The Power of Adoption: WACAP’s Second Annual Children’s Hope Luncheon

 

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WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks speaks at the Children’s Hope Luncheon

Last week, over 130 people joined WACAP at the Washington Athletic Club in downtown Seattle for the second annual Children’s Hope Luncheon.

WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks took the stage to remind us all that there truly is a family for every child—and that WACAP is up to the task of finding them. “There is nothing more impactful,” Greg proclaimed, “nothing more transformational for a child, than to be provided with a committed, nurturing, permanent family.” It was a message that resonated with everyone in the room, as they took out their checkbooks and credit cards and donated generously to WACAP’s mission of finding families for children.

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Maggie inspires the crowd with her story

The true highlight of the afternoon was hearing from WACAP adoptee Maggie Redden, who took the stage and passionately shared her story. Maggie talked about growing up with her mom and younger sister, also adopted from India, and the family bond that’s only gotten stronger. After hearing about Maggie’s resolve as a student, athlete and Paralympian, as well as  her work giving back and helping others, attendees left feeling inspired and excited to be a part of WACAP’s work.

Thank you Maggie, for being a part of this event, and thank you to everyone who joined us!

About WACAP

WACAP (World Association for Children and Parents) is one of the largest and most experienced international nonprofit adoption and child assistance agencies in the United States. Since 1976, we’ve placed over 10,000 children with loving adoptive parents and provided food, medical care and education to more than 200,000 children around the world.
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