These pages are based largely, although not exclusively, on information obtained from ODJFS files on Building Blocks in response to our requests under Section 149.43 of the Ohio Revised Code.

   They in most cases do not bear directly on our adoption but nevertheless make for interesting reading if the full nature of Building Blocks’ activities is to be understood.

Denise Hubbard’s Qualifications

(Her previous work history explored)

Caring Choices

Sarah’s Hope

Building the Blocks

A three-part history of the origins of Building Blocks Adoption Service, Inc. A must-read.

Selected Board Minutes

Great moments in non-profit governance. Or is that non-governed profit?

The 2002 Recertification

Did she manage to get her license renewed after all of this?

The 2004 Recertification

Oops, they did it again.

The 2006 Recertification

The unhappy clients just keep piling up.

The “Director”

An in-depth investigation into who really runs Building Blocks, whatever Denise tells the state.

The International Concerns for Children Fund

A charity Denise began at home. And somehow kept under the usual radar.

Bilking for the Orphans 2007

What do you do when your least favorite former clients' website exposes your first charity-related scheme? Get more brazen.

Misadventures and Misappropriations in Humanitarian Aid

Yet more of BBAS's questionable statements and dealings in this area.

ODJFS Gets Into The Act

A weird contortion of Ohio law used to frustrate the public's right to know. Temporarily, anyway