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    Fabulous auction items

    Take a look at these items to be auctioned during our Lunar New Year gala on Feb. 20. In addition to the items being up for auction, we are offering the Best of the Best raffle. Guests can purchase raffle tickets for $150 each. Only 50 raffle tickets will be sold. The winner will be […]

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    A night to remember

    Dillon International’s Lunar New Year Celebration dinner is held each year in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on or near the Asian Lunar New Year holiday. The annual dinner is a major fundraising event and the proceeds benefit children served through the programs of Dillon International. Reservations are now open for the 2016 event! Reserve your place today! […]

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    Haiti reopens!

    Dillon has exciting news about the Haiti adoption program. It is reopening as of Jan. 15, and we hope that many children will continue to find families through this program. Dillon International has been placing children from Haiti with loving families since 1991. In 2014, as Haiti undertook the immense task of implementing Hague Convention […]

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    Haiti success story

    Q&A WITH LISA BUSHMAN Tell a little bit about your adoption journey. I’m a single mom who became involved with adoption following becoming a foster parent in 2001. My first three children were adopted through foster care. My 11-year-old came first at three days old and was adopted at age 2. My 14-year-old came next […]

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    First Vietnam arrival

    Larry and Wynne Loveless have been waiting for more than 8 years to be united with their new daughter, Joy. They wanted to adopt her before the Vietnam adoption program closed in 2008. They never forgot her and waited for the day the United States and Vietnam would re-establish the program. We are so happy […]

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    You did it!

    We are delighted to report that because of your support, our Forever Family Matching Campaign exceeded its goal! Your gifts to benefit Dillon International and the children and families we serve totaled $258,060. The matching grant was a gift from a Dillon family who welcomed home their lovely daughter in 1988 from South Korea. Launched […]

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    A Beautiful New Normal

    The night before we were set to get on a plane from Houston, Texas to Beijing, China I was filled with a deep sense of mourning. I know that is probably not the first sentence you were expecting to read on a post about adoption. It was the emotion no one told me about; the […]

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    Welcome home!

    Welcome home to some of our recent arrivals, who came home to their forever families in the last few months. Daily Family 1. Grayson Daily, son of Paul and Becky Daily of Texas (China) 1a. Family Selfie: Grayson Daily in the arms of his mom, Becky, along with his brothers and dad, Paul 1b: Grayson […]

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    Learning from Haiti

    Learning from others across the globe has always been a passion of mine. Understanding how others solve problems, empower people and serve is something that I have enjoyed when traveling on mission trips. I find that learning from others is how we make our own communities stronger. Whether those communities are within our families, our […]

  • 2016 webinar


    Our webinar will give you an overview of intercountry adoption. Each session lasts one hour and offers general information about the adoption process, programs we offer, needs of the children we serve, and requirements for families looking to adopt. This meeting is appropriate for anyone contemplating adoption, whether you’re just getting started or if you’re […]

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    Exciting India news!

    We have great news from the India adoption program. The changes amount to a more predictable process for all families and special consideration for Non-Resident Indian families. The new guidelines became effective August 1. Since the 2011 Indian adoption guidelines, there has been slow progress in finding families for children, so the Indian Central Authority […]

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    Birth search success

    It all started last summer with a craving for Korean food. That’s when Dillon adoptee Julie Evans dropped by an Asian eatery in Detroit and the Korean owner inquired about her heritage. Soon, she was sharing her story: How she, too, was Korean-born and had joined her adoptive family in rural Michigan at 5 months […]

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    Adoption Guide

    If you’re considering adoption, the Adoption Guide is the place to start. It contains country program information, family requirements and our agency policies. The latest version has just been uploaded, so we hope you’ll find the answers to many of your questions. Also, we encourage anyone thinking about adoption to attend one of our one-hour […]

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    Older child adoption

    I was recently talking with a family who is preparing for their adoption of a 14-year-old girl from Colombia. The mother shared with me that, whenever she tells others that their family is adopting a teen, she gets really strange looks from people. The only word they utter is, “Really?” but the look yells, “Are […]

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