Speaker and founder of World Adoption Day
Hank Fortener Bio
Hank is a teaching pastor at MOSAIC in Los Angeles, a vibrant and creative church on Hollywood Blvd lead by Erwin McManus.
Hank is the founder of AdoptTogether.org, the world's first crowdfunding site for adoption costs. His family has adopted 8 children from 5 different countries and fostered 36 children while he was a boy. In its first 3 years, AdoptTogether.org has helped 1300 families raise over $5M to cover adoption expenses and bring their children home. Families come from all 50 states in the U.S, as well as Canada and the UK.
Hank is also the founder of World Adoption Day, a day designated to celebrate adoption around the world. In the inaugural World Adoption Day in November 2014, there were over 250 ambassadors on 5 continents leading events to celebrate adoption and the families who brought them home.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.