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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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“Real Life Adoption”: A Podcast of Stories

Newly launched, the “Real Life Adoption” podcast by WACAP adoptive parent and board member Kristin Kalning is soon to feature a story from WACAP’s CEO. 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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WACAP Receives Donation From Local Business Partner

WACAP receives donation from local business partner, First Financial Northwest Bank. Continue reading

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An Unexpected Lesson on Family: Before and After a Trip to Korea

What this WACAP mom and staff member learns after a family vacation, an emergency visit home, and a trip to Korea to meet the children. Continue reading

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What’s It Like to Adopt From South Korea? A Family’s Perspective

Kevin and Jo are no strangers to long processes and tough choices. They researched more than 20 adoption agencies before they chose WACAP and decided to adopt from Korea. Last spring, they welcomed 2-year-old Kirby home. If you’re considering adoption from Korea, Kevin … Continue reading

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18 Adoption Movies to Add to Your “Must Watch” Movie List

Adoption and foster care related movies you can add to your watch and discussion list! Continue reading

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Transitions: Why are they hard, and what can we do?

Why are transitions hard for our adopted children, and what can we as parents do to help? 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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“Race for Home”: WACAP Family-Friendly 5K Fun Run This May

Join WACAP this spring for a family-friendly 5K fun run. Continue reading

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