Heart Gallery and Luncheon a Success!
Children Awaiting Parents Welcomes New Executive Director, Charles Reaves.
Tuesday, January 6th at 3pm EST: Online Match Event
Several CAP youth will be presented during an online match event through our partner, A Family for Every Child. Certified families can view the children's profiles and register to participate here: www.afamilyforeverychild.org/php/ViewMatchingEvent.php Tune to hear an indepth description of the children and what they need in a family. Their Wendy's Wonderful Kids Recruiter will be available to answer questions. Families will have a chance to submit their homestudy to be considered as an adoptive resource.
Monday, January 19, 2015: Chuck E Cheese Fundraiser (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Bring your family to Chuck E Cheese. If you mention you are there to raise money for CAP, a percentage of your purchase will be donated to us!
Both Rochester, NY locations (Henrietta: 1000 Hylan Dr. and Greece: 3130 West Ridge Rd.) are participating from 11am- 9pm. Print this flyer for free tokens.
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015: Waiting Teen Panel
Syracuse, NY. Come hear Western New York’s most resilient youth speak about what it’s like to spend their childhood in foster care. This is a teen panel where our youth will answer various questions, given by a moderator, about their experiences in care. Please register by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, May 1st, 2015: CAP's Kentucky Derby Event
More information to come about our first ever derby-style spring fundraiser! Keep your calendar free for a fun evening of big hats, mint juleps, a faux horse race and a chinese auction. All proceeds will benefit Children Awaiting Parents.
Saturday, June 6th, 2015: CAP Family Walk
Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, NY. Join CAP for our annual family walk to raise money for waiting youth. A day of family fun at the beach with children's activities, yoga and music.
Friday, October 16th: Food Truck Rodeo to benefit CAP
All entrance fees at the Food Truck Rodeo at the public market in downtown Rochester will benefit Children Awaiting Parents! Enjoy the popular event with tons of food vendors and live music while supporting CAP's waiting youth.
Friday, November 6th: CAP's Annual Heart Gallery Opening
Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY. View the beautiful photos of CAP's waiting youth and adoptive families displayed at the Strong Museum during our opening reception. Professional photographers volunteer their time to capture the unique personalities of children who are waiting to be adopted. The event is family friendly free to the public.
Adoption Information Meetings: Meet the 2nd and last Wednesday of every month
Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent?
Join Children Awaiting Parents & learn about the child waiting for you!
These meetings are free and typically last about an hour.
6:00 PM at the CAP office: 274 North Goodman St., Rochester, Ny 14607
Please RSVP by calling 585.232.5110
Council of Adoptive Parents Support Group meet the LAST Tuesday of every month at the CAP office
6:00 PM: 274 N. Goodman St., Rocheter, NY 14607 (Village Gate) - Please RSVP by calling 585.232.5110 - new families & their children are always welcome!
Children Awaiting Parents – In the News
Children Awaiting Parents Walk a Success Despite the Rain - Watch here
Children Awaiting Parents Walk Photo Contest "What Family Means to You" - Watch here
Children Awaiting Parents Launches 40th Anniversary Video - Watch here
Democrat and Chronicle | Children Awaiting Parents Adoption Group Hopes to Expand Role
A group founded here that has helped change the face of adoption throughout the United States is turning 40 and about to embark on a new venture. Read more
Democrat and Chronicle | Veronica Black, A Woman to Watch
Children Awaiting Parents Community Outreach Specialist, Veronica Black, featured in herRochester.com as a "Woman to Watch." Read more
Neotrope and Send2Press Adopt CAP
Children Awaiting Parents is proud to announce being adopted by Neotrope and Send2Press as their worthy charity program recipient. Read more
2014 - Annual Family Walk Fundraising Event
2014 - Mardi Gras - Photo
2013- Judge Wagner Heart Gallery opening
2013 - Family Walk & Zumba on the Beach
2013- PGA Championship Ticket Raffle
2013- Photo Challenge - "What Family Means to Me"
2013- A Toast to Spring Wine & Food Tasting - Photos
2012- ROC the Day - virtual fundraising event