Category Archives: Humanitarian Aid

WACAP Haiti Program Manager shares concerns of Partner Orphanage and Communities as Hurricane Irma Hits

Podcast with WACAP Haiti Program Manager Maya Andreic “We are preparing for the hurricane, but are very concerned about all the people who don’t even know it’s coming, and if they do know, there’s nothing they can do to keep … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Embarking on our 41st year of bringing children and families together through adoption, we’re looking forward … carried by the community of supporters, staff, adoptive parents and adoptees who comprise WACAP’s history and story.

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A Question Many Wonder, But That Few Ask

Why on earth does an adoption agency need donations? I am rarely asked that question, but surely many people wonder. Adoption is expensive, and surely those funds are enough to support WACAP‘s work. Don’t they? Fees paid by families go … Continue reading

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And What a Difference We Can Make

Another child captured the hearts of WACAP staff last month in China, when they visited his orphanage. Thinking he might be overlooked, the 8-year-old shared through tears that he was afraid he’d never have a family: a fear or reality no child … Continue reading

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Making a Difference: A Guest Post by Alex Coe

I was born with a colorectal malformation.  At four years old, I was adopted from Hangzhou through WACAP.  After my adoption, I had several surgeries to correct the colorectal malformation.   I went on to live a fairly normal life and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

At WACAP, our focus is on helping children achieve their full potential as they grow into adulthood. Because being raised in a family and attending school are crucial to a child’s well-being, WACAP has developed the Stay-in-School Project, which is helping … Continue reading

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A Home for the Holidays

Here at WACAP headquarters, we’re busy gearing up for our annual Children’s Hope Gala and Auction! All proceeds from this festive event go toward finding families for children who need them. From getaways to dinners to holiday gifts, there are so … Continue reading

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Family As a Priority for Children First: Raising Your Voice

Ask Your Legislators to Support the Children in Families First Act of 2013 (CHIFF) It goes without saying that, from the moment we welcome our children into our lives, we give them the love and support they need to thrive … Continue reading

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Back to School and Hope for Children

Hello! I’m Megan Cook-Nikiema, WACAP’s Africa Programs Supervisor. I love this time of year–over the last few weeks I’ve been receiving back to school pictures of children who have come home from Ethiopia and joined families. I’ve loved seeing how … Continue reading

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Thanks for GivingBIG!

Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday’s GiveBIG event! Your help goes so far in helping us find families for children who need them. We couldn’t do it without you!

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