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  The Indiana Heart Gallery is a traveling photographic exhibit featuring children in foster care who need and deserve a safe and loving home. The gallery showcases remarkable professional portraits of and stories about foster children in Indiana – all of whom long for loving and safe homes. The dramatic photos put a face on a sometimes invisible need and remind families that adoption can change lives.

Below are a few of the children in the Heart Gallery Tour. Click on each image for more details. 

Everett    Greg and Michael    Helen   

The Indiana Heart Gallery was created by the Indiana Department of Child Services in 2007 as one way to help these incredible children share their stories and hope of joining a family and encourage families to adopt. Many of the foster children featured in the gallery are older or special needs children, minorities, or members of a sibling group. All are considered hard-to-place children. Our goal is to keep the Heart Gallery moving until all of the children are adopted!       

Heart Gallery Tour:

NORTH
   Date   Host Venue Location Time

 

EAST

 

WEST

 

 

 

 

CENTRAL

September 3-6

Whale of a Sale

Indiana State Fairgrounds
Ag/Hort Building
1202 East 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Sept. 3: Private Pre-Sale
•Volunteers Working 2+ Shifts: 3:30-8pm
•Volunteers: 4-8 p.m. 
•Consignors and their Guests: 5-8 p.m.
Sept. 4: Friends Pre-Sale Event
•$10 Pass Holders, 9am
•New Parents/New
Grandparents
Pre-Sale, 10:30am 
•Facebook Friends Pre-Sale, 2pm
•Open to Public, 4-8pm
Sept. 5: 9-1:30pm
Open to Public
Sept. 6: 9-2pm Half Price Day

September 8-22

Avondale Meadows
YMCA

3908 Meadows Drive
 Indianapolis, IN 46205

Monday-Friday, 6am-9pm
Saturday, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 12-4pm

September 29

Fishers Skyzone
Central Indiana
Family Event
Flier

10080 E 121st St #182
Fishers, IN 46037

5-7pm

SOUTH

 

To find out more about adopting a child or to host your own Gallery, call 1.888.25.ADOPT. The Heart Gallery's e-mail address is: IndianaHeartGallery@dcs.in.gov  You can also visit the Indiana Heart Gallery on Twitter and on Facebook.

Are you interested in adopting or learning more about the process? Click here.

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