Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanks for Joining Us!

Thank you for sharing National Adoption Month with us! We’ve had a great time sharing more about the work we do on behalf of children. A special thank you goes out to our guest bloggers and the families who shared … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Night to Remember

Before this year’s National Adoption Month comes to an end, we want to once again thank everyone who made this year’s Children’s Hope Gala such a success. The festive event brought in over a quarter of a million dollars, to … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Adoption Washington, Celebrations, Events, Philanthropy, Slideshows, Volunteerism | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Giving Thanks

At WACAP, we’re so thankful to be part of a community that understands what a family can mean to a child. This community, made up of adoptive families, volunteers, donors, staff, and other friends, shared with us what they’re thankful … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Celebrations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Thank You from WACAP’s Volunteer Coordinator

Today I would like to extend a special thanks to some of the behind-the-scenes individuals who help WACAP everyday- our volunteers! So far this year the WACAP in-office and event volunteers have donated over 1700 hours of their time working directly … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Adoption Washington, Celebrations, Events, Philanthropy, Volunteerism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Support and Solutions: A Guest Post by Pam Stiles-Anderson

Our adoption journey began in 2001 when we adopted our then 4-year-old son from China.  In 2007 our family was completed with the adoption of a 6 -year-old daughter, also from China.  As parents of three biological children, we went … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Adoption Washington, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption, Support Services | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating Family

This video, which we shared at this year’s Children’s Hope Auction, is a wonderful celebration of family! One of these amazing family members was adopted through WACAP’s India program. Enjoy, and have a tissue handy!

Posted in Adoption, Celebrations, Domestic Adoption, International Adoption | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Snapshot

Lidet, age 7, was adopted from Ethiopia through WACAP. Here, she enjoys a day out on the lake with her family.

Posted in Adoption, Adoption Washington, International Adoption | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy National Adoption Day!

National Adoption Day is celebrated each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. It’s a national movement to raise awareness of the 100,000 children living in foster care waiting for permanent, loving, families. Since the first National Adoption Day in 2000, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

An Update from WACAP’s Korea Program

Hi! I’m Beth Kido, the Korea Program Manager. After working in WACAP’s China program, I took over the Korea program in September, following a previous year with a great deal of change in Korea adoptions. In recent years, the Korean … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, International Adoption | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Making a Difference: A Guest Post by Alex Coe

I was born with a colorectal malformation.  At four years old, I was adopted from Hangzhou through WACAP.  After my adoption, I had several surgeries to correct the colorectal malformation.   I went on to live a fairly normal life and … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Humanitarian Aid, International Adoption, Philanthropy, Travel, Volunteerism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments