Making a Difference, Leaving a Legacy

 

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6 in 10 people are touched by adoption

 

Improving the Quality of Life

Help us promote and support the millions of lives touched by adoption and foster care

 

The Power of Mentoring

Inspiring & Connecting the Next Generation

 

We All Have Mixed Roots

Discover Your Biological & Cultural Roots Today

 

SEARCH & REUNITE

Honoring & Recognizing Our Search Angels

 

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A LEGACY FOR THE ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE COMMUNITY

Our Mission

Rooted in Multiculturalism, We improve the quality of life by collaborating with individuals, businesses & organizations in the greater community to promote & support organizations, create awareness, and inspire future generations to achieve their dreams & goals through strategic outreach, multimedia, and innovative grant making programs including mentoring, DNA testing and unique scholarships & grants for the global multicultural adoption and foster care community & their families

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MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH
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~ THE ROOTS OF MIXED ROOTS OF WHERE IT ALL STARTED ~
(1995 – 2022)
~ Call for Applications for the Inaugural Mixed Roots High School Scholarship ~
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DISCOVER YOUR BIOLOGICAL & CULTURAL ROOTS

~ OFFICIALLY RELAUNCHING SOON ~

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We are Filling in the GAGP by Helping Adoptees & Their Families Discover Their Biological and Cultural Roots Through DNA Testing and Important Search & Reunion Resources

Be Inspired by Thomas’s Amazing Story and How He is Helping Other Korean Adoptees Find Their Roots
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A portion of each DNA test kit sold will benefit the Filling in the GAGP Fund

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Our Social Impact

By the Numbers
(2011 – 2022)

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Since its inception in 2011, We have Collaborated and Partnered with Over 180 Businesses and Community Organizations Nationwide

Since 2020, We Distributed (10) – $1,200 Dr. Joseph L. White Pioneering the Way Mentoring Scholarships for Education to Mentoring Scholars in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and New York

Sponsored Over 11,000 adopted, foster youth and their families to our Signature MLB Adoptee Night events in partnership with the LA Dodgers, SF Giants, MN Twins, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, and NY Yankees since 2012

Distributed over $10,500 since 2012 in Grant Awards to Volunteer Search Angels through Our Spokeo Search Angels Program in partnership with Spokeo under our Global Adoptee Genealogy Project (GAGP)

Distributed 150 Back to School Packets in 2020 through our Inaugural Back to School Halloween Giveaway to two Community Partners: Five Acres and Variety Boys and Girls Clubs that included Original Halloween Cover Artwork by our 8 Year Old Founding Jr. Ambassador, Madeline

In Response to COVID-19, Established in March 2020, The #FosterChallenge Emergency Fund was Founded and Distributed over $51,548 to 26 Community Partners serving Foster Youth Nationwide in partnership with Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind, and Fire and his charity Music is Unity Foundation

~ LAUNCHING MARCH 2022 ~
The Inaugural Mixed Roots High School Scholarship for Leadership in Education, Diversity and Community will award 2 – $1,000 Scholarships to Owatonna High School Seniors in Minnesota and ultimately will expand nationwide

Through the Global Adoptee Genealogy Project (GAGP)’s Filling in the GAGP Fund and the special longstanding partnership between 23andMe and Family Tree DNA since 2012, There has been an estimated of over 400 DNA Test Kits donated to those in need of discovering their biological and cultural roots through DNA with prioritizing adoptees and their families receiving these DNA test kits

~ LAUNCHING JULY 2022 ~
Through the Inaugural Alex Matthew Pettman Memorial Scholarship, 4 – $500 Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who have struggled with Mental Illness and Has the desire to further their education in Minnesota and will ultimately expand nationwide in partnership with NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness

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