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HOOPLA! Adoption Awareness and Matching Event


  • Saturday, May 19th, 2018 9 a.m. – Saturday, May 19th, 2018 11 a.m.


Backcourt Hoops

5 West Olive Plaza
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18508

Event Phone

Phone: 570-351-9290


Sponsored by Diakon, SWAN and the Northeast Training Collaboration.  This is a FREE event for anyone considering adoption who has questions about the process and also for licensed families.

Older youth waiting for permanency will be on the court honing their basketball skills in a two hour basketball clinic.

Agencies will be there to answer questions and will have pictures and information about children in need of adoption.

Refreshments will be provided. LEARN MORE ABOUT ADOPTION! MEET YOUTH who are dreaming of finding their forever home! EXPERIENCE THE REWARD OF HELPING CHILDREN!

Questions?  Please contact Marian Kolcun @570-351-9290 or kolcunm@diakon.org

Please be aware there is a limited number of spots available for the youth participating in the clinic; child recruiters should register youth ASAP to ensure a reserved spot in the clinic. RSVP by clicking the link below.


Register HERE