IL Adoption Agency hopes to raise $125,000 before 100th anniversary

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EVANSTON, Ill., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nonprofit supporters across the country will meet online at Tuesday, November 29, 2022, for Giving Tuesday, a national giving day after Cyber ​​Monday. The Cradle, a non-profit adoption agency serving Illinois and Indiana, will join the movement through their online donation site, Giving Tuesday takes place during Adoption Awareness Month (November). For The Cradle, this year’s giving season also precedes an incredible milestone: the nonprofit celebrates its centenary in 2023.

“It’s such a special time for The Cradle as we celebrate our first 100 years of impact and enter our second century of service,” said Jason Friedman, President and CEO of The Cradle. “Our growing community of supporters is a common thread connecting our rich heritage of adoption services and the new ways The Cradle aims to become even more valuable to children, families and the wider community.”

The Cradle hopes to raise $125,000 donation this Tuesday to support her ongoing efforts to build families through adoption, support families through life’s challenges, and strengthen communities through education.

“We look forward to celebrating our national network of families who have been touched by adoption,” said Rachel J. Solomon, Associate Director of Development at The Cradle. “We hope to receive donations from all 50 states.”

Solomon says matching donations will be available for The Cradle on Giving Tuesday with themed challenges throughout the day. Donors can double the impact of their donations during these challenges, with $27,000 available as matching funds for The Cradle. In a special 100e Birthday challenge, every $100 the donation made on Giving Tuesday will be matched dollar for dollar to celebrate the nonprofit’s upcoming centennial.


DONATE ONLINE: Visit The Cradle’s Giving Tuesday donation site at November 29 at

ABOUT THE CRADLE: The Cradle is a licensed non-profit adoption agency that provides adoption services, counseling and educational support. Since opening in 1923, The Cradle has facilitated over 16,000 domestic and international adoptions and has been at the forefront of open adoption, African American infant adoption, and LGBTQ+ placements. The Cradle is the only adoption agency in the country with an on-site crèche. Learn more about or call 847-475-5800.

SOURCE The Cradle Company

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