Author Archives: WACAP

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.

WACAP Announces Merger with Holt International

Our CEO talks about the decision to merge with Holt International and what lies ahead… Continue reading

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A Ton of Slime, a Lot of Love, and a Foster Family Story

WACAP’s A Family for Me Coordinator shares how a Family for Me video shoot became the perfect activity day for a preteen and her five foster siblings! Continue reading

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“Real Life Adoption”: A Podcast of Stories

Newly launched, the “Real Life Adoption” podcast by WACAP adoptive parent and board member Kristin Kalning is soon to feature a story from WACAP’s CEO. Continue reading

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Race for Home 5K Fun Run Returns This Spring

Ready to sign up for this year’s Race for Home, our 5K family fun run? Here are a few reasons to motivate you! Continue reading

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Souvenirs of the Journey: Heritage Travel

Here’s what one WACAP family learned about themselves and each other through heritage travel and planning. Continue reading

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Filling Our Hearts With Your Stories

Thank you for sharing your family and your hearts with us in 2018! Continue reading

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A Holiday Message from WACAP

Happy holiday and New Year’s wishes from WACAP’s family to yours! Continue reading

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A Shout Out to Our Community: Thank You for Helping Children

A big shout out to our community … and to all the people and places that have made such a difference for children this year from WACAP’s “A Family for Me” staff. Continue reading

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“A Part of the Past Puzzle”: Korean Foster Moms Reunite With Adoptees and Families

Holt Children’s Services staff and two foster moms from Korea visited WACAP’s office last month … and here’s what happened! Continue reading

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Beyond “Naughty or Nice”: What Our Children’s Unwanted Behavior Can Teach Us

“Naughty or nice?” Learn why children’s behavior and the way we talk about it is much more complex … and what we can learn from our kids’ unwanted behavior. Continue reading

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