Don’t Miss Our Chili Cook-Off!
Please join us for a sizzling hot time on Saturday April 26th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: The 12th Annual SF Bay Chili Cook-Off for AASK! Come to a fun family event with kid friendly activities! Create and bring … Continue reading
Congratulations to the Salcedo-Fernandez family!
Last year Karen and Luz brought four children into their family – all siblings. Yesterday their adoption was finalized, and AASK staff members were delighted to join the family in celebrating this special occasion. We are so happy for them … Continue reading
Special 40th Anniversary Edition Newsletter!
Click here to enjoy our Fall 2013 newsletter, Special 40th Anniversary Edition!
Our 40th Anniversary Celebration Surpassed Our Wildest Dreams!!
Our 40th Anniversary Celebration on November 1st at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Jack London Square surpassed our wildest dreams! What an exciting and successful event! To kick off the evening, as well as National Adoption Month, AASK received two Resolutions … Continue reading
Interested in Becoming a Board Member?
Would you like to change the lives of children in foster care in California? Adopt A Special Kid is looking for people interested in being on the Board of Directors. If you’re interested, continue reading for more information and contact … Continue reading
AASK Recertified by Human Rights Campaign!
We are proud to say that, in 2013, AASK was one of the first agencies in the nation to be recertified by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation! In 2011 AASK was one of the first to be awarded the All … Continue reading
2014 DeBolt Scholarship Application Now Available!
If you were adopted after being in California foster care and are continuing your education, like our previous scholarship recipient shown here, Sharray Morales-Washington, you have a chance to win $2,000 or more! The application for the 2014 Dorothy and … Continue reading
Let Love Define Family!
Adopt A Special Kid and Raise A Child have joined together to find families interested in becoming adoptive parents. Take a few moments to read this story: here’s a great example of what happens in a loving family when two children … Continue reading
You Can Help! Encourage Congress!
Adopt a Special Kid needs your help in encouraging Congress to pass the Adoption Incentive Program Reauthorization. Please forward to friends and family so we can get this passed! You can write or call your U.S. Senator (find them here) and … Continue reading
Attachment Parenting, Part II to take place at AASK Office
We are looking forward to Adopt A Special Kid social worker Devon Rubin’s presentation, “Attachment Parenting, Part II” on Tuesday March 18, which will take place at the AASK office from 10am to noon. On Tuesday morning, February 11th, Devon presented … Continue reading
Help Save the Adoption Tax Credit!
ALERT – BREAKING NEWS Last Wednesday, February 26, David Camp, chair of the Ways and Means Committee, released his much anticipated tax reform proposal and it proposes eliminating the adoption tax credit. This news makes our advocacy efforts that much … Continue reading