Tag Archives: A Family for Me

A Family for Me – Little Miracles in Each Video, For Children in Foster Care

WACAP’s “A Family for Me” staff shares about the behind-the-scenes magic of seeing children’s stories take shape, and then touch the hearts of the families that become theirs. Continue reading

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WACAP Now: October Spotlights

Did you catch the WACAP Now October spotlights — (Changing Seasons, Changing Perspectives) Continue reading

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Foster Care Month Marks WACAP Milestone: 150 Kids’ Video-Stories Shared

Just prior to National Foster Care Month (May), WACAP introduced the 150th child on “A Family for Me”— a video feature where children in foster care get to showcase who they are and talk about the family they envision. To As of May 2017, nearly 90 children who’ve participated in “A Family for Me” have found families. Continue reading

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Forty Years Ago and Today, “Giving Tuesday”

40 years ago a group of adoptive families began meeting in living rooms and around kitchen tables. They traded stories, offered support to one another, and talked about what could be done to help the children who continued to wait … Continue reading

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Seeing Children in Foster Care Through a Different Lens

Bryan likes remote controlled gadgets: cars, boats, planes. When WACAP met him recently to film his video segment for our “A Family for Me” program, the meeting place was easily determined: a park, with a pond, and an RC boat. … Continue reading

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­National Foster Care Month: “Willing to Open Their Hearts”

The month of May is designated National Foster Care Month. As WACAP focuses on finding permanency for every child growing up without a family, we appreciate the many people in our communities who are committed to creating that opportunity for … Continue reading

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How We Work: The Fund for US Kids

Ever since WACAP started finding families for kids forty years ago, we’ve been committed to working on behalf of children living in foster care. We’re able to do this work through our Fund for US Kids. Children living in foster … Continue reading

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Fairy Tales and Happily Ever After

Recently, I had a fascinating conversation with an individual who was asking all sorts of adoption-related questions. Wonderful questions. Questions that make my heart sing because they speak to a curiosity and openness to learn about children who wait for … Continue reading

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WACAP Is a Champion for Children

Our mission statement begins, “WACAP is a champion for children.” CHAMPION. It’s a word returning 418,000,000 results on a Google search. Image searches show the sports clothing line, and the winners of the most recent Super Bowl. No, we’re not … Continue reading

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101 Reasons to Say Thank You

Since WACAP teamed up with King 5 Television (Seattle’s NBC affiliate) in 2011, we’ve shared the stories of 101 kids in need of families. We continue to see amazing success as one by one, children are matched with forever families. Thank … Continue reading

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