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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.  From the day we met, we have nurtured a relationship based on love, respect, support, and commitment to each other and our families.  We adopted our son Trent four years ago, and parenting has been the greatest journey that we have been on together, not ...

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Patrick and Michael

Hello, we are Patrick and Michael from San Mateo in Northern California. We have been together for 9 years. And we are Theatergoers! Patrick is a homemaker who will be a stay-at-home parent, and Michael works in Silicon Valley and from home part of the week. We know that you are experiencing a great deal and going through big decisions. If you choose the path of open adoption, we’d love to get to know you better ...

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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 the time to read our profile. We’re honored that you would consider us in the decision you are making, and we would love for you to know why it is so meaningful to us. Like many, we have always had a dream that we ...

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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 our senior year in college and married for more than 19 years. After college, we moved to New York City and lived there more than 25 years. We adopted our daughter Violet five years ...

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Bemi

Thank you for taking the time to learn about me as you consider adoption for your child. I can only imagine everything you are going through and admire your strength and courage in making such a difficult and loving decision. I have personally dreamt about being a parent for as long as I can remember so it is exciting to be at this point and to be able to look forward to  welcoming a child ...

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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. Although we’ve never been faced with a decision like the one in front of you, we hope to be as supportive as possible throughout this process. If you select our family to raise your baby, we promise to provide them with unconditional ...

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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 together, we’ve been blessed to share laughter, tears, and many great adventures. Most significantly, we’ve grown stronger together and as individuals. We are ready to share our blessings with a child.  As you read this, we hope you see a glimpse of ...

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Jeff and Mike

We are Mike and Jeff from San Francisco, CA. We are a couple in our 30s looking forward to starting a family. We have been together for over 8 years, and recently got married surrounded by family and friends. We are now looking to start our family and have Mike be a stay-at home dad. We can’t wait to share our love and our life with your child. We hope you learn a bit about ...

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Anjali and Bronwyn

Hello! We are Anjali and Bronwyn, a married couple in our early 30’s from Berkeley, California! We moved to California from Philadelphia almost two years ago. Anjali is a doctor who also does research, and Bronwyn is a nurse who works on projects to improve mental health care. Our ability to work from home and to set our own hours will allow us to be present and hands-on as first-time parents! We want to acknowledge ...

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Emilie and Anthony

Hello! We are Emilie and Anthony from Sacramento, CA. We are both doctors, married in our 30s, and we can’t wait to be parents! We welcome you into our life so that you might get to know us better. We imagine this letter finds you in the midst of many emotions about your pregnancy, so we wish you strength as you make this important decision. We feel honored that you are considering us as possible ...

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Jen and Tony

Hi, we’re Jen & Tony. We live in Oakland, California, where we love to be outside, running and drinking coffee in the sunshine on our deck. We spend most weekends at our second home in Lake Tahoe, skiing and hiking in the mountains. Tony will be a stay-at-home dad. Adoption runs in our family — Tony’s mom was adopted — and should you decide adoption is best for you and your baby, we’d love to welcome ...

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Sol & Pablo

Hello! We are Pablo & Sol. We are a young couple (35) with a 9-year-old boy. For the last 14+ years, we have been joyfully in love. We are thrilled to make our family bigger 🙂 We are from Argentina, but since 2014 we’ve lived in CA. Our future is here. Our promise is raising your baby surrounded by love and laughter. Your decision would give us the greatest gift imaginable. We appreciate the time you are taking ...

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Rebecca and Ernesto

Hello! Hola! We are Rebecca and Ernesto from San Juan Bautista, California. We are excited to start our family, and so grateful to you for giving us the opportunity to fulfill our dream of being parents. We are in our mid-thirties and we have been married for four years and together for eight. We know that you are making an incredibly difficult decision and we want you to feel confident that we will provide a loving home and ...

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Jeffrey and Clint

Hi there! We are Jeffrey, Clint and Trevor and we have made our home in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Trevor is 7 and was adopted at birth, and being his parents has been the greatest privilege we’ve ever been given. Having walked the path of adoption with Trevor, we respect all the thoughts, questions, and feelings you may be having as you consider adoption for your baby. And, as believers in open adoption, we ...

