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Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

2015 Spokeo Search Angel Awards Honor Three Devoted Volunteers

Written by July 21, 2015

Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Search Angels For Their Efforts In Reconnecting Adult Adoptees and Their Families Nationwide Pasadena, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced three honorees for the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Kimberley…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Reunions, Spokeo Search Angels

SPOKEO ANNOUNCES 2015 SEARCH ANGEL AWARD NOMINATIONS AT THE 36th AMERICAN ADOPTION CONGRESS INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Written by March 26, 2015

Nominations Are Now Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families PASADENA, Calif. (March 26, 2015) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, has launched the call for 2015 Spokeo Search Angel Award nominations. For the third year in a row, the program is recognizing and rewarding the search angels who donate their time,…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Video: 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Award Winners

Written by May 5, 2014

On April 10, in San Francisco, Spokeo and the members of the Spokeo Search Angel advisory committee announced the winners of the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel awards. Over the last few weeks, we’ve gotten to know these ladies and are inspired by their commitment daily. We’re excited to introduce them to you today!! Please meet…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Search Angel Awards

Written by April 10, 2014

Spokeo Honors Dedicated Volunteers With Second Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards Together With Leaders from Adoption Organizations, Leading People Search EngineRecognizes Winners For Their Work Connecting Families Across the Nation Pasadena, Calif., April 10, 2014 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations,…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

SPOKEO KICKS OFF 2014 ADOPTION SEARCH ANGEL AWARDS

Written by February 3, 2014

Call for Nominations Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families  PASADENA, Calif. (February 3, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, today announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Awards. Now in its second year, the program brings together leaders in the adoption, foster care and search…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Honoring Search Angels for National Adoption Month – Why We Need Search Angels (Video)

Written by November 19, 2013

A while back, we shared a video discussing what search angels are. As we continue to honor search angels and their work throughout National Adoption Month, we asked our search angels about why volunteers like them are needed. In this quick video, 2013 Spokeo Search Angel Award winners, Connie and Mary both share their thoughts…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Honoring Search Angels for National Adoption Month: A Reunion Story

Written by November 6, 2013

November is the official month-long recognition of adoption awareness in the U.S. with National Adoption Day taking place on November 23. Organizations nation-wide are doing their part to drive awareness about adoption- from promoting the adoption of children in waiting to publicizing resources for those in adopted families. At Spokeo, we’re about helping people reconnect and…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Spokeo Search Angel Reunions: A Birthmother’s Journey

Written by August 12, 2013

Spokeo Search Angel Award winner Mary Wilson helped Karen Erickson reunite with her son. Karen was kind enough to share her beautiful story with us…  My child was born in the Summer of Love, 1967. I was 17 years old and dependent on my single mother for support. Like most unwed mothers at that time,…
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Spokeo Search Angel Reunion: Erika, Brandy and Rebecca

Written by July 23, 2013

One more time. That’s what Erika, told herself in the search for her sister. Her mother, Rebecca, had placed her first daughter for adoption at the age of 15 and Erika had made it her mission to find her sister. “As soon as I was old enough to be on a computer I was searching!”…
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