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By the Numbers: African Adoption

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 03, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

By: Heather Sewell This month, the OCA Blog will cover the issue of Internationally Adopting. Today we show you Africa: By the Numbers Over 13 million children have lost both parents according to UNICEF. With a need for adoption so high…where do you begin? With the Hague Convention, many countries have stricter guidelines and longer

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Recruiting All Runners & Virtual Runners

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 02, 2013  /   Posted in Events

Orphan Care Alliance is once again participating in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/MiniMarathon charity module.  We are currently recruiting runners for our team.  You can register for the marathon via the Derby Festival Marathon site at www.derbyfestivalmarathon.com.  Once you have done that, you can become a member of OCA’s team by clicking on the “race

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Recruiting All Runners & Virtual Runners

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 02, 2013  /   Posted in Events

Orphan Care Alliance is once again participating in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/MiniMarathon charity module.  We are currently recruiting runners for our team.  You can register for the marathon via the Derby Festival Marathon site at www.derbyfestivalmarathon.com.  Once you have done that, you can become a member of OCA’s team by clicking on the “race

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Free Adoption and Orphan Care Seminar – January 19!

Posted by Heather Sewell on January 14, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Events, Foster Care

On January 19th OCA will partner with Antioch and the Southside Ministry Center to host a free Adoption and Orphan Care Seminar. Antioch Church is a barely-out-of-church-plant-phase multi-ethnic church living and serving in Louisville’s South End. The Antioch Orphan Care Ministry exists to educate, encourage, equip, and engage families and the church as we seek to

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Did YOU Know?

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 15, 2012  /   Posted in Family Support

Did You Know… In 2012 Orphan Care Alliance: • provided 15 families with a total of $50,000 to help make their international adoptions possible. • educated more than 270 people in all facets of serving the fatherless through our orphan care seminars. • supplied over 8200 diapers and 1400 pieces of clothing to kids in

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Did YOU Know?

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 15, 2012  /   Posted in Family Support

Did You Know… In 2012 Orphan Care Alliance: • provided 15 families with a total of $50,000 to help make their international adoptions possible. • educated more than 270 people in all facets of serving the fatherless through our orphan care seminars. • supplied over 8200 diapers and 1400 pieces of clothing to kids in

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Pajamas for Foster Kids

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 09, 2012  /   Posted in Events

Once again, the Louisville franchise of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has partnered with Orphan Care Alliance to offer the community a very special opportunity to help the fatherless. If you bring new children’s pajamas into any one of the three Orange Leaf stores listed below between November 9 and December 16, you’ll receive a coupon

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Orphan Sundaes

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 08, 2012  /   Posted in Events

Though the title of this blog might suggest some new and bizarre type of frozen treat, it’s really just a very unique and special way to make a difference in the life of the fatherless. In recognition of Adoption Awareness Month, the owners of the Louisville Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt franchises have very generously offered

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