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Kim and David

Hello! We are David and Kimberly from Scotts Valley, California. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We are a fun couple that loves the outdoors and enjoys spending time with our family and friends. Healthy living, education and a happy home life are very important to us. We strive to experience life to the fullest and always love to learn new things. We look forward to building our family through adoption. ...

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Christine and Eric

Hello, We are Eric and Christine, Canadians who have settled in Emeryville, California. Emeryville is a small city just a short drive across the Bay Bridge to San Francisco. We are in our early 30's and excited to start a family through open adoption. Eric's career bought us to Emeryville in 2015. Eric has a flexible job where they value family and is only a 5 min drive from our home where Christine will be ...

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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 both difficult and emotional, and we truly appreciate and respect your courage. Thank you for considering us as potential parents to adopt your baby. We have always dreamed of having a family of our own. After trying to conceive and unsuccessful infertility treatments, we are hopeful ...

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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 our love and lives with a child.  We can’t wait to sing (Carolina) and play guitar (Mike) for the baby, to take hikes carrying the baby on our favorite trails, and to spend time playing and pointing out the birds and butterflies in ...

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Janna and Simon

Hello from Janna and Simon in San Francisco, California! We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to grow our family through open adoption and thank you for your courage and the love you are showing your baby. We admire you for considering adoption and would be grateful if you would consider us as possible parents for your child. We are very excited about welcoming a child into our lives and look forward to building ...

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Ruth

Hi, I’m Ruth from Oakland, 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 nothing I want more, and it is because of your courage and openness that it might someday happen. My extended family has given me a personal connection to adoption, so it means the world to me to build a family through open adoption. Luckily ...

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Sean and Paolo

Hello! We are Sean and Paolo from Palo Alto, CA. We hope this gives you a glimpse into our lives and the chance to learn a bit about us. We have been together for 6 years and married for a little over 2 years. Our equal partnership has strengthened us as individuals, yet complements us in marriage. Sean is originally from Virginia and Paolo is from the Philippines. California has been our home for the last 10 years ...

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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 marriage, we would love to start a family through open adoption. We have friends who adopted, and learned a lot from them about how they built relationships with their children’s birth parents, not to mention adapting to being first-time parents. Like ...

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Ben and Lydia

Hello! We are Ben and Lydia living in Noe Valley within San Francisco, CA. We met each other out of college in Florida, but when Lydia moved to the Czech Republic to teach English, Ben had to visit her. We fell in love during our busy backpacking trip through Austria, Hungary and the Czech! Our families are in Tennessee but we love California. We feel very fortunate to be included in your journey as you consider ...

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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 such respect for the choice you have made to explore your options, to decide what is best for your own future and that of your unborn child. We’re an active and social couple who enjoy spending lots of time outdoors, ...

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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 minute of being parents. He is an awesome kid and we are sure he will be a wonderful big brother.

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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 is diverse, with several other young families and easy access to several regional parks, where we enjoy lots of walks with our pup, Bandit. Our proximity to San Francisco also allows us to take full advantage of many diverse cultural events, including museums ...

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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 responsibility. After having difficulty conceiving, adoption was a natural choice for us. Russ was adopted at birth, and he reunited with his bio mom as an adult, so we might know a little about what you are going through. For Russ, ...

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Allegra and Mike

Hello! Hola! We are honored for the opportunity to introduce ourselves to you! We are both San Francisco Bay Area natives in our thirties who are overjoyed to be parents again. Allegra will be a stay-at-home Mommy (just as she was with our first) and Daddy Mike works ten minutes away in the same town where we live. We are a Christian practicing family and our family values are based on love, justice and peace. ...

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Megan and Patrick

Hello! We are Megan and Patrick and are excited to welcome home our first child through adoption. Our goal is to provide them with a loving and adventurous place to learn and grow. The courage you have as you consider this selfless and loving decision for your baby is truly inspiring. We will support you and your child with open and honest communication, and will work together to find a path that works well for ...

