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Swell Hearts

Empowered to be kind, have courage, and pay love forward.

The mission of Swell Forever can be shortened to one word. Heart. It drives us to make beautiful, meaningful, timeless and treasured gifts. It pushes us to seek out ways to spread love and joy where it is needed the most.

Forever Blankets® are thoughtful and sincere gifts to lift someone up through the hardest times in life. They represent warmth, comfort and security. While you wrap someone in a blanket from our shop to show your love and compassion for them, we make sure to spread that love to children in desperate need of joy in their own lives. From supporting children in foster care, to helping adoptive families financially, and working to raise awareness and support for families facing unimaginable grief from infant and pregnancy loss, we have committed to making sure hearts are touched by each order placed. Have a friend facing a tough fight with cancer or other illness? Know someone who has lost a dear person in their life? Let us help you make them a gift that wraps them in hope, peace and most of all, love.

Foster Swell Fund for Kids in Care

Foster Swell Fund for Kids in Care

The "A" family adopted three siblings from foster care in 2015! We have always looked for ways to support the fostering community. Obviously not everyone is equipped or able to be a foster parent; however, we believe that ever...

Swell Forever Adoption Grants

Swell Forever Adoption Grants

Swell Forever™ was created with the goal of raising awareness and providing funds to help improve the chances of waiting children who need to find a Forever Family. All of our products are designed with a contribution margin...

Our Heart: Supporting Adoption

Our Heart: Supporting Adoption

We often think in a wealthy country such as ours that there are no orphans. When we do think about adoption, most of us automatically assume we are speaking of private infant adoption. While Swell Forever™ wants to support...

A Swell Mama's Birth Story: All Natural

A Swell Mama's Birth Story: All Natural

Empowering Your Pregnancy Colton's Birth Story So, most of my friends know that I read and research EVERYTHING.  I turn to google for everything and keep a running list of things I need to look up.  When we found out I was preg...

When Women Come Together For Mothers in Need

When Women Come Together For Mothers in Need

If I am being completely honest, I felt very overwhelmed the day of this event. The night before I took my baby to the ER for a high fever and hours of crying. I returned late to wake up to another sick child and was short on c...

Diaper Need + What We're Doing About It

Diaper Need + What We're Doing About It

Diaper Need at Home & Abroad - What Does it Mean? "When a child is left in a dirty diaper all day, this not only affects their immediate health but their well being in the future. Insufficient diaper supply is linked to phy...

Foster Swell: 2016 Wrap Up Part 2

Foster Swell: 2016 Wrap Up Part 2

Swell Adoption Fund: 2016 Wrap Up: Part 2 We are continuing to highlight some of the beautiful and deserving families who have received grants this year. Melissa Melissa has been fostering her daughter since she was 3 days old...

Foster Swell: 2016 Wrap Up Part 1

Foster Swell: 2016 Wrap Up Part 1

Swell Adoption Fund: 2016 Wrap Up: Part 1 As 2016 comes to a close, we are celebrating the creation and success of Foster Swell this year. Since the launch of Foster Swell in June, we have been able to award grants to 16 famil...

Swell Adoption Fund: Truly A Dream Come True

Swell Adoption Fund: Truly A Dream Come True

Amanda Hatcher shares her story about her and her husband's adoption journey, they began when they both had a similar dream about their future son. Our adoption story begins with a dream - Literally. Three years ago Joe was i...

Sharing the Dream of Adoption

Sharing the Dream of Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: 2016: Sharing the Dream of Adoption Melissa and Matt Thomas both knew they wants to adopt before they met each other. Early in their relationship they were excited learn that they shared this dream! We ...

The Beautiful Gift of Adoption

The Beautiful Gift of Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: Fall 2016 The Beautiful Gift of Adoption Bryan and Rachel Wendel are excited at the opportunity to adopt a second child and grow their family. They share how adoption has been a beautiful gift for their w...

Bringing Home Baby From India

Bringing Home Baby From India

Swell Adoption Fund: September 2016 A Special Needs Adoption in India Ms. Caroline Seeberger is excited to share the story of her journey to become a new mom through special needs adoption in India. I have invested a great de...

Our Calling to be a Family For Children Who Have Lost Theirs

Our Calling to be a Family For Children Who Have Lost Theirs

Swell Adoption Fund: September 2016 A Family For Children Who Have Lost Theirs We are Brian and Amy Shaw of Wauseon, Ohio. We have been blessed to be married more than 19 years. We love the Lord Jesus with all our hearts and a...

Baby Loss, Foster Care + Adoption

Baby Loss, Foster Care + Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: September 2016 The M Family's Travels From NICU to Foster Care and Finally Adoption My husband, Michael, and I were your typical high school sweethearts.  We started dating in ninth grade, wer...

