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Foster Care Is…

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 20, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Events, Family Support, Foster Care

Foster care doesn’t have to be “plan B.” My husband and I did not pursue foster care because of an inability to have biological children. We also didn’t do it because we are special or possess a unique ability to remain unattached from children that come into our home. Our plan from the beginning was

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Highlands Boombozz Fundraiser, Wednesday

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 06, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Events

Make plans to dine out with your family at Boombozz in the highlands! OCA is having a restaurant night fundraiser this Wednesday, Feb 8, all day. We will get 20% of everything spent on food that night by anyone who shares our flyer with their server. You get a nice meal with your family, OCA

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#GivingTuesday with OCA

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 27, 2016  /   Posted in Events, Fundraiser

Orphan Care Alliance Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement and Pledges to equip Christians and provide opportunities to care for fatherless children.  November 29, 2016 – OCA has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year

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OCA, Thankful for 2016

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 24, 2016  /   Posted in Events, Fundraiser

Happy Thanksgiving! At OCA we have much to be thankful for! Over 500 people have taken their first steps to adoption or foster care. Over 16 foster youth have been matched with a Life Coach. Over 50 adults answered the call to mentor foster youth who are at risk of aging out of the foster

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Zax Sauce, Zalads & Zappetizers

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 09, 2016  /   Posted in Advocacy, Events, Fundraiser

This is the weekend! Orphan Sunday brings our community together to remember the plight of the orphaned and children in foster care. Whether you’re burdened for children, teens or families in crisis this year, OCA is focusing on Upholding Families. By eating at Zaxby’s restaurants on Sunday, November 13, you are taking a stand to

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Understanding Children from Hard Places through an Adoption

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 26, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Advocacy, Events, Family Support

By: Joan Miller, Director of Clinical Counseling at The Provision School and Family Counseling Center, Lexington, KY A sign in my office reads: “Adoption loss is the only trauma in the world where victims are expected by the whole of society to be grateful”- Rev. Keith C. Griffith At first when you read that, it

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