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Brian and Jennifer

We are honored to have you consider us as prospective parents. We extend our sincere respect and love from our heart to yours through this important decision making process. Our commitment to paren

Eric and Greg

Hello/Hola!  We are Greg and Eric, a married couple who lives in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. We started talking about adopting a child on our THIRD date, and now, 8 years late

Jay and Staci
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Hi! We're Jay & Staci.

Family is very important to us, and adoption has always been a part of it. Jay and his sister were both adopted and so were Staci's cousins. 

Our dau

Takashi and Kyoko

Hello!

We are Takashi and Kyoko, a happily married couple living in San Jose, California. We dream of creating a family to share our lives and love with a child. Kyoko is looking forward to bei

Kenny and Travis

Thank you for taking the time to learn about us!
We are Kenny and Travis, a married couple from beautiful Castro Valley, a small community in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our neighborhood

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Marcus and Kristina

Hi! We are Marcus & Kristina in San Francisco, California. We are both 33 years old, and after trying to start a family on our own for a few years we became the proud parents of our son Mateo w

Jeffrey and Clint
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Hi there! We are Jeffrey, Clint and Trevor and we have made our home in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Trevor is 6 and was adopted at birth, and being his parents has been the greatest privilege we&

Matt and Michelle

Hello, our names are Matt and Michelle from San Francisco, California. We are extremely hopeful and excited to adopt a child and expand our family. We met in college and are grateful that we c

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Stafford and Kenny

Hello, we are Stafford and Kenny, a happily married couple in our 30s, from San Jose, California. We’d like to start by saying thank you for the opportunity to share our story with you.

A

James and Jillian

Hello!  We are James and Jillian from Morgan Hill, California. We met almost 14 years ago while attending Fresno State University.  We became fast best friends and married in 2008. 

Candace and Rob

Hello. As you imagine the future for your child, we hope you will consider us as a family your little one can be part of.  We are Candace and Rob. As a couple, we’ve been together since

Ken and Melissa

Hi! We're Ken and Melissa. We live in the town of Danville, California, and are very excited to begin the adoption process to fulfill our dream of providing your child with unconditional l

Aaron and Isabella

Hello! Thank you for taking time to know us as you make the difficult decision of who will raise your child. We can’t pretend to fully understand the depth of what you’re going through.

Ruth

Hi, I’m Ruth from San Francisco, California.  Thank you so much for reading this letter.  I am in awe of you.  I have always, always wanted to be a mother.  There is nothi

Nathalie
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Bonjour (hello), I’m Nathalie from San Mateo, California.

Thank you for visiting my page and looking to learn more about me. You are going to take a very courageous and difficult decision

Ana and Gam
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Hola! Hello, we’re Ana and Gam from San Francisco, California.

We feel a deep admiration and respect for you as we realize that you have a big decision to make. We want you to know that w

Remy and Lina

Hola y hello from sunny East Oakland and from two women who are waiting to meet you! We are in our early thirties and were married in 2012, and we are ready to add to our family. We love good

Vanessa and Sherean

Hello! We’re Sherean and Vanessa. Thanks for taking time to know us better!  We live in a small San Francisco Bay Area town beautifully perched between the ocean and forest. In 13 years

Sandra and Stefan

Hello.  We are Stefan and Sandra, a happily married couple from the quaint beach town of Cape Charles, Virginia where Sandra is a doctor and Stefan is a kayak tour guide who can't wait to

Amy

This profile comes to you with warmth and respect.

I honor your huge heart, trust and courage as you consider open adoption. I deeply respect all the feelings you are having about your life rig

Gregorio and Analiza

We are Analiza and Gregorio from San Jose, California. After being married for ten years, we look forward to the next adventure in our lives…parenthood!

Analiza has a compassionate, pati

Matthew and Devin

Thank you for taking time to learn about us. Choosing adoption is an incredible act of love, and we’re grateful that you’re considering us. We know you face a huge decision, and we&rsqu

Jeff, Louis and Jax

Hi there! We are Jeff and Louis from Portland, Oregon. We started our family two years ago when we adopted our daughter Ja

Andy and Laurel

Hi! Our names are Laurel and Andy. We are a happily married couple who live in San Francisco, California, and spend a lot of time at our second home in the redwood forest and countryside nearb

Scott and Michele

Hello and thank you for taking the time to get to know us! We are Scott and Michele from San Francisco, CA.  We admire and respect your decision that you are making.  We hope that the pro

Crystal and Jonathan

Hi! We are Crystal and Jonathan from San Jose, California. We are 33-years-old, and after being together for over eleven years and married since 2013, we are ready and excited to become first-time

Mike and Melissa

Hello!  We are Mike and Melissa from San Francisco, California. We are so thankful that you’ve taken the time to learn more about us. We deeply respect the courage and strength you have

Jen and Tony

Hi, we’re Jen & Tony. We live in Oakland, California, where we love to be outside — running, biking, or drinking coffee in the sunshine on our deck. Jen runs operations at a tech st

