Monthly Archives: March 2015

I Choose to Look Up

As you may know, I’m new to the Pacific Northwest – transplanted from Texas. The biggest adjustment hasn’t been the rain but the lack of daylight hours during those first few winter months. Thank God that’s been changing in recent … Continue reading

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Of all the places …

This month, Seattle’s International Airport brought WACAP’s Bulgaria adoption program manager, Tami Mason, face-to-face with someone she talks to every week. And the last person she’d expect to be meeting at the airport, if it had been any other day! Rositsa (pictured above) works with WACAP’s partner-agency … Continue reading

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In Celebration of World Down Syndrome Day

Tomorrow , we celebrate the 10th Annual  World Down Syndrome Day — a day of raising awareness and advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down syndrome. Knowing that every child has the right to be raised in a … Continue reading

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101 Reasons to Say Thank You

Since WACAP teamed up with King 5 Television (Seattle’s NBC affiliate) in 2011, we’ve shared the stories of 101 kids in need of families. We continue to see amazing success as one by one, children are matched with forever families. Thank … Continue reading

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Whichever One Fits …

Earlier this year, I came across this image, which was sent as a holiday card from one family as a unique adoption announcement. Although the new year has passed, this image, which went viral in January, is one that has … Continue reading

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Save the Date for WACAP’s Children’s Hope Luncheon!

Paralympian, silver medalist in wheelchair racing and recent contender for Ms. Wheelchair America, WACAP adoptee Maggie Redden inspires active, healthy living while advocating on behalf of the 54 million Americans living with disabilities. Born in India, Maggie contracted polio as … Continue reading

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