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Walden, LGBT Families Celebrate Human Rights Campaign Foundation Award

January 14, 2016 – When Mac and Dustin McCurdy decided to start a family, they originally considered surrogacy before realizing they could provide a loving home to a child in foster care. As a same sex couple, they were thrilled to learn that Walden Family Services recently earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) All Children–All Families “Seal of Recognition” for its commitment to providing welcoming, culturally competent services for LGBT kids and families.

“Baby Daddy” Comedian Alec Mapa Talks Foster Adoption at Dec. 2 Event

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 30, 2015)—Father and comedian Alec Mapa will explore the joys and challenges of adopting a 5-year-old boy from foster care during a special performance at The Prado at Balboa Park for individuals and families interested in becoming foster and adoptive parents.

Foster Care, Adoption Agency Earns Live Well San Diego Designation

November 4, 2015 – When former foster youth Lacey Bowman graduated from Grossmont College earlier this year with a liberal arts degree, she became a role model—and a statistic. Bowman is among only 3 percent of former foster youth who graduate from college, and credits the emotional and financial support she received while in foster care with Walden Family Services for preparing her to pursue her education.

$125,000 Raised at Thirty-Nine & D’Vine to support Walden Family Services

October 13, 2015 – Walden Family Services raised $125,000 last week at Thirty-Nine & D’Vine, a fall dinner celebration and fundraiser at Pamplemousse Grille, to fund programs and services that support of foster and adoptive children and the families who love and care for them.

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