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“Instant Family” Movie Available on DVD. Redbox Steps up to Help Children in Foster Care Come Home

Instant Family was a hit in theaters, now on dvd. Redbox partners with WACAP to help children in Foster Care who are waiting for home and permanency. Continue reading

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Souvenirs of the Journey: Heritage Travel

Here’s what one WACAP family learned about themselves and each other through heritage travel and planning. Continue reading

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Filling Our Hearts With Your Stories

Thank you for sharing your family and your hearts with us in 2018! Continue reading

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“A Part of the Past Puzzle”: Korean Foster Moms Reunite With Adoptees and Families

Holt Children’s Services staff and two foster moms from Korea visited WACAP’s office last month … and here’s what happened! Continue reading

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One Year and Counting: Why One Volunteer Comes Back Each Week

Vi is celebrating one year as a WACAP volunteer. Here’s why she thinks it’s important to give back … 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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“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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“We Could Have Missed This: Adopting a Son”

A WACAP family shares how their plans changed from adopting a daughter to adopting their son, whom they can’t imagine life without. Continue reading

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