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Spokeo Search Angels

Apr 10

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Search Angel Awards

by Vanessa • April 10, 2014

Spokeo Honors Dedicated Volunteers With Second Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards Together With Leaders from Adoption Organizations, Leading People Search EngineRecognizes Winners For Their Work Connecting Families Across the Nation Pasadena, Calif., April 10, 2014 - Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, […]

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Feb 03


by Vanessa • February 3, 2014

Call for Nominations Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families  PASADENA, Calif. (February 3, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, today announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Awards. Now in its second year, the program brings together leaders in the adoption, foster care and search […]

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Nov 19

Honoring Search Angels for National Adoption Month – Why We Need Search Angels (Video)

by Vanessa • November 19, 2013

A while back, we shared a video discussing what search angels are. As we continue to honor search angels and their work throughout National Adoption Month, we asked our search angels about why volunteers like them are needed. In this quick video, 2013 Spokeo Search Angel Award winners, Connie and Mary both share their thoughts […]

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Nov 06

Honoring Search Angels for National Adoption Month: A Reunion Story

by Vanessa • November 6, 2013

November is the official month-long recognition of adoption awareness in the U.S. with National Adoption Day taking place on November 23. Organizations nation-wide are doing their part to drive awareness about adoption- from promoting the adoption of children in waiting to publicizing resources for those in adopted families. At Spokeo, we’re about helping people reconnect and […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Aug 12

Spokeo Search Angel Reunions: A Birthmother’s Journey

by Vanessa • August 12, 2013

Spokeo Search Angel Award winner Mary Wilson helped Karen Erickson reunite with her son. Karen was kind enough to share her beautiful story with us…  My child was born in the Summer of Love, 1967. I was 17 years old and dependent on my single mother for support. Like most unwed mothers at that time, […]

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Jul 23

Spokeo Search Angel Reunion: Erika, Brandy and Rebecca

by Vanessa • July 23, 2013

One more time. That’s what Erika, told herself in the search for her sister. Her mother, Rebecca, had placed her first daughter for adoption at the age of 15 and Erika had made it her mission to find her sister. “As soon as I was old enough to be on a computer I was searching!” […]

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Jul 10

Spokeo Search Angel Spotlight: Connie Lynn Gray

by Vanessa • July 10, 2013

Known as “Texas Search Angel”, Connie was adopted from the Texas state foster care system at age nine and two weeks after turning 18, she petitioned the courts for her original birth certificate and was granted access. Within two years of obtaining her records, Connie had reunited with her sisters and her parents. She’s been […]

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May 11

A Mother’s Day Reunion: An Inspirational True Story

by Vanessa • May 11, 2013

Helen was only 15 years old in April of 1992 when she gave birth to a healthy baby boy. At the time she was living with her parents in the Cleveland, Ohio area and the baby was given up for adoption but she never forgot about that little boy. Meanwhile, one loving family had been […]

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May 01

Search Angel Spotlight: Priscilla Sharp

by Vanessa • May 1, 2013

With the recent introduction of our Search Angels program video on our community site  and the announcement about Spokeo’s Search Angel award and winners, we asked Priscilla Sharp, a member of the Spokeo Search Angels Advisory Committee, and a search angel herself, to share some thoughts about how to get involved and what searching on behalf […]

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Apr 25

Introducing: Spokeo Community

by Vanessa • April 25, 2013

If you’ve been a regular visitor of the Spokeo Blog, you’ve probably noticed a growing number of posts about our latest community efforts. From our Holiday Toy Drive, to the Spokeo Search Angel Awards and even our Coder Dojo computer programming workshop for kids, you can tell that Spokeo isn’t only committed to providing the […]

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