Tag Archives: KING 5

Foster Care Month Marks WACAP Milestone: 150 Kids’ Video-Stories Shared

Just prior to National Foster Care Month (May), WACAP introduced the 150th child on “A Family for Me”— a video feature where children in foster care get to showcase who they are and talk about the family they envision. To As of May 2017, nearly 90 children who’ve participated in “A Family for Me” have found families. 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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Seeing Children in Foster Care Through a Different Lens

Bryan likes remote controlled gadgets: cars, boats, planes. When WACAP met him recently to film his video segment for our “A Family for Me” program, the meeting place was easily determined: a park, with a pond, and an RC boat. … 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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101 Reasons to Say Thank You

Since WACAP teamed up with King 5 Television (Seattle’s NBC affiliate) in 2011, we’ve shared the stories of 101 kids in need of families. We continue to see amazing success as one by one, children are matched with forever families. Thank … Continue reading

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A Family for Malachi

If you’re a regular viewer of WACAP‘s award winning “A Family for Me” program, you may remember Malachi. Thanks to Joyce Taylor and  King5 television, audiences were charmed by this kind and curious animal lover who needed a family of his … 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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Candles, Cupcakes, Trampolines–A Thank You to our Community

Since 2005, WACAP’s award-winning “A Family for Me” program has found families for more than 200 children in U.S. foster care who were waiting for families. “A Family for Me” provides personalized family recruitment services for children who need families. … 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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With the Help of Our Community

As a nonprofit adoption agency, we depend on the involvement of our community to help us meet our mission of finding families for children. WACAP was excited to learn this month that we received grants from the Northwest Children’s Fund, … Continue reading

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