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Cheeto and Jessica

We are Jessica and Clodoaldo “Cheeto” and would be thrilled to meet you. We want you you to know that we deeply respect your courage and strength as you plan for your child’s future. We are both so excited to become parents and start our family. We would love to get to know you and hear about your dreams for the future.

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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 enjoy playing with the children in our lives and can’t wait to be parents ourselves. We value and appreciate your willingness to explore open adoption as you consider what is best for you and your baby.  We look forward to ...

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Janelle and Brent

Hi, there! We are Janelle and Brent from Castro Valley, CA. Both of us, being born and raised in beautiful California, are excited to raise a child here. We work so well as a strong team and anticipate connecting with you to join us on this adoption journey.

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Nate and Solana

Hello, we are excited about loving and nurturing your child and we hope you’ll consider us as a family for their growth in the world. We are a married couple in our late thirties living in and loving the vibrant, diverse community of Oakland, California. We are ready to grow our family and share our blessings with a daughter or son and look forward to learning about your journey.

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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 family in Oakland, California where Alexa will be a stay-at-home mommy. The decision that you are faced with is one of the most difficult we can imagine. Whatever the circumstances that have brought you to this point, we are grateful for ...

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Alyse and Jonathan

We’re Alyse and Jonathan, and we hope that we get a chance to meet you! We live in Oakland, California, we’re happily married, and we dream of raising a child together. We met at work and quickly realized that we’d (finally) found what we’d been looking for after so many years of searching. We share so many things in common, we enjoy every moment we have together, and most of all we love and enjoy our ...

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Jay and Staci

Hi! We’re Staci, Mabel & Jay. Family is very important to us, and adoption has always been a part of it. Mabel can’t wait to be a big sister! Our family believes in the healing power of a good cry and a good laugh. We tell a lot of jokes and like to give each other a hard time. It’s all in good fun! We admire you for considering to place your child for adoption and we look ...

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Karen

Hello, I’m Karen from Oakland, California. Thank you for taking the time to get to know a bit about me! I can imagine that you are at this place because you want the best for your child. To me, that is brave beyond words. I want you to know that I bring a strong commitment to you, and to open adoption as the way to create a family. I want to welcome you into my ...

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Meg and Laura

Hi! Our names are Meg and Laura. We’re in our early 30s and have been married for about 8 years. We’ve been living in San Francisco for 7 years, and we’ve come to call the Bay Area home. We love animals, the great outdoors, good food, and hanging out together. We’re a couple of self-proclaimed nerds who love to read and learn new things. We’ve always known that adoption was the right choice to start our ...

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Preeti and Nitin

Hello! We are Preeti and Nitin from the lovely San Francisco, Bay Area. We both feel fortunate and thankful to be living here. We have dreamed of sharing our love with a child in our life. A child who will grow up surrounded by family and friends, love and respect, adventure and learning, diverse culture and traditions. We both are multilingual and will raise your child to respect all people and the world we live ...

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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 later, we are ready to welcome a child into our home through an open adoption. We each have stable, secure careers that will allow us to be “stay at home” dads for much of the first year of our child’s life, and great ...

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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 parenting will be our life’s joy as we provide a loving Christian home and countless fun-loving memories. Jennifer looks forward to being a stay at home mom, and Brian’s job gives us stability and also flexible hours to spend together as a family.

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Chris and Leilani

Hello! We are Leilani and Chris from Danville, California. We want to begin by expressing how much we admire your courage as you consider adoption for your child. Having friends that have adopted, has helped us to understand and embrace the important role you will have in your child’s life, and we are honored you are considering us as adoptive parents to your child. We have a wonderful son Kai, and we pray that our ...

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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 center of the city, surrounded on all sides by parks, playgrounds, and loving neighbors. I work part-time from home and love being able to provide for my family while also being home to nurture and enjoy them. Motherhood ...

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Remy and Lina

Hola y hello from sunny East Oakland and from two women who are waiting to meet you! We are married, in our early 30s, more than ready to add to our family, and want to share our love by welcoming a child through open adoption. Thank you for considering us as parents for your baby. We hope that you will decide to become part of our chosen family!

