Monthly Archives: June 2011

Anatomy of a Grow Bag

Every year, our supporters donate supplies for us to bring overseas with us for children living in orphanages. We pack these supplies in huge suitcases called “Grow Bags” and haul them on airplanes every time we travel–sometimes families who are … Continue reading

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Thanks for Giving BIG!

The Seattle Foundation has announced that more than $3,500,000 (or $4,000,000 if you count stretch pools) was raised for more than 900 nonprofits in 17 hours during the Give BIG campaign. We’re so excited to use the funds we raised … Continue reading

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Give BIG for WACAP

Today’s the day! WACAP is expanding our services in China, which is why we’re thrilled about The Seattle Foundation’s Give BIG event! Give BIG is a community-wide giving challenge created by The Seattle Foundation that will increase the size of your donation … Continue reading

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A Letter From Sammy

Dear WACAP,   I would like to donate the rest of my grizzly bucks to you. I would like to do this because I think that you are a great company that helps with adopting. Also, I like that you … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Makenzie

Last month, Makenzie (seen above in her referral photo, left, and today, at home, right) joined her family! Her older sister Kristina, age 18, recently e-mailed us letting us know how life has changed since Makenzie came home from China: … Continue reading

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Max Meets His Mom and Dad!

Max “wai-ing” with his dad. We just got word from a family who is currently in Thailand picking up their son, 4-year-old Max, who, up to this point, spent most of his life in an orphanage. Says Max’s mom: I … Continue reading

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Photo Journal: Shandong

Two weeks ago, President & CEO Lillian Thogersen, China Adoption Supervisor Elizabeth Rose, China Development Director Bixin Huang and a pediatrician returned from a special trip the Shandong province in China. WACAP was invited there by the CCCWA to meet children with special … Continue reading

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Give BIG on June 23

WACAP is expanding our services in China, and we’ve got work to do! The China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) has asked WACAP to assist with two specific orphanages in Shandong province. Many of the children living in these orphanages have special … Continue reading

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Thanks to the 2011 Kids Day Sponsors!

Kids Day is coming up fast on August 13. We’re thrilled to have Wizards of the Coast sponsoring the event for the third year in a row and to add new sponsor Sun Travel! We also want to say thanks … Continue reading

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