Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Thank You to Our Funders

WACAP has touched the lives of over 10,000 orphaned or vulnerable children since 1976, bringing them into loving homes, but finding the children in need of families and finding the family that’s right for each one is not something we do alone. … Continue reading

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An Ongoing Commitment to Kids Right Here at Home

The first child WACAP placed with an adoptive family, back in 1976, was a young girl from the US foster care system. Ever since then, as our work has expanded around the world, WACAP has maintained a special commitment to … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot

Thank you to everyone who joined us last night for the Children’s Hope Gala! It was great to see so many WACAP supporters and friends who reminded us that there really is no place like home. Check back soon for more … Continue reading

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Happy National Adoption Day!

We hope you’re taking some time to celebrate, whether it’s at one of the many events taking place across the country, a cozy celebration at home, or with us at the Children’s Hope Gala! While we’re so very happy for the hundreds of … Continue reading

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Warm and Bright

A riot of color. It’s the first thing staff sees upon opening the shoebox-sized box that arrives almost monthly at the WACAP office. These packages have been arriving for years, filled with small, vibrant caps, each one knitted by hand. Just … Continue reading

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The Impact of Family: A Conversation With WACAP’s Executive Director

“26 years of service to children around the world” reads a banner newly hung over the door frame of WACAP’s executive director and CEO, Lillian Thogersen. Honoring her commitment to WACAP, the words also recognize Lillian’s unwavering vision: “That all … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

The Children’s Hope Gala is just around the corner, and final preparations are underway! 

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WACAP Milestones: Reese’s Family Portrait

Reese and Hannah, both born in China, joined their family in June. Their mom, Jenny, recently captured one of those moments that shows just how much a family means to a child who needs one.  Jenny tells us: We did … Continue reading

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WACAP Reflections: Life With Sasi

As they’d talked together about growing their family, Mike and Laura had often considered adoption. When they encountered fertility complications, they returned with ease to their earlier conversation. After a cousin recommended WACAP, Mike and Laura did their homework. “We … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot

Here are some of lives touched through WACAP’s Stay-in-School project. In cooperation with the Ethiopian government, this project helps families cover the cost of their basic needs so that the children, instead of working to support their families, have access … Continue reading

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