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ORGANIZATION: Gift of Adoption Fund

Jeremiah

Gift of Adoption Fund Board Member, NY Chapter
Voluntary Board position
Overview
Gift of Adoption Fund, a 501c3 national charity, has given away nearly $10MM to complete over 4000 adoptions. The Gift of Adoption Fund seeks to fill the void that separates a child from family through adoption completion grants, giving vulnerable children a permanent home and the chance to thrive. We do this-- in large part -- through our extensive Chapter network. In 24 states (and counting), the Gift of Adoption Fund seeks business and community leaders to join Chapter teams and grow our donor base through networking, awareness, and fundraising. No other charitable initiative delivers the transformational impact of adoption for such a small investment -- not just for the child served, but for generations following.

Opportunity
We are looking for Board Members who:
- Are passionate about children, family, and adoption.
- Are business leaders in their field, and connected to large personal and professional networks of philanthropically-minded people.
- Enjoy outreach, relationship management, development, fundraising, development, and communications.
- Are looking to leverage their network to create new partnership opportunities and increase the donor base of the Fund in NY.

This is a non-compensated, volunteer board opportunity. We ask our board members to serve 3-year terms. Board Members receive the reward of helping a child find their way to a permanent, loving home! If you would like to learn more, please reach out today to start a conversation.

Reach out to us today with the following information:

  1. Why are you interested in the Gift of Adoption?
  2. Where in the state are you located?
  3. What unique quality could you bring to our organization?

And please note that this is a volunteer, un-paid position. Our Board Members typically serve 3-year terms. Click the links below for more information!

https://www.giftofadoption.org
https://vimeo.com/giftofadoption
https://www.facebook.com/giftofadoptionfund/

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About Gift of Adoption Fund

Location:

1200 Shermer Road, Suite 111, Northbrook, IL 60062, US

Mission Statement

Gift of Adoption is a national charitable organization that inspires adoption by providing grants to help fund adoptions-- giving children permanent, loving families and the chance to thrive.

Description

We believe a child without a family is one of life's great tragedies because a child without a permanent home suffers. Orphanages and foster homes do not offer permanent solutions for the millions of children who need families. All children deserve the dignity and love that comes from being a part of a family. Gift of Adoption is committed to creating those families. Gift of Adoption is a national charitable organization that inspires adoption by providing grants to help fund adoptions-- giving children permanent, loving families and the chance to thrive.

Through Gift of Adoption, you can give time and donations to support adoption.

Even if you can't open your home, you can open your heart and transform the life of a child.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Can be located anywhere in the state of NYNew York City, NY 10022

(40.7594,-73.96978)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Networking
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 5 to 8 hours per month
  • 10+ years business experience, strong network, fundraising skills

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