The events listed below are either sponsored by MARE or by other organizations. MARE is not responsible for changes made to the event listings for other organizations. For each event, please note the sponsoring organization and appropriate contact to direct questions and comments. For any MARE event, please call 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or 1-800-882-1176 for more information.

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Families: please read "How to make the most of an adoption party" for tips on how to interact with waiting children at these events.

Waiting Families Matching Night
Wednesday, November 4th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 pm
DCF - Lawrence Regional Office

280 Merrimack Street, 2nd floor conference room Lawrence, MA 01843
(parking is available behind the building)

This event is open to any family that is currently attending MAPP,
completing homestudy, or waiting to be matched.
This event is intended for adults only. There will not be any waiting children present.

R.S.V.P. or 617-542-3678 x135
(leave a message to confirm your attendance).

Meet your Match in Westfield
Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club - South Broad Street, Westfield, MA 01085

Meet waiting children ages 8 and up or younger children part of a sibling group, and chat with social workers to learn about waiting children of all ages!

Participate in a wood working project with The Home Depot, a gymnastic and dance demonstration, arts and crafts, balloon creations and jewelry-making with waiting children and teens. Pizza will be served at 1pm.

This party is for in-process or already homestudied families

Click here for Families
Click here for Social Workers

MARE - Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. - 45 Franklin Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301
617-54-ADOPT (542-3678) – 1-800-882-1176 – Fax: 617-542-1006

MARE welcomes and serves all constituents without regard to an individual’s actual or perceived race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental ability, veteran status, domestic partnership or marital status. This policy also applies to employment practice, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, outside vendors, service clients, use of contractors and consultants, and dealings with the general public.

MARE is partially funded by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families – DCF
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