Monthly Archives: July 2015

Oh, What a ‘Family Fun Night!’

We’re thrilled that hundreds of WACAP parents, kids and friends joined us on Saturday for an evening of baseball and family fun at Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium. Thanks to Wizards of the Coast for sponsoring this year’s Family Fun Night! And thank … Continue reading

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Innovation in Adoption

We aspire to do more, through innovative methods. If you search the term “Innovation in Adoption” on Google, the majority of results you get are articles related to the “adoption” of technology in various industries over recent years. But what about … Continue reading

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Our success? Hero driven.

In my job, I work every day to drive the philanthropic engine behind WACAP’s work. Like most nonprofits, we wrestle with how to best describe our mission and the stories that flow from its spark. In our world, however, one … Continue reading

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Integrity and Ethics

For years, adoption practice has focused on the pursuit of that which is in the ‘best interest of the child.’ What, exactly, does that mean? There is no ‘one size fits all’ answer to this question, because every child is … Continue reading

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Excellence: More Than Words

When we made a declaration of those traits we value at WACAP, we decided to take a risk. Let’s face it, hardly anyone chooses to value excellence. It’s polarizing. (Read those last sentences again, but this time with tongue firmly in … Continue reading

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