Category Archives: WACAP

When Times Were Different: My Search for My Biological Family

As an adoptee I found myself wondering many times if there was family “out there,” Karen says. This is her story. 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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Opportunities Ahead: Back to School Images from WACAP Families

A few back-to-school images shared by members of WACAP’s Board of Directors and WACAP families. Continue reading

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Five Tips for Grandparents Welcoming Home Foster and Adoptive Grandkids

Here are five reminders for those becoming grandparents through foster care and adoption. Continue reading

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A Family of Five on What Really Matters: Giving Back Together  

Gearing up for fall, we’re springing back to remember one of the year’s best events. Here’s one of the families that made our Race for Home 5k Fun Run such a success! Continue reading

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A father shares about the relationship he and his son are working to recreate and important lessons learned. 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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Becoming Sisters: Molly and Chloe’s Story

Through adoption, Molly and Chloe have gained three brothers and become sisters to each other. Happy Sisters Day! Continue reading

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Two Faces of an Adoption Story: Friends Become Brothers and Find Home

These two boys stuck together in their orphanage, finding a common bond in the significant facial differences they each had. Today, they’re brothers with a family. Continue reading

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“Heroes Need Not Apply”: A Parent on Special Needs, Adoption, and Her Son

With adoption long on Erin and Joel’s hearts, the path to adopting their son Carsen began with questions and then paperwork. But one particular form, Erin recalls—a check list of special needs—“turned their world on its axis.” Continue reading

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