Category Archives: Volunteerism

One Year and Counting: Why One Volunteer Comes Back Each Week

Vi is celebrating one year as a WACAP volunteer. Here’s why she thinks it’s important to give back … Continue reading

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Agents of Change: Painting Pictures from Family Camp

The summertime memories we’ve made with our families follow us into fall. Here’s a reflection from Family Camp that made an indelible mark … Continue reading

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A Letter to Family Camp and the Community that Makes It Happen

A thank you from WACAP to the volunteers and many others who contribute to make WACAP Family Camp in Sun Lakes a beloved tradition. Continue reading

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Thankful

We are thankful this year

… for each of you, for WACAP parents who say yes to children, and for the families we create every day.
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Family Camp Connections

Year after year, parents and their kids tell us why WACAP Family Camp is important to them. Continue reading

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Q/A: An Adoptee’s Perspective: “How do I feel about ‘adoption day?’”

Adoption Day. “Gotcha Day.” i Homecoming. It’s a day that many adoptive parents and their children celebrate the day they became a family. And as one WACAP adoptee shares here, it’s also a day that can bring more to the … 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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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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Don’t Ignore Me

He was standing there, just as we entered the room. This was a second orphanage for our visit, and we were excited to deliver gifts on behalf of a WACAP family to their soon-to-be daughter. He stood vigilant, though, hands … Continue reading

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Worth Every Step: Hannah’s Story

Meet Hannah, one of WACAP’s wonderful volunteers, as she shares about her family’s journey. Closing with the story of her father who, years ago, trekked 14 miles in Nepal to obtain the photocopies needed for her siblings’ adoption, she has … Continue reading

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