Blog: May 2012

Summer Camps!!!

May
25

 

Kids love Camp!  Here are some great resources for camps that are especially designed for children that have been adopted or are in foster care. 

 

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125th Anniversary Weekend Celebration Recap

May
22

Celebrating 125 Years!During the planning of our big weekend of events for our 125th anniversary year, we briefly envisioned dozens of cakes and 125 blazing anniversary candles to mark the notable occasion.
 
But, ultimately, we had a better idea: Counting our 125 years of blessings, instead.
 

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125 Facts: Edna Gladney's fundraising abilities

May
21

Mrs. Gladney proved her fundraising acumen when she opened the Sherman Nursery in Sherman, TX. Among other things, she collected change in milk bottles that were placed in stores around Sherman (an idea she learned from I.Z.T. Morris). She later repeated that practice in Fort Worth on behalf of the Texas Children's Home and Aid Society.

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Daddy Diary

May
21

Mark, and his wife, Ann, adopted four girls from Gladney’s Taiwan program almost two years ago.  Mark shares ones of his nights.


 

Sleep - I'm making a concerted effort to get more sleep, but sometimes it just doesn't; work out that way.  For example, last night:

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Take Edna With You This Summer!

May
18

Haley with Where Is Edna Going?Parents and kids, remember to take your Edna with you this summer as you go on vacations, travel for placement, or even during summer camp!

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125 Facts: GFAs

May
17

The Gladney Family Associations (GFAs) serve three important roles: to provide support to those waiting to adopt and those parenting adopted children; to raise funds on Gladney's behalf; and to help educate the public about the loving option of adoption. Find your GFA today!

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The Rodgers Family: An Adoption Story

May
15

My name is Jim Rodgers. My wife Jennifer and I have been married for fourteen years. Our adoption story began when my wonderful wife convinced me to attend a Foster/ Adopt Information Meeting in January of 2007.

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125 Facts: Blossoms in the Dust Premiere

May
15

Blossoms in the Dust premiered at Radio City Music Hall and had the biggest Fourth of July weekend business in the theater's history. The local premiere followed at the Worth Theater in Fort Worth, where MGM filled the lobby with gladiolas and strewed a thousand roses in 7th Street in front of the theater.

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