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Upcoming Events 

Friday November 7th, 2014: Regina Calcaterra Luncheon and Heart Gallery Reception

CAP invites you to hear foster care survivor, author of "Etched in Sand", and now successful New York State Attorney, Regina Calcaterra's inspiring story in celebration of National Adoption Month.

12:00pm- Luncheon at the Chatterbox Club ($50pp) Featuring keynote speaker: Regina Calcaterra. RSVP here or call David at 585-232-5110.

6:30pm- Meet & Greet Reception at The Strong National Museum of Play (1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY 14607)

7:00pm- Judge Wagner Heart Gallery at The Strong National Museum of Play (1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY 14607) RSVP here or call David at 585-232-5110.


Adoption Information Meetings with the City of Rochester: Meet the last Wednesday of every month


Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent? 
Join Children Awaiting Parents  & learn about the child waiting for you!

These meetings are free and typically last about an hour. 

Edgeton Community Center - date in June TBA

Wednesday, September 24th at 6pm
David F. Gantt Community Center

Wednesday, October 29th at 6pm
Danforth Community Center 

Council of Adoptive Parents Support Group meet the LAST Tuesday of every month at the CAP office at 6:00 PM: 274 N. Goodman St., Rocheter, NY 14607 (Village Gate) - Please RSVP by calling 585.232.5110 - new families & their children are always welcome!

CAP Adoption Informational Meetings: The second Wednesday of every monthat 6:00 PM at the CAP office

Children Awaiting Parents – In the News
Children Awaiting Parents Launches 40th Anniversary Video - Watch here

Democrat and Chronicle | Children Awaiting Parents Adoption Group Hopes to Expand Role

A group founded here that has helped change the face of adoption throughout the United States is turning 40 and about to embark on a new venture. Read more
Democrat and Chronicle | Veronica Black, A Woman to Watch
Children Awaiting Parents Community Outreach Specialist, Veronica Black, featured in herRochester.com as a "Woman to Watch." Read more

Past Events

2013 Family Walk & Zumba on the Beach

2013 A Toast to Spring Wine Tasting
- Photos by Phil Watkins

2012- ROC the Day - virtual fundraising event

2012- Heart Gallery Exhibit Grand Opening at The Strong National Museum of Play - Photos

2012 Family Walk and Zumba on the Beach presented by the Rochester Athletic Club

3RD Party

Dr.'s Inn and Firehouse Saloon Annual Bowling Tournament

2S Films Event - Photos

Film Producer, Hilary Swank hosts shopping benefit for Children Awaiting Parents

ROC City Roller Derby

2012 Start Your Cellar Night

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