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At On Your Feet Foundation, we honor the choice a birthparent has made to place their child for adoption; we empower our clients by helping them set and meet individual goals, connecting them with resources, services and a community of other birthparents; and we educate others to respect the decision made by birthparents to place their child for adoption.

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  • Retreats held since 2005


  • Grants Awarded in 2019


  • Dollars Awarded since 2015


  • Clients served in 2019


News & Notes

You can give the most lovely Valentine’s Day gift by giving back to your community. Check out 14 altruistic ways to celebrate this special day.

Save the Date for Gather 2020!

Saturday, May 9th at the Evanston Art Center

Sponsorship deadline is Monday, March 2 to be included in promotional materials. For more information, please contact Rikki Ray at

Post-Placement support is key to helping birthparents get back on their feet following placement. Here are 5 tips from birthparents on how you can help.