BBB Reliability Report for
The Adoption Exchange
|Name:||The Adoption Exchange|
|Address:||14232 E Evans Ave |
|Aurora, CO 80014-1432|
|Report Creation Date:||April 26, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||June 1, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||March 1983|
|Principal:||Ms. Lauren Arnold, Executive Director|
|Customer Contact:||Ms. Lauren Arnold, Executive Director - (303) 755-4756|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Children & Youth|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
Additional DBA Names
Mission: The Adoption Exchange provides the connection between children who wait and families who adopt.
This organization is classified as a national charity in our database. Please contact the Wise Giving Alliance below for information regarding the organization.
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AE recruits families for children who have survived abuse and neglect, supports adoptive families through various phases of the adoption process, and trains child welfare professionals. Furthermore, AE processes inquiries about children in foster care and channels those inquiries to the children's caseworkers. The organization also maintains a website that includes profiles of children waiting to be adopted. AE maintains a national training presence, and connects children in eight member states (Colorado, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming) with American families living in the U.S. and abroad.
All charitable organizations soliciting contributions in Colorado -- with a few specific exceptions listed in the Charitable Solicitations Act at 6-16-104(6)(a)-(c), C.R.S. -- must submit an initial registration statement with the Secretary of State and receive a registration number. After the initial registration, annual registration statements must be renewed each year by the 5th day of the fifth month after the close of the organizationâ€™s fiscal year. In addition, all solicitation campaigns utilizing paid solicitors as defined at 6-16-103(7), C.R.S. must be listed on separate Solicitation Notices, which should be filed online by the paid solicitor.
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