Thank you to our 2022 National Adoption Month donors

November was National Adoption Month, and HFS marked this annual celebration with the publication of our annual Gratitude Report and end-of-the-year solicitation.  Thank you to board member Elaine Tumonis who wrote the compelling letter that accompanied the 6-page Gratitude Report (Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022 Annual Report) that went out to over 1,300 of our…

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Donor of the Month: Ken Robbins

Thank you to Ken Robbins, our “donor of the month.”  We’re highlighting Ken, not only for his generosity to HFS during our National Adoption Month campaign, but for his generosity in donating his time and expertise through Raymond James, a financial services firm.  Because of Ken’s efforts, supporters of HFS can now make a gift…

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My HFS Connection

My connection to adoption is lifelong. My older sister is adopted, and it was such a normal thing in our family’s life that as a child, I remember thinking every family must have an adopted child in it. After our first son was born, my husband and I worked with HFS to adopt our second son, who has grown into a wonderful, mature, kind, intelligent, athletic, empathetic 23-year-old young man. 

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Make a Gift of Stocks to HFS

Donating stock instead of cash can be a smart way to express your generosity. You can donate long-term appreciated stock you’ve held for more than a year. Not only does your charity get to benefit from a valuable item, but you also get to claim the fair market value as an itemized deduction and avoid…

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The Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic Benefits HFS Programs

The Adoption Guild of Southern California celebrated their 60th annual tournament at the Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Tennis Classic over the Memorial Day Weekend and raised over $30,000 for programs at HFS. This 5-day event was hosted by Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach, with play also held at the Newport Beach Tennis Club, Mesa…

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Message from the Board President

Circle of Hope 2022 On behalf of the Board of Directors and Staff of HFS Adoption and Foster Care, thank you to all our supporters who participated in our “Circle of Hope Love Grows Here” online auction and in-person celebration on May 19th at the University Club in Pasadena. We are thrilled that you joined us to…

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