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The Unknown Questions of Our Adoption Day

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For CAS parents Laura and Paul, Gotcha Day fell coincidentally on their daughter’s first birthday in November 2012.  Just like all adoptive parents, they had many questions about Sylvia’s life before they were a part of it.  One year later, Laura reflects on all the questions- some answered, some not- and what they mean to […]

A Special Gift for China Orphan Care

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In Southeastern China, in the rural Guangxi province there is a Social Welfare Institute home to about 50 children.  Our Chinese program facilitator recently visited the orphanage travelling by plane, then bus, and finally by mule to reach the remote village.  He made this journey to finalize a new partnership between CAS and the orphanage. […]

Aquarium Adventure Night

by angelg

CAS invites you to celebrate 20 years of creating forever families and caring for orphans!  Join us for Aquarium Adventure Night, an after-hours party in the new Sci-Quarium at the Greensboro Science Center.  Our annual fundraiser benefits our Orphan Care projects in China, Haiti, and Uganda. Click the post to register and donate now! Aquarium […]

Creating a Family of Two

by angelg

Exploring adoption as a single parent can come with a unique set of challenges. Will a birthmother here in the US like my profile?  Which countries will accept my application to adopt internationally?  While it’s true that some countries prohibit single parent adoptions, many unmarried adoptive parents are surprised at how many options remain open […]

Opening New Doors in Uganda

by angelg

In the town of Entebbe, Uganda on the shores of Lake Victoria, 30 children live in the Purpose Uganda Babies Home while waiting for their forever families.  This orphanage is Carolina Adoption Services’ newest partner in Uganda. CAS will work with Purpose Uganda to match families with referrals and to advocate for Waiting Children. Orphanage […]

Family Retreat Weekend

by angelg

CAS parent Rebecca Moore is applying her social work experience to her experience as an adoptive mother.  She is organizing a faith-based family retreat for adoptive families this September in the North Carolina Mountains.  This is her story about the inspiration behind becoming a retreat director. Life is hectic these days; jobs, school, activities all fill […]

Overlooking Armenia?

by angelg

The Eastern European country of Armenia is small in geographical area and in international recognition.  Armenia has recently been gaining some ground in pop culture for being the origin of the Kardashian clan, but otherwise may be easily overlooked on the world’s stage.  Is an adoption option you may be overlooking?    When it comes to international adoption, […]

Adopting a Waiting Child

by angelg

CAS is receiving new files for Waiting Children in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Right now on our Waiting Child Photolisting, CAS is representing more than 20 children, ages 1 to 12, who are hoping to find a family.  Children are often identified for a waiting child registry in their countries because they are older […]

Marching for Orphans

by angelg

CAS is taking part in a nationwide effort to raise awareness for orphans. Our staff member Chris will represent CAS for the Step Forward for Orphans march in Washington, DC on May 17th. The march participants will deliver a petition to representatives bearing a simple yet important message: Every Child Deserves a Family! The Step […]

Send Your Support to Haiti

by angelg

Help us fill a suitcase to brighten a child’s day! CAS is collecting items for the children at the Maison des Anges crèche in Haiti. The orphanage is home to 80-90 children, newborn to age 5. CAS Founder & Former Executive Director Rosemary Martin will travel to Haiti in just a few weeks.  She will […]