Category Archives: Events

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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Children’s Hope in photos

Thank you to everyone who attended last month’s Children’s Hope Luncheon. We’ve put the funds we raised right to work finding families for children! We’d like to thank Laurel Ink for the lovely gift boxes we were able to hand out to … Continue reading

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The Power of Adoption: WACAP’s Second Annual 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 … 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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November is National Adoption Month!

Each year, the President of the United States issues a proclamation declaring November as National Adoption Month. You can read this year’s proclamation here. While we focus every day on finding families for children who need them, National Adoption Month … Continue reading

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