First, Thank You to the YMCA volunteers donating the most valuable thing they have to give, their time.

Week after week I see special needs children getting a chance to shoot hoops & walk treadmills because these kind & generous people donate their Saturday to bring children who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in all the fun things at the Y.

You are truly the best citizens our community can hope for.

A different kind of shout out to Mitch Daniels (Indiana’s Governor) for Terminating the state adoption subsidies to 500 families that adopted special needs children based on the state’s promise of transportation & other specialized needs help these children lead more normal lives.

What a cruel & possibly illegal act.

I met with adoptive families in Indiana a few months ago & don’t understand why a class action lawsuit has not graced this state’s heartless & hypocritical legislature.  Could they even be sued personally by the children & families that executed adoptions based on existing legal documents?

This was a direct promise from the state to lower & middle income families that have put their future on the line because they saw a great need abandoned children (wards of the state) were facing because of mental or physical health issues and parental neglect & abuse .

What a cruel & potentially illegal act to break that promise.

Call Mitch Daniels  317-232-4567 & James Payne 317.234.139 & ask them if they can imagine what it’s like to be a 12 year old adopted child with disabilities knowing that you are a burden to your adopted family because the state redirected funds promised your new family for your education, transportation, & well being.

 

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