Family Legacy Society Members

We are forever grateful to all Family Legacy Society Members.

We hold them in highest esteem as pillars of The Cradle!

How does The Cradle use planned gifts?  Over the years, The Cradle has received millions of dollars through planned gifts that have helped launch new support programs for our families, reduced placement fees for adopting parents, and have underwritten our Nursery operations. Currently, there are close to 200 families who have let us know that The Cradle is part of their estate plan. Some have made their gift in honor or in memory of a loved one - someone who cared about The Cradle and benefited from its important work, someone who would want The Cradle’s work to continue.

For more information about becoming a member of The Cradle's Legacy Society, please contact The Cradle's Development Office at 847.475.5800 or email