Waiting for the Call: A South Korean Adoption

Waiting for the Call: A South Korean Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: September 2016 Adopting from South Korea Hi! We are Zach & Hannah. We are so excited to be adding a child to our family through adoption from South Korea! We started dating when we were 18 and 19 years...

A Heart For Down Syndrome

A Heart For Down Syndrome

Swell Adoption Fund: August 2016 The M Family's Heart for a Child with Down Syndrome  We are the Meredith family. Andrew and I (Diana) have been married for 6 years and we have two biological children. Audrey is our oldest at 4...

The G Family is Adopting

The G Family is Adopting

Swell Adoption Fund: July 2016 Building a Family Through Adoption Hey, we are Manuel and Michelle!  We were first led to adoption about 2 1/2 years ago. Manuel brought it up to me when we began looking into seeing an ...

A China Adoption Love Story

A China Adoption Love Story

Swell Adoption Fund: July 2016 The B Family's Heart for International Adoption When I was 14, I went on my first international missions trip to Guatemala. On that trip, I spent some time working at an orphanage.  The ti...

A Swell Birth Story: Evey Lyn

A Swell Birth Story: Evey Lyn

A Swell Addition: Evey Lyn, May 12, 2016 Thank you so much to our fans and customers for patience while we welcomed our newest daughter to the family in May. Six weeks out and it is still a transition running a business and t...

Local Adoption in Atlanta

Local Adoption in Atlanta

Swell Adoption Fund: June 2016 An Atlanta Family Adoption "There is something so undeniable and irresistibly beautiful about adoption - of opening your arms, your life, and your forever to the ones who are without arms to hol...

Because of Hope: Ava's Adoption

Because of Hope: Ava's Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: June 2016 Meet Ava, a Newly Adopted Beauty from China. Once upon a time, our little family of four doubled when we added four more. They changed everything about how we look at love, hope, and family. It ...

Introducing Worthdays for Children in Foster Care

Introducing Worthdays for Children in Foster Care

Foster Care Awareness Month in May And we are celebrating by donating a portion of this month's Foster Swell Fund for children in foster care to Worthdays! This brand new organization is dedicated to helping ensure children ar...

A South Korean Adoption

A South Korean Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund: May 2016 Meet the W's! We are in the process of adopting a sixteen month old baby boy from South Korea.  This will be our first child, and we are so excited to become parents!  God undeniably opened our...

The Magnetts are Adopting

The Magnetts are Adopting

Swell Adoption Fund: April 2016 Hi, we are Tom & Tori Magnett. Adoption is such a beautiful word. Adoption to us means love, dedication, and courage.  Love because it is the most loving act a person could do.  Dedication, ...

Gideon's Adoption Story

Gideon's Adoption Story

Swell Adoption Fund: April 2016 We are Craig, Ellen, Isaiah, Naomi and Lydia Lauer. Two and a half months ago we brought our 2 year old son home from China. This is his story. God started laying orphan care and adoption on ou...

Adopting Again: The Bentons

Adopting Again: The Bentons

Swell Adoption Fund: March 2016 Antonio is a medical technician and was pseudo adopted himself as several loving families took him in as a youth and allowed him to see a different side of life. A side vastly different tha...

The Call to Adopt: The M Family

The Call to Adopt: The M Family

Swell Adoption Fund: February 2016 Hello! We are Charlie, Jenny, and Noah. We are on an adventure to grow our family. Our story begins just over 8 years ago. Thanks to a bowling alley, a birthday party, and God’s plan for our ...

Swell Adoption Fund Families: Where Are They Now?

Swell Adoption Fund Families: Where Are They Now?

I just want to say a HUGE thank you to our customers. You have helped make not only our family's dreams come to fruition but also helped us bring together so many beautiful families and fill so many aching hearts this past year...

Help Needed! Send a Card.

Help Needed! Send a Card.

A Teen Boy Needs Your Love  What better opportunity than the chance to add a little sprinkle of kindness to someone's life. We have learned of a seventeen year old teen boy who has recently entered foster care with one of our F...

All We Want For Christmas

All We Want For Christmas

Swell Adoption Fund: December 2015  Hello, we are Brad & Kendra and we’re dreaming of a NOISY Christmas! The paperwork is in, the nursery is put together and now all we need is a baby to join our home. We could get a call a...

Adopting Again: John & Caroline's Story

Adopting Again: John & Caroline's Story

Swell Adoption Fund: November 2015 We are John and Caroline, and this is our story. We met during our sophomore year of college and we knew very quickly that we would eventually get married. Three years later, we did just that ...

