Tag Archives: Donation

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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Across Continents, The Threads That Connect Us

The more I explore the world, the more I realize how small it is. We are countries and cultures full of people pursuing the very same things: enrichment through productive work, meaning through spirituality, and connection through relationships. Though unique … Continue reading

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Tell a Story, Change a Story.

I’m often asked about the specifics of how adoption has changed over the years. Like most questions about adoption, the answer begins with a qualifier, “It’s complicated.” At the end of the answer, we’re left with the reality of children … Continue reading

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Investing in the Power of Family

Today, WACAP is participating in GiveBIG, a one-day, online giving event hosted by our friends at the Seattle Foundation. When you make a donation today, a percentage of that donation will be matched by the Seattle Foundation and their team … Continue reading

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How We Work: The Every Child Fund

Recently you may have heard us mention that 92% of the children we served last year had a specific need related to being older than 5 years, having medical or developmental diagnoses, having a history of abuse/neglect, or having siblings. Without … 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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How We Work: The Strong Families Fund

For several years now, I’ve had the privilege of working with the wonderful donors who fund the work we do. Because these donors give so generously and invest in our work, we’ve recently streamlined the ways in which we put … Continue reading

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Oh, What a ‘Family Fun Night!’

We’re thrilled that hundreds of WACAP parents, kids and friends joined us on Saturday for an evening of baseball and family fun at Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium. Thanks to Wizards of the Coast for sponsoring this year’s Family Fun Night! And thank … Continue reading

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Save the Date for WACAP’s Children’s Hope Luncheon!

Paralympian, silver medalist in wheelchair racing and recent contender for Ms. Wheelchair America, WACAP adoptee Maggie Redden inspires active, healthy living while advocating on behalf of the 54 million Americans living with disabilities. Born in India, Maggie contracted polio as … Continue reading

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