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Family Interview in Local Newspaper

by Staff

One of our CAS families sat down recently with a reporter from their local newspaper, The Roanoke Times. Pursuing their second China adoption, the family shares their personal adoption journey along with poignant thoughts on many factors involved in the international adoption process. We would like to thank the Roanoke Times and writer, Tonia Moxley.  BLACKSBURG […]

Our Family Adventure

by Staff

When we told people we were adopting from China, almost everyone we spoke with asked if we were going to take our two biological sons (four and seven years old) with us to get our 19-month old daughter, Hope. For us, it was a no-brainer! Of course we take them to see where their sister […]

Feature Article for National Adoption Month

by Staff

We are pleased to collaborate with Forsyth Family magazine to shine a special spotlight on adoption for the November issue, in honor of National Adoption Month! Our article features the story of Matt and Leslie’s adoption from South Korea. They welcomed their son, Crosland, home in July 2015. You can read their full family story in […]

Orphan Care Spotlight

by Staff

We have two stories to bring you in this post, those of Dayton and K.K. Their information was shared with us by orphanage directors at two of the baby homes we partner with in Uganda. As they seek help in improving circumstances for these two children, we are highlighting their needs in a special Orphan […]

After the Storm

by Staff

As an agency with partners and friends residing in Haiti, along with numerous adoptive families with Haitian children, the news of the terrible devastation from Hurricane Matthew brings considerable sadness. The toll from the storm has just begun to sink in among the Haitian people and relief organizations from around the world. CAS was in […]

African Initiatives-Trip Recap

by Staff

Allie Smith is a regular visitor to Uganda, where she promotes Orphan Care initiatives, advocates for vulnerable children, and networks with several nonprofits providing care for children in need. For the first time, she has had the opportunity to expand her work in to the nearby country of Burundi. For three weeks in September, Allie […]

Moldova Student Sponsorship Visit

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Marcy McHenry is an adoptive parent and long-time volunteer for Carolina Adoption Services. She has served on our Board of Directors, Family Engagement Committee, and helped with our events. Marcy has been the coordinator for our Moldova Student Sponsorship Program for several years, and this summer she finally had the opportunity to visit with the […]

Travel Gallery

by Staff

The international ties that we form which drive our mission forward provide opportunities for our staff to travel and visit our partners regularly. Allie Smith is in Africa throughout the month of September. She has got a busy agenda visiting with our multiple partner orphanages in several locations throughout Uganda, and checking in with families […]

Agriculture Support Project

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Carolina Adoption Services is proud to support new, income-generating ventures at Peace Transitional Home, our partner in Luweero, Uganda. The orphanage director has provided estimated costs for the agricultural projects she is starting on the property. We are seeking partners to help make her visionary ideas a reality! These projects have been thoughtfully considered as […]

A New Path for Uganda Adoption

by Staff

Children’s Act Amendment Update & Upcoming Webinar There’s some news from Uganda that’s been making a splash among families who want to adopt: the Ugandan government has made some changes to their Children’s Act which broadly provides increased protections of children’s rights and, specifically, changes the rules for guardianship among non-Ugandan citizens. Our program coordinator […]