Category Archives: Events

Strong Families Q/A: “Should I consider a heritage or family camp vacation?” [2017 listing]

“I can feel how supported I am, and even when things aren’t perfect, I see my kids accepting more and more how very loved they are.” These are the words one WACAP mom shared after returning home from a WACAP … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on Adoption: “The Capacity for Love”

Saturday, November, 19 is National Adoption Day. It’s a day that shines a light on adoption, celebrates the children and teens who now have a permanent family, and raises awareness for the children in state foster care across the U.S. … Continue reading

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Save the Date for a Fun and Inspiring Event!

WACAP Invites you to celebrate the 40th Anniversary Ruby Gala Children’s Hope Auction. Share in our event experience as you celebrate 40 years of success and stories! Join us at the Seattle Marriott Bellevue, located in downtown Bellevue, on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Family Fun Takes Flight

Thank you to everyone who joined us for yesterday’s annual Family Fun Day! Seattle area families gathered at the Museum of Flight for an afternoon of learning, connecting and celebrating. WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks reminded us that when we’re overwhelmed … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Adopted Persons

Recently, I was privileged to moderate WACAP’s panel discussion: “Growing Up Adopted.” Seven adopted persons of multiple ages and backgrounds shared their experiences with those of us in attendance. They represented many unique perspectives and were brave storytellers. I walked … Continue reading

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Investing in the Power of Family

Today, WACAP is participating in GiveBIG, a one-day, online giving event hosted by our friends at the Seattle Foundation. When you make a donation today, a percentage of that donation will be matched by the Seattle Foundation and their team … Continue reading

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60 Years of Finding Families for Children: An International Conference in Seoul, Korea

I heard too many inspiring things today, and my mind can barely take it in. In celebration of 60 years of work, Holt Korea gathered some of the best minds in intercountry adoption and child welfare. As an added bonus, … Continue reading

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WACAP in Wisconsin: Everyone Belongs

Feeding the llamas! More fun with a gaggle of geese I recently had the privilege of joining WACAP staff and several adoptive families in Wisconsin for our annual Family Fun Day. Sure, these events are fun. Here in Wisconsin, we … Continue reading

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Five Days That Last a Lifetime

Each August, nearly 300 WACAP parents and kids dig out their sleeping bags and travel to Sun Lakes in Central Washington for WACAP’s annual Family Camp. Five days later, they return home, usually a little closer, and feeling more connected … Continue reading

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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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