Posts Tagged "National Adoption Month"

Pasadena-based Child Welfare Organization Celebrates National Adoption Month

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Pasadena-based Child Welfare Organization Celebrates National Adoption Month

How the “Fabulous Five” Came to be On June 24, 2014, the Gutierrezes officially became a family of five, or – as they prefer to be called: The Fabulous Five. November is National Adoption Month, an especially appropriate time to share the Gutierrezes’ story. National Adoption Month was created to increase awareness of the urgent need to find permanent, loving homes for infants, children, and teens in foster care. Currently there are: nearly 400,000 youngsters in foster care nationwide, with...

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Adoption Story: Shoshana & Violette

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Adoption Story: Shoshana & Violette

On Oct. 17, 2013, Two Pasadena Residents’ Lives were Changed Forever  November is National Adoption Month, and Shoshana Puccia’s adoption of a foster child serves as a shining example of the life-changing difference that one compassionate person can make. “The minute she walked in the door, I knew that I was going to be her mom,” recalls Shoshana Puccia. Shoshana is referring to a fateful day two years ago when a beautiful, brown-eyed, 6-year-old girl named Violette was brought to her Pasadena...

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