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Micah and Amanda

Hello and thank you for checking out our profile! We are excited and honored to get to know you. We are a quirky, fun-loving couple in our 30s from Napa, CA. Micah is employed full time as a winemaker; Amanda is an artist, and plans on being a stay-at-home mom. We love children and are looking forward to starting our family through open adoption!

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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 and the life of your child. We too have been humbled by life as we have tried to build our family, and appreciate you considering us to parent your child through open adoption. Adoption has always been close to our ...

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Scott and Melinda

Thank you for reading about us. We know that for you to consider adoption, you’re showing dedication and care for your child’s future. For us, adoption has always been a part of our lives; if Mel’s great grandfather were not adopted, she wouldn’t be here today! We offer a life where our child develops a strong sense of self, is compassionate and open-minded. Please know we will love and nurture your child with all our hearts.

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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 energetic couple and are looking forward to being first time parents. We met in college and have been best friends ever since.  After trying to start our own family for a few years we are ready and excited to Adopt! Becca can't wait ...

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Kate and Abby

Hello! We are Abby and Kate from sunny Oakland, California. We are in our early thirties, have been together for nine years (married for five) and are very much looking forward to starting our family through adoption. Kate is a first grade teacher in Oakland and Abby is a work-at-home librarian for an online school. We sincerely hope that by reading our profile and viewing our photos you will see the love in our lives ...

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Drew + Chase

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to read through our profile, get to know who we are, and learn about a mutual dream we’ve held since our first date – starting a family. But before anything, we wanted to acknowledge and state how much we respect and admire your loving decision to consider open adoption for your child. We are Drew and Chase Jaz from Oakland, California. We are truly each other’s yin and yang ...

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Lucinda and Brian

Hi! How are you? Lucinda and Brian here. 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 involved. Choosing adoption as a plan in your life will likely affect many people: it creates a circle between you, your child and the adoptive family you choose. If our partnering ...

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Antoine and Bitania

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, throughout your decision making we hope and pray that God guides you towards the right parents for your child. We want to let you know what respect and admiration we have for you and we feel incredibly honored and blessed to ...

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Angela and Jeremy

Hello, thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We are Angela and Jeremy from San Francisco California. We are both very excited to start our family and have discussed adoption since early in our relationship. If a home filled with laughter, learning, and love, with both parents working from home, is your dream for your child, we would be honored to be considered by you! We hope to learn more about you ...

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Jason and Lauren

Hi! We are Lauren and Jason from Martinez, CA. We are so excited to become first time parents and expand our family through open adoption. We are honored to be considered as an adoptive family for your child and we hope that this letter will give you a chance to get to know us a little bit.  

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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. We know that this cannot be an easy decision to make based on just a few words and pictures and you have our utmost respect for considering this brave and loving choice. Hopefully as you explore our profile and get to know us ...

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Jim and Ben

Dear Birthmother, Hi!   We are Jim & Ben , a married couple in our early thirties and we’re so grateful that you’re taking the time to read about us. We live in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. We have long dreamt of becoming first-time dads, and believe that adoption would be an amazing gift in our lives. Thank you so much for taking the time to read our page and consider us. We truly admire your strength ...

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Metta & Martha

WE BELIEVE ADOPTION IS ONE OF THE  TRUEST ACTS OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. We deeply honor your journey and arrival at the decision to share part of your life with part of our lives. The truth is we think and talk about “You” a great deal in our household. Thank you for your strength and for taking the time to get to know us a little bit. We look forward to meeting you, to hearing your story and ...

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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 Jacqueline, whom we call Jax for short. We have tremendous respect for your decision to consider adoption. We appreciate you taking the time to read this letter and learn more about us and the dream we and big sister Jax share to expand our family.

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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 right now and wish I could pop out of this computer or phone and hug you. I would love to listen to your story and learn about your dreams for yourself and your child. I’d like to help those dreams be reached. I ...

