Tag Archives: National Adoption Month

“Adoption is a ‘second birth'”

Daniel was born in China in 1996, and was nearly 6 years old when his parents, Pam and Thomas, adopted him through WACAP. Now 20 years old, Daniel looks back at where his story began. Although his journey has not … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on Adoption: “The Capacity for Love”

Saturday, November, 19 is National Adoption Day. It’s a day that shines a light on adoption, celebrates the children and teens who now have a permanent family, and raises awareness for the children in state foster care across the U.S. … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Intercountry Adoption Rules by the U.S. Department of State

Most of us agree on the major things. It’s the details that often trip us.  Such is the case with recently proposed regulatory amendments for the Intercountry Adoption process by the U.S. Department of State, the central authority for adoption … Continue reading

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Adversity and Triumph and Honesty

There is power in story. There is beauty in story. The children I know who come from hard places have incredible, inspiring stories that deserve to be heard. The details of such individual experiences are important for us in the … Continue reading

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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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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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Being Thankful

By Tami Mason Lathrop, WACAP Bulgaria Program Manager There are so many things that I am thankful for.  Working in WACAP’s Bulgaria Program, I get to see what goes in to an international adoption, from start to finish.  Within those … Continue reading

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Embracing a Culture

By Beth Kido, WACAP Korea Program Manager As part of my job, I have the privilege of talking with parents who’ve adopted from Korea in years past, and hearing their stories about the day they welcomed home their infant son … Continue reading

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Reflection and Celebration–thoughts from WACAP’s Midwest Director

Jill Larson, WACAP’s Midwest Director shares some thoughts about her work with WACAP and why she does what she does. Somebody asked me the other day, “Do you like what you do?” I didn’t hesitate—of course I like what I … Continue reading

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“Moments Like These” – Meet WACAP’s India Adoption Manager

Hear from Priyanka Joshi, manager of WACAP’s India adoption program, as she talks about her recent experience in an Indian orphanage and gives a window into why her every day work at WACAP couldn’t be more inspiring … During my … Continue reading

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