apply for 501(c)(3) status which has… Continue reading Moving Forward with Exciting News
Day by day our groups are growing, and adoptees are stepping up to make a commitment to plant these groups! This is a cause for celebration! I’m literally blown away at the network that is being built and woven together by our adoptee community via Adoptees Connect! For so many of us, its been a… Continue reading Adoptees Connect Small Groups are in 17 Locations in 9 Months!
Greetings Everyone! This past Saturday May 19, 2018 a few Adoptees from our Adoptees Connect - Lexington, KY group got together and decided to go on a hike together! The time spent was so valuable for each of us! We set out to find Tioga Falls which is a waterfall one of the 300+ waterfalls… Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect – Lexington, KY Group Went Hiking!
I'm so excited to share that our Adoptees Connect Small Groups are growing! These groups being planted is literally a dream come true! It's so overdue for our community and for adoptees everywhere. I was thinking the other day how throughout my time on earth I've seen counselors and therapists off and on, all the way back to my childhood. Never… Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect Groups are Growing!