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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 to explore adoption for your baby. We hope this gives you an opportunity to learn a little about us.  We are a very active and happy couple, and are excited about becoming first time parents!

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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 profile provides you with an introduction to us.  Our hope is to eventually have an opportunity to meet with you to get to know each other better.  If you choose us to be your child's adoptive parents, we will ...

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Cris & Robert

Hello! ¡Hola! Thank you for taking the time to read this. We’re a married couple from San José, California, and have been together for almost 16 years. Since we met, we’ve hoped to one day welcome a child into our lives. We admire you for your strength to consider open adoption for your baby. Your child will grow up in a home surrounded by art, cultural influences, and a steady stream of diverse music. We ...

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Kyle + Paul

Hi! We are Kyle and Paul from Redwood City, California. We’re in our mid-thirties, married, and have been together for over ten years. Since the beginning of our relationship, we’ve been excited about building our family through adoption. We’ve always believed that love, respect, and support make a family – not just genetics. This belief partially stemmed from Kyle’s early experience with his cousin, who was fostered and adopted by Kyle’s aunt. Kyle’s cousin is ...

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Courtney and Megan

Hi! We are Courtney and Megan from Oakland, CA. Thank you for taking the time to learn a little bit about us. We respect that this is a challenging decision for you to make, and admire your strength and courage. We are ready to start a family through an open adoption and are eager to share our family with you. We recognize that becoming parents is a big commitment and a lot of responsibility, but we have ...

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Brian and Kira

Hi! We’re Brian and Kira from sunny Santa Rosa, CA. Thank you for getting to know us. We are so grateful that you are considering adoption. We are so excited to share our lives and love with a baby, and this wouldn’t be possible without you. We have dreamed about becoming parents for a long time, and we are so happy to be creating our family through adoption. We can’t wait to enjoy nature, sports, travel, books, ...

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Antonette & James

Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to read our profile. We are Antonette & James from El Sobrante, CA about 30 minutes away from San Francisco. We have been married for five years. Our profile, we hope, gives you a glimpse of how much we love each other and how much love we have to give you and our future child!

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Elizabeth and Eric

Hello from Elizabeth, Eric, and Emilia Grace! Greetings from the San Francisco Bay Area! We are honored that you are reading our letter, and are in awe of your bravery in considering open adoption. As you contemplate your child’s future, we are eager to share with you some information about our loving home. We are excited about the possibility of completing our family through open adoption. We hope to have the chance to talk with you ...

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Jay and Ryan

Hello… We are Jay and Ryan and we believe that love makes a family. We live in beautiful San Francisco, and we are excited to start our own family through an open adoption. Ryan’s grandma was adopted and Jay’s best friends adopted two little ones. We feel humbled to keep this tradition going. We both come from loving parents that taught us the values of support, trust, love, service, diversity, hard work and respect. We want to ...

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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 Francisco. San Anselmo is a wonderful family oriented community, where Katie grew up. Scott also grew up in Marin County, just a few miles away in Greenbrae. Both our families still live in the area (even in the same houses we ...

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Sara

Hi, I’m Sara.  I’m a veterinarian living in San Jose, CA. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this letter to get to know me a little bit. I am looking forward to parenting for so many reasons. I loved my own childhood, and I want to provide a warm, safe and loving home for a child just as I had when I was growing up.

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Jackie and Charis

WARMEST GREETINGS IN THE HEART OF CALIFORNIA Hello! We are Jackie and Charis from Central Valley California. We appreciate you for considering us and would like to acknowledge your courage and generosity for entrusting us to build a family through open adoption. Becoming parents has been our lifelong dream and we look forward to the days of learning and growing together alongside our child. We want to take this opportunity to share a glimpse of our ...

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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 Francisco. We are very excited about the possibility of meeting you and sharing a common dream to give your child a safe and supportive environment to grow. We are committed to open adoption and maintaining a relationship with ...

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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 learn more about us. We imagine that this is a difficult decision for you and we want you to know that we appreciate you and your decision to look into open adoption.

