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Today we are witnessing a growing need for homes for children in foster care. According to the US Health and Human Services’ National Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, the number of children in foster care who are waiting to be adopted is on rise – from 108,189 children in 2014 to 111,820 children in 2015. Though 50,000 children are adopted each year, more than 250,000 children enter the foster care system also annually.  Tragically, about 20,000 young people age-out of the system each year without being adopted.

Our national network of supporters care deeply about the welfare of children growing up in the foster care system. Our supporters give gifts to AEA on an annual or reoccurring basis to ensure all children have the very best possibility of being adopted and their adoptive families have the support they need during and after the adoption process. Through monetary and in-kind contributions, these generous individuals and businesses ensure AEA programs continue to address the educational needs of adoption professionals so that every child who waits in foster care has the best chance of being adopted by a loving family.

If you wish to discuss your investment in AEA directly with our CEO, please click here to schedule an appointment. 

Collaborators ($5,000 - $9,999) -- 


 The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation


Supporters ($2,500 - $4,999) -- 


 Partners ($500 - $2,499) -- 

Kelly Katsnelson

Ernesto Loperena 

Jill Sung


Allies ($100 - $499) --  

Darlene Allen

Janice Goldwater

Joseph Haynes

Thomas Koenig

Phillip Lewis 

Brian Patz

Anthony Perrin 

Heidi Raubenolt

Bob Rooks

Delores Rubin

Thai Trower 

Lisa and John Woodley

Friends (up to $99) --

David Atherton

April Brown

Oriana Carey

Chris Compton

Sondra Draper

Lisa Funaro

Teri Little

Maria Quintanilla

Melody Roe

Chauncey Strong

Dixie Van De Flier

Jacqueline Wilson


AEA's National Adoption Taskforce --