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As a member, you will be able to
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A few benefits of membership include:

  • Opportunities to network and form friendships.
  • Opportunities for our children to get to know each other.
  • Opportunities to share resources and helpful hints.
  • Subscription to Family Focus, our national quarterly magazine with such regular features as:
Focus on Waiting Families; Focus on Health and Development; Focus on Culture and Heritage; New Arrivals and Family Album Photos; and so much more.
  • Subscription to FRUA-Austin quarterly newsletter.
  • Discounts on events, conferences, and culture camps.
  • Discounts on books and merchandise.
  • Invitations to local informational meetings designed to assist families with the challenges of raising internationally adopted children today.
  • Inclusion in all mailings and notices, including national and regional activities.
  • Eligibility in our Grow Bag and Lending Locker programs for traveling families.
  • Priority access to Orphanage Survey information and contact with families who have traveled to your child’s region.
  • Helping waiting families set realistic expectations and assist with the transition to home through education, publications and networking.
  • Helping veteran parents sort through the road map that is parenthood, how to face challenges, and how to help our children reach their potential.
  • Access to the FRUA library.




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Last updated January 2012