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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 respect and admire your courage and willingness to consider adoption for your child. Thank you for considering us as potential parents for your baby. You are doing something for us that we cannot do for ourselves. The grace in that act ...

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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 adoption, and are grateful that you are considering us to be adoptive parents to your child. We would love to talk with you! Allwyn & Cecille

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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 you about our life! We’ve been married for (almost) 10 years and are eager to start our family through open adoption. Robbie (as his own boss) has a flexible work schedule and Erin (who runs her company out of our home) will be a ...

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Nicole & Chris

Welcome! We are Nicole and Chris from West Sacramento, California. We chose open adoption based on research and people we have spoken with, both adopted and adoptive parents. We hope choosing the parents for your child gives you peace of mind, and should you choose us we will welcome you into our home. We want you to have the opportunity to see the positive impact your decision has made on us and your child, to know ...

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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 time of so much change in your life, we can only imagine that this process of finding an adoptive family for yourself and your child must be overwhelming.  We hope together we can make this experience a little bit easier as we would love the opportunity to be parents.  This ...

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Caroline

I imagine that this is a difficult time for you, and I appreciate you taking the time to read about me. My name is Caroline, and I feel very prepared and excited about the prospect of open adoption. I have spent my entire career as a teacher, working with children of all ages, and I can’t wait to raise a child on my own.

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Anna and Todd

Hello, We’re Anna & Todd! We’re excited to adopt and raise a child and serious about creating a great home. We’re responsible and kid-ready: with life experience to know what we want, jobs that give us both financial security and time to devote to a child, and a really supportive family.

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Emily & John

Hi! We’re Emily and John, a healthy, active couple in our 30’s living in Dublin, CA. Thank you so much for taking the time to get to know us.  We hope our profile gives you an idea of what it’s like to be a part of our family. We have lots more to share and would love to get to know you too! Should you entrust us with the extraordinary gift of parenthood, we are committed to ...

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Nickolai and Keri

Hello/Hola! We are Nickolai and Keri from the Richmond Hills in the SF East Bay. We love that our diverse neighborhood means we can raise a family that reflects Nickolai’s Panamanian and Russian roots. Our child will grow up speaking both English and Spanish, learning about world cultures, and traveling to Panama, Colorado and the Midwest to visit family and exploring the US and abroad with us. We feel lucky to have found each other and ...

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Joel and Hermann

Hello, we are Joel & Hermann from the San Francisco Bay Area. We are excited about open adoption, as one of our best friends was openly adopted.

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Veronica and Kevin

Hi we are Veronica and Kevin, we are an Irish couple now living in Santa Clara, California. We are delighted to have the opportunity to introduce ourselves to you and are honored that you are considering us as adoptive parents. We have been married for ten years, and it has always been our dream to be parents. We cannot begin to understand the difficult decision that you are making but recognize your choice shows tremendous courage ...

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Lauren & Joe

Hi there, we’re Lauren and Joe. Before we get into who we are, we’d like to say how grateful we are that you are taking the time to get to know us. We are in our mid-thirties and live in Willow Glen, a neighborhood of San Jose, CA. Having a family is something both of us have always dreamed of, after years of unsuccessfully trying to have a child we are over the moon excited at ...

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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 open adoption for your child. We are Zach and Erica and we are happy to share with you a bit about us and our hopes to expand our family through open adoption. We have friends who have adopted and ...

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Kristen

Hello I’m Kristen from San Francisco, California. I very much respect and admire that you are considering open adoption for your child.  I can imagine that you have a lot to think about and appreciate you taking the time to learn about me.  I am beyond thrilled to start my family through open adoption. I have friends who have adopted or who are adopted, so adoption is part of my life and close to my ...

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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 we very much admire your courage in choosing adoption for your child. We have great compassion for your situation, and we trust whatever you decide to do it will be the best choice for both you ...

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Elke and Malcolm

Hello, We are Elke and Malcolm from Gilroy, California. We are grateful you have chosen to read our letter.  Our hope is that by reading about our family, you are better able to make this very important decision.  We realize that open adoption can mean many different things to many different people and we welcome the opportunity to explore open adoption with you.

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