Blog: June 2012

125 Facts: Gladney Hemphill Campus

Jun
28

The Gladney campus on Hemphill Street was built around the original West Texas Maternity Hospital, which was located between the health clinic (formerly Duncan Memorial hospital) and the Nina B. Reese Counseling Center. Construction for the current campus (6300 John Ryan drive) began in October, 2000.

Posted By KatyeT read more

125 Facts: Pei Wei's Cookies4Kids

Jun
26

Cookies4Kids was created in 2010 by Chef Eric Justice, Director of Culinary Operations for Pei Wei Asian Diner, after he attended the Gladney Cup golf tournament. During May of 2010 all proceeds from the decadent double chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies befitted the Gladney Center for Adoption's humanitarian aid efforts. Learn more about Cookies4Kids and Gladney's humanitarian aid efforts.

Posted By KatyeT read more

125 Facts: Domestic Adoption Programs

Jun
21

The Gladney Center has three domestic adoption programs: Agency Assisted Program places Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian and Native American infants and toddlers with loving families; ABC Program places African-American and Bi-racial infants and toddlers with forever families; and the New Beginnings Program, our newest program, that places children available for adoption through

Posted By KatyeT read more

125 Facts: Mrs. Gladney in the Press

Jun
18

Mrs. Gladney was once again the subject of national press attention in 1953, when the Woman's Home Companion ran a full-length story on her entitled, "I Gave Away 10,000 Babies."

Posted By KatyeT read more

Heart Gallery of Texas

Jun
15

There are a number of Heart Galleries around the State of Texas that work hard at bringing prospective forever families together with children needing forever homes.  Check out the nine galleries and let us know if you've found your match!

Blog tags: 
Posted By admin read more

125 Facts: Fictional elements of Blossoms in the Dust

Jun
12

Though the story of Blossoms in the Dust was fictionalized, much of it was based on fact. Edna's illegitimacy - known only to Ralph Wheelwright - became the foster sister Charlotte. Her tubal pregnancy was depicted as a son who died young. Tony was based on an actual baby at the Home whom Edna called Sam and wanted to adopt. The tense courtroom scene with the blackmailing birth father was based on an actual case with a birth mother.

Posted By KatyeT read more

125 Facts: Gladney International Programs

Jun
06

The Gladney Center has worked with 21 countries in its 125 year history including: Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam! Learn more about our current International Programs.

Posted By KatyeT read more
Posted By admin read more

Meet Pat Marcus - A Motivated Gladney Volunteer

Jun
04

Gladney Center for Adoption has been so fortunate to have many wonderful, caring, fantastic volunteers over the years.  They come to us to from all points of the adoption triad -- adoptive parents, adoptees, and birth parents.  And then we have the professionals like Pat Marcus who believe in our mission of "providing loving homes for children; a caring environment for birth parents; supportive services for Gladney families and adoptees; and assistance to orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world."

Posted By admin read more

China Waiting Children Program

Jun
04

Gladney Center for Adoption - China Waiting Children Program 

Webinar Registration

Join us for an informational webinar on June 13 at 1 p.m. ET to learn about Gladney's China Waiting Children Program!  This webinar will focus on the process of adopting a waiting child in China.  We will provide an overview of Gladney's program as well as share photos of available children.

Posted By admin read more

CONTACT GLADNEY:

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
Click here for more locations and contact info.

STAY CONNECTED WITH US:

CONNECT WITH US!