When Julie and Jack met, she was principal at his school and he was bouncing around homes. They became family just before Mothers’ Day in 2019. Julie was adopted as a baby– she is proud to carry on the family tradition of adoption. With Julie, Jack gains a large extended family, tons of friends, and a support network that is deep and strong.
Longtime YGB Parent and Spokesperson, Joe Toles, is the proud father of seven sons! Joe Toles grew up in foster care and aged out of the system when he was 21 years old. Since then, he’s opened his heart and home to kids who would otherwise age out. He believes his role as a father is to make sure each of his sons have the tools they need to thrive.
There was a huge turnout of love and support on Haley’s big adoption day. All five of her new brothers and sisters showed up as well as aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her new big family has made it clear – they will come out in droves on her big days! Something to look forward to for a lifetime.