When Arizona Children placed in out-of-home care are not able to safely
return home due to neglect, abandonment, or abuse, an adoptive family is sought.
The Heart Gallery heightens the visibility of some of the state's most vulnerable boys and girls by using
the power of photography to capture their unique spirits and stories. The profiles featured here
on the website are also displayed in exhibits in churches, airports and malls,
all with the purpose of connecting these children with forever families.
Make a Difference at a Heart Gallery Event
A Heart Gallery Event is a fun, no-pressure day, where the children get pampered and have their pictures taken and the creation of their gallery profiles begins.
If you're interested in volunteering to take photos, style the kids, capture bios or act as a guide for the children at an event, please contact us to get involved.
Awaiting a Forever Home
More than 70 percent of the children who are free for adoption are adopted by their relatives or foster parents. For the remainder, special recruitment efforts like the Heart Gallery are used to connect them with a forever family.
The children featured in the Heart Gallery represent all ethnic groups and range from toddlers to teenagers. Some have special behavioral or medical needs, some are without siblings, and others are in groups of siblings.
Adoption Success Stories
A Pit Stop: How volunteerism led to adoption... twice
Tons of Teens: How the Crane family grew, and grew, and grew!
A Dream Come True: Read Leon's Adoption Story