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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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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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“What Is the Best Question to Ask a Child?”

Read one WACAP staff member’s story of what it means to ask herself this question every day … and what it means to a child waiting for a family to hear the answer. As WACAP’s “A Family for Me” program … Continue reading

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WACAP and KING 5 Television Celebrate a Two Year Partnership Finding Forever Families for Washington Children

“I hear kids at school talk about going to the Seahawks game all the time. ‘Sounds great,’ I say back, but all I really want is someone to take me to one. Don’t think I’d even care what kind of … Continue reading

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Just Kids

At WACAP, we work hard every day to find families for children around the world and right here at home. There are currently more than 400,000 children in foster care across the United States. 107,000 of these children are waiting … Continue reading

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WACAP Accepts 2012 Evergreen Award

On May 11, WACAP was privileged to accept the 2012 Evergreen Award, given by the Alliance for Nonprofits Washington at the Washington State Nonprofit Conference in Seattle, Washington. Each year, the award goes to one organization for its work cultivating … Continue reading

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WACAP Honored With 2012 Evergreen Award

Nonprofit organizations are wonderfully unique: their business model is built upon the vision and engagement of the community they also serve. As a nonprofit that seeks families for children worldwide, WACAP has kept collaboration and community at the heart of … Continue reading

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