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Sep 10, 2014 - PATCH.com “Growing families through adoption and foster care”

Community supports and resources like those available at Family Hope Connection can help build and strengthen adoptive families.

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Oct 11, 2013 - Pittsburgh Business Times: People and Awards

New hires are announced at Family Hope Connection.

Sep 22, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dateline Pittsburgh

Jessica Braden was hired as an adoption and permanency specialist at Family Hope Connection, the adoption division of JF&CS.

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Sep 13, 2013 - Pittsburgh Business Times: People and Awards

Cheryl Longstreet recently joined Family Hope Connection as an adoption and permanency specialist.

Sep 8, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dateline Pittsburgh

JF&CS recently hired Melissa Goodfriend, communications and development associate; Kelli McElhinny, geriatric care manager; and Cheryl Longstreet, adoption and permanency specialist at Family Hope Connection.

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Jun 30, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dateline Pittsburgh

JF&CS announces new hires at Family Hope Connection.

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Jun 28, 2013 - Pittsburgh Business Times: People and Awards

JF&CS announces a new hire at Family Hope Connection.

Dec 29, 2012 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Russian decision a damper on adoptions, but options remain”

In light of a recent Russian law barring Americans from adopting children from the country, JoAnn White, director of Family Hope Connection, speaks to the overall decline in international adoptions and shares advice for affected families in the midst of, or considering adopting from Russia.

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Nov 13, 2012 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: “International adoptions drop by half in 5 years in Pennsylvania”

Family Hope Connection's post-adoption services and support are highlighted in this article featuring several FHC clients who adopted internationally.

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Jul 27, 2011 - Allegheny West Magazine - Community project

Moon Area High School senior Emme Kelly raised more than $1,400 to benefit Family Hope Connection. Click the link below to read how Emme's donation helped foster children from Family Hope Connection.

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Nov 21, 2010 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette National Adoption Day 'restores faith'

JoAnn White, director of Jewish Family and Children's Service's Family Hope Connection, which worked with the Gorecks, said the idea is that "the best place for children to remain is in their family unit. It maintains racial and cultural continuity and very often the locations are the same as if they had stayed in their original family unit."

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Jun 1, 2010 - Northern Connection Student of the Month: Ali Mascaro

High-school student Ali Mascaro is profiled for her senior service project collecting and donating a carload of art supplies, games and toys to FHC.

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May 20, 2010 - Cranberry Journal Seneca Valley senior’s project helps brighten lives of children

A front-page story highlighting the FHC donation project of high-school student Ali Mascaro.

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Highlights
Watch our video highlighting our volunteers!
We debuted this short, documentary-style video at our Annual Meeting, which recognizes the volunteers who help us ignite hope in the hearts of our clients.
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Mom's Coffee Club
Are you a mom who has adopted internationally? Check out our monthly group.
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