Success Stories

The Emery Family

The Emery Family

Throughout National Adoption Month we've highlighted some of our incredible adoptive families! The Emery Family has adopted 4 siblings at different times that have had their own medical challenges. Jerry and Belinda were there every step of the way for their children through every circumstance.

 

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Dibrango Family

Dibrango Family

Meet the Dibrango Family! Kimberly and Joellen are both teachers and have always had a heart to help kids. When they were online, they saw one of our 13-year old teen girls available for adoption and realized that they knew her! It didn't take long for them to make the decision that they had room in their heart and home to give the gift of a family to a teen!

 

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Adoption Day

Adoption Day

Yesterday, the Polk County Courthouse was full of families, friends, kids and our adoption teams to celebrate our families who finalized their adoptions! We love getting to celebrate these beautiful milestones for our children and families!

Congratulations to the Boarman, Romero and White families!

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The Banse Family

The Banse Family

In March 2022, the Banse Family welcomed a brother and sister, ages 7 and 8, to their family and providing their forever home! They surrounded the children with love, support and telling them "you are good enough and we want you." The children are now thriving in their adoptive home and have made many gains.

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The United Way partnerships with Heartland are built on trust and a shared vision of a stronger central Florida. Heartland leadership consistently delivers more than expected and motivates others to do the same.