Tag Archives: Advocacy

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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Two Special Hearts: A Brother’s Day Story

Ask Apollo what he loves most about Magnus, and there’s no hesitation: “I love that we both have special hearts. I love Magnus because he’s my brother.” Continue reading

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Two Boys Get the Heart Surgery and Family They Urgently Need

“Our little boy was critically ill with a very special and complex heart,” Apollo’s mom recalls … Continue reading

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A Virtual Art Walk With Kids Who’ve Inspired Us  

On January 31, many people celebrate “National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day” … and we’re inspired. Join us for an art walk with a few kids we’ve met through “A Family for Me.” Continue reading

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Thankful the Adoption Tax Credit Is Recognized As Vital for Families

Knowing that the Adoption Tax Credit has been recognized as a priority for families in current tax reform legislation is something we, at WACAP, are thankful for this week. Continue reading

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Adopting From India: Q&A With Family Finders

Here, WACAP’s Family Finders Manager Jo Reed talks about adopting from India, the children, and getting help with the process. Continue reading

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Why the Adoption Tax Credit Needs You, Too

Here’s what you can do to remind your members of Congress about how vital the adoption tax credit is for children and families. Continue reading

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What’s changed with India?

Children who Need Families in India Raising awareness about the growing need for families interested in adopting a child from India may seem a little unusual. For the millions of Indian children growing up without parents—or whose childhoods passed in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “What You Should Know About the Federal Adoption Tax Credit”

Kelly Ellison, adoptive mom and founder of Your Adoption Finance Coach, shares some key takeaways from her recent webinar on the Federal Adoption Tax Credit. WACAP is committed to building strong families; partnering with Your Adoption Finance Coach, we offer … Continue reading

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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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