provplaceJoined: April 18th, 2013
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Teens and Aging Out
Becoming an adult is supposed to be a momentous occasion, one met with excitement and new opportunities. For the teenagers that age out of the foster care system, this is generally not the case. In the past ten years, roughly 200,000 teenagers have aged out of the foster care system and entered the adult world. Aging out is the term used in America to define...
aging out, san antonio, high school, foster system, out, teenagers, foster - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
Adoption and the Internet
The Internet has changed the way we do countless things, from reading the news to watching television. It has revolutionized many processes and allows us to access information on a level not seen before. This is also the case for adoption, which has seen tremendous use of the Internet for research and communication. A study by the Donaldson Adoption Institut...
social media, san antonio, national adoption, birth parents, internet, adoption, services - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
Adoption in America: Which State Adopts the Most?
We tend to look at adoption statistics as a whole and examine the entire country’s adoption rates. But with the enormous size of the United States, it helps to look at each state individually to determine where the most adoptions are currently taking place. According to numbers, Texas came out on top in 2012 with 616 recorded adoptions. In terms of num...
san antonio, foster system, foster care, 100 000, children, adoptions, adoption - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
International and Domestic Adoption: Going Forward
Adoptions over the last few years have been more domestic than international, with a strong effort from American organizations to encourage local adoption. However, the decline of international adoption has some concerned, and many are trying to bring back the system.The Push for International AdoptionsIn the last few years, international adoption has seen a...
international adoption, united states, san antonio, last few, adoption, adoptions, international - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
How Young People Can Make an Impact with Service
Service is not only a great way to make a better community, but a way to build a stronger relationship with God. The Book of John asks: “But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth” (1...
san antonio, providence place, nonprofit organizations, youth think, community, way, impact - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
Celebrating National Adoption Month
The month of November brings Thanksgiving, a time for family, friends, and thankfulness. Many of us go back home to spend the holidays with our families or host a gathering at our home. For thousands of children awaiting adoption, the holidays are a time spent wondering if they will get a permanent family.November is National Adoption Month and the perfect o...
national adoption, adoption month, raise awareness, foster care, children, adoption, month - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
What Your Adopted Child Wants to Know
Children are naturally very curious, and will ask many questions to try to understand the world around them. When you are ready to talk to your adopted child about their adoption he or she will probably have a lot of questions. They may ask you any number of questions, but there are a few universal facts they will probably want to know, such as who their bir...
birth parents, adopted child, adoptive parents, world around, parents, child, adoption - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
The Benefits and Importance of Donating to Nonprofits
Unlike commercial companies, nonprofit organizations in Texas do not have such deep pockets to run their operations. Their funding tends to come from donations made by everyday people who support the work they do. In order for them to achieve their goals for various causes, financial support from individuals goes a long way. The most important reason for don...
nonprofit organizations, san antonio, nonprofit organization, wonderful option, money, nonprofits, nonprofit - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
The Rise of Youth Volunteers in Texas
Non-profit organizations do not have the luxury of large bank accounts for-profit businesses have; they depend in large part on donations from their supporters and grants for funding. The people who work at these organizations likewise sacrifice large salaries in return for doing meaningful work for an organization they believe in. This often means a smaller...
non profit, san antonio, profit organizations, youth volunteers, volunteers, work, organizations - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
How Adoption Affects Our Nation Today
Each year in the US, millions of children experience hardship and emotional stress without a structured family support system. These children lack parental guidance, financial support, and consistent love and care in their lives, due to various situations such as the sudden loss of parents or guardians, abandonment, homelessness, or abuse.Children without id...
foster care, adoption process, providence place, birth mothers, children, adoption, care - Posted by provplace - Posted 7 Years Ago
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