Lisa and Ryan

Hello! We are Lisa and Ryan from Alameda, California. We found each other in Ukraine while serving as Peace Corps volunteers, and fell in love over borscht and mix tapes. Now ten years into our mar

Suzy and Co

Hello! We are Co and Suzy from Oakland, CA. We know you are likely in the middle of making some difficult decisions and we commend you on your courage and selflessness. We hope, after getting to kn

John and John

Hello! We’re John and John from San Jose, California
Thanks for taking the time to read about us and our dream to become Dads. We’re eager to open our life, our home, and our love to

Mike and Carolina

We are Carolina and Mike, a married couple from Napa, California, and we are excited to become parents!  We feel fortunate to have found each other and are really looking forward to sharing ou

Claudia and Jeff
Charlie and Tina

Hello, we are Charlie and Tina - and we are honored you are taking the time to get to know us. We live in sunny San Mateo, CA. We're a loving and active couple, surrounded by amazing friends an

Erin and Robbie

We’re Erin and Robbie from San Francisco, California (and during the summers, can often be found at our cabin in Lake Tahoe). We’re so grateful you’ve given us this chance to tell

David and Cliff

We’re honored that you are taking the time to read and learn about our family.
While we can only begin to imagine the numerous decisions before you, we have tremendous respect for the decis

Allison and Ethan

Hi, we’re Allison and Ethan, a happily married couple from Alameda, an island community in San Francisco Bay. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us!

We are incredibly excit

Laura

Hello! My name is Laura, and I live in San Francisco, California, along with my wonderful son John (4 years old) and our two dogs, Shasta and Chuck. We live in a beautiful Victorian home in the cen

Meg and Laura

Hi! Our names are Meg and Laura. We’re in our early 30s and have been married for about 7 years. We’ve been living in San Francisco for 6 years, and we’ve come to call the Bay Are

Sean and Jeremy

Hi, we’re Sean and Jeremy.  We are a married couple in our 30’s from San Francisco, California and we are so excited to start our family through adoption!

Thank you for taking

Anna and Rob
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Hi! We are Anna and Rob, a loving, married couple living in the San Francisco Bay area. Family is everything to us, and we can't wait to grow our family through the miracle of adoption. We know

Annie and Jonathan

Hello, we are Annie & Jonathan, a happily married couple from San Francisco, California. Thank you for checking out our profile!

We know the decision ahead of you is not an easy one, and we

Erin and Martin

Hello!  We are Erin and Martin (pronounced "Marteen") from San Mateo, California.  We appreciate the thoughtfulness you are putting into your child's future.  During a

Ed and Holly

Hi! We are Ed and Holly, an energetic and compassionate couple from the San Francisco Bay Area. We can only imagine the difficult decision you are faced with, and respect the courage it takes to co

Andy and Dominic

Andy and Dominic here, we are in our early 30’s and have been married since 2013. Originally from Chicago, we are midwestern transplants living in San Francisco, California. We’ve been

Kristen and Jess

Hello! We are excited about expanding our family through open adoption - thank you for looking at our profile and considering us. We adopted our son Walter in March 2015, and have loved every minut

Lucinda and Brian

We understand the choice to make an adoption plan for your child cannot be an easy decision – it may be difficult to know what to do at each turn in life, especially when your child is involv

Cassie and Lauren

Hello! We are Cassie and Lauren. We are in our mid-30s and live in Tiburon, California. We have been very happily married for 5 years and together for 12 years. Due to work, we have lived in many d

Zack and Carly
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Hello & Hola,
We are Zack (runs his own company) and Carly (freelance designer and stay at home mom). We love to travel the world and are a very physically active family. We have been happily

Craig and Jennifer

Hello! We are Craig and Jennifer, and we appreciate you giving us a moment to tell you a little about ourselves. We live in Sacramento, CA and enjoy all the area has to offer for us as a couple, an

Meera and Chai

Welcome! We are Meera and Chai from San Francisco, California. Thank you for learning more about us as you consider an adoption plan for your child.  We’ve dreamed about being paren

Migle and Russ

Hello. We are Migle and Russ from Washington, D.C. area.
We admire your courage as you consider adoption for your baby. Deciding who should have the honor of raising your child is a big responsib

Allwyn and Cecille

Dear Birthmother,

We are Allwyn and Cecille from Alameda, California.  Thank you for taking the time to read about us.  We acknowledge the courage it takes to consider an open adoptio

Joe and Natasha

Hello, we are Joe and Natasha from Woodland, a small town near Sacramento, California. We have been married for over 13 years, and since the beginning we always talked about adopting a child. Joe w

Alex & Kristi

Hello! We are Alex & Kristi.

We are a happily married couple in our mid-thirties, and we live near San Francisco, California. We are very eager to start our family, and are truly grateful t

Rick and Katherine

Hello!  Thank you for reading our letter. We can only imagine the difficult choice you have before you and hope you find the best option for you. We hope that you will consider us to adopt you

Lisa and Badger

Hello from Badger and Lisa! We are a loving couple living in the Bay Area and we are excited to begin our family through adoption. We can only imagine how difficult a time this must be for you, and

Becca and Eddie

Hello,

We are Eddie and Becca, thank you for reading our profile, we understand this can be an intimidating and emotionial journey and our hearts are with you.