The Beauty of the Rainbow Baby

The Beauty of the Rainbow Baby

As told by Marisa "The phrase 'Rainbow Baby' is the understanding that the beauty of a rainbow does not negate the ravages of the storm. When a rainbow appears, it doesn't mean the storm never happened or that we are not still ...

Helping a Mama Grieve

Helping a Mama Grieve

"And she loved a little boy very, very much, even more than she loved herself."    {Myles' Sweet Feet} The second installment of our blog series for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October is focused on the friends...

Dear Mama...

Dear Mama...

The following is a collection of writings from mothers who want to pay love forward to others who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss. They do this by sharing their stories, their reflections on grief and their kind words...

Adopted + Loved: Our October Fund

Adopted + Loved: Our October Fund

Swell Adoption Fund: October 2015  Jane's Adoption Story by Caroline The journey to grow our family through adoption officially began in April 2015 with our home study agency and Christian Adoption Consultants. After comple...

Shout Your Adoption: The Carpenters

Shout Your Adoption: The Carpenters

Swell Adoption Fund: September 2015  We are so excited to feature another small business mama as our Adoption Fund Recipient this month. You HAVE to check out the beautiful children's apparel company Lila & G designed by ...

An Adoption Wish: Sean & Katie

An Adoption Wish: Sean & Katie

Swell Adoption Fund: August 2015 We are Sean and Katie. We would like to thank you for taking the time to read our story, and share a little bit about ourselves. We have been together for over 13 years and married for 5. We h...

An Adoption Wish: The Malones

An Adoption Wish: The Malones

Swell Adoption Fund: July 2015 Justin and I met when we were 17, and almost instantly we knew we'd found the person we would spend our lives with. After graduating college from Auburn University, we were married. It wouldn't ...

Letter of Profound Thanks

Letter of Profound Thanks

Letter from a Bereaved Mother Follow up from our Mother's Day Love Paid Forward Project I just received the loveliest letter from the mom we surprised with cards of encouragement thanks to our customers' help in honor of Moth...

Swell Adoption Fund: The Lokkers

Swell Adoption Fund: The Lokkers

Swell Adoption Fund: June 2015 An Adoption Story: The Lokkers In celebration of Foster Care Awareness Month during May, we donated proceeds from gifts ordered during the month to a single foster mom so that she could get st...

Foster Swell: Resilience

Foster Swell: Resilience

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. I am Resilient by Megan S. I am Megan, and I am a former foster child. In breaking the patterns of my biological family I became a statistic in the most positive way! I am resilient. ...

Foster Swell: Three Simple Truths

Foster Swell: Three Simple Truths

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. Three Simple Truths by Melinda Rubinstein Melinda and her husband reside in San Francisco, CA. They started their foster care journey in 2014 and had their very first placement in e...

Foster Swell: Hidden Faces

Foster Swell: Hidden Faces

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. A Celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month in May Hidden Faces by Kimberly V. It was 10:00am. I sat on the couch and looked out the window anxiously awaiting their arriv...

Foster Swell: With Cloth Diapers

Foster Swell: With Cloth Diapers

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. Giving Diapers Giving Hope by Dirty Diaper Laundry's Kim Rosas Cloth diapering can save families thousands of dollars and for families living in poverty every dollar counts.  Ironic...

Foster Swell: Full House

Foster Swell: Full House

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. Our Full House, by Ashley O'Brien Ashley lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband and son. They are a foster family and have had seven children so far in and out of their home.  A...

Foster Swell: Fragile Placements

Foster Swell: Fragile Placements

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. Two Types of Parents, by Marnie Bergstrom Marnie and her husband, Jeremy, have been married nearly thirty years. They have three sons that are 27, 24 and 21. In 1999, Marnie was a s...

Foster Swell: Adoption Road

Foster Swell: Adoption Road

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. Adoption Road by Heather Wilcox I became a single foster to adopt parent at 31 years old, because I wanted to be a mom.  It sounds so simple and complicated at the same time, but it...

Foster Swell Campaign for Foster Care

Foster Swell Campaign for Foster Care

Foster Love. Foster Kindness. Foster Swell. A Celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month in May Swell Forever is about stories, legacies, joy, giving back and paying love forward. A Mother's Love is pretty incredible...

Heartbreak, Happiness & Adoption

Heartbreak, Happiness & Adoption

Swell Adoption Fund The Matticolas: Heartbreak & Happiness When I first "met" Jennifer Matticola, she and her husband were still grieving the loss of their beautiful three month old daughter, Camryn, who passed away from...

Phoebe: An Adoption Story

Phoebe: An Adoption Story

Swell Adoption Stories All About Phoebe Expecting a 3-6 month wait for a referral, we were quite shocked to receive a referral a mere 48 hours after our dossier made it to China!  We gazed at the picture of a little girl not ...