We are a fun loving and energ

Hadar and Chad

Hello!

One of the most important and difficult ways to love someone is to be able to let go. We are so impressed with your loving and selfless plan to seek an open adoption for your child, and

Jim and Ben

Dear Birthmother,
We are Ben & Jim, a married couple in our early thirties. We have long dreamt of becoming first-time dads, and wholeheartedly believe that adoption would be an amazing gift

Katie and Robert

Hello!
We are Katie and Robert from San Francisco, California. Thank you for talking the time to “get to know us” in what we imagine must be a very difficult time for you. We have suc

Justin and Brent

Hello from Boston! We’re Justin & Brent and we appreciate you taking the time to read our profile. We’re a married couple in our 30s and are both very excited about becoming parents

Cecilia and Lawrence

Hello! We’re Cecilia and Lawrence, a happily married couple living in Sunnyvale, California. We are grateful for your interest in learning more about us. We understand your decision may be bo

Mellani and Dave

Hello, Thank you for considering adoption and for taking the time to read our profile. We’re looking forward to welcoming a baby into our lives and becoming parents through open adoption.&nbs

Chris and Tex

Hi! We're Chris (the husband) and Tex (the wife). We're happily married musicians who live in San Francisco, and we've been together for over 9 years, married for 3. We can't wait t

Scott and Katie

Hello!
We are Scott and Katie, in our mid 30’s and are from San Anselmo, which is located in Marin County, California.  Marin County is just right over the Golden Gate Bridge from San

Lisa and Zack

Thank you so much for looking at our profile! We are Lisa and Zack, a married couple in our mid-30’s living in the beautiful Bay Area in Northern California. We respect what a difficult decis

Josh and Jessica

Hola! We are Jessica and Josh. We know that considering placing your child for adoption must be a very difficult decision, and we are humbled by your courage as you explore options for your life an

David and Jenny

We are a happy and loving couple in our mid-thirties from San Jose, California. We are overjoyed to be adding another child to our family, and we are so thankful that you are considering an adoptio

Lori and Bill

Hello from the San Francisco Bay Area. We are Bill and Lori and we are looking forward to hearing from you and getting to learn more about you. We are honored that you are reading this letter to le

Blair and Jen

Hello! We are Blair and Jen from the gorgeous East Bay, 20 minutes from San Francisco.

Thank you for considering us as potential adoptive parents for your child. We recognize that this is likel

Namie and Paul

Hello!  Our names are Namie and Paul. Thank you for reading our letter and considering us as adoptive parents. You are probably going through a lot right now, and this is no doubt a stressful

Carmen and Jon

Thank you for taking the time to read our letter and considering us as adoptive parents. We have been married for 17 years and have a welcoming home in Santa Rosa, about 45 minutes north of San Fra

Andy and Jason

Hello (and Hola) from Berkeley, California! We’re Jason and Andy, and we’re so grateful you’ve taken a moment to get to know us. We’ve been happily together for over 16 year

Emily and John

Hi! We're John and Emily, a healthy, active couple in our 30's living in Dublin, California.

Thank you so much for taking the time to get to know us.  We hope our photo profile giv

Antoine and Bitania
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Hello! We are Antoine and Bitania and we want to thank you so much for considering adoption for your baby. We sincerely appreciate that your decision is not an easy one and as Christians, throughou

Lauren and Joe

We are Lauren and Joe, from San Jose California. Thank you for your interest in getting to know us. We look forward to getting to know you too. We are so thankful that you are considering this proc

Rey and Jovits

Hi! We are Rey and Jovits, from Danville, California, and we have been blessed.  We have so much love in our family that we wish to share it.  We wish to grow our family and raise a child

Greg and SueZann

Hi, we are Greg, Suezann, and, Alexa from Hercules, California.
We are excited to expand our family once again through adoption! We are honored and very thankful to have you read our letter. We r

Melinda and Scott

Thank you so much for reading our letter. We see adoption as an incredible gift, and we know it’s a big decision. We hope this gives you a sense of who we are and the kind of parents we&rsquo

Elke and Malcolm

Hello,

We are Elke and Malcolm from Gilroy, California. We are grateful you have chosen to read our letter.  We hope reading about our family, will help you to make this very important dec

Alexa and Maurice

Hello, welcome and thank you for reading our story - and maybe becoming part of it!
We are Alexa and Maurice – originally from Germany and today permanently settled and hoping to raise a fa

Erica and Zach

Thank you for taking the time to learn about our family. We want to acknowledge how difficult this decision may be for you and want you to know that we respect and admire your decision to consider

Kevin and Conor

Hi! We’re Kevin and Conor — two guys in love living in San Francisco, California. For both of us, becoming dads has always been a dream. Kevin used to teach kindergarten and is most loo

Dan and Catherine

Hi! We are Dan and Catherine from Mountain View, Ca. Thank you for taking a moment to get to know us a little bit. We are a caring and thoughtful couple excited about becoming parents.

We value