Tag Archives: US Kids

A Ton of Slime, a Lot of Love, and a Foster Family Story

WACAP’s A Family for Me Coordinator shares how a Family for Me video shoot became the perfect activity day for a preteen and her five foster siblings! 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 Shout Out to Our Community: Thank You for Helping Children

A big shout out to our community … and to all the people and places that have made such a difference for children this year from WACAP’s “A Family for Me” staff. Continue reading

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Is Adopting Siblings the Right Choice for Your Family?

Have questions about adopting siblings? This Q&A will help! Continue reading

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Transgender Mom of 9 Children: “Most Meaningful Thing She’s Ever Done”

Finding out who we are is the story we’re all writing. It’s that journey of identity and becoming that Kathryn reflects on, as a parent of 9, as a person who’s transgender, and as a mom beloved. Continue reading

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Be Inspired: For the Children in Foster Care Who Need Advocates Every Day

The choices we make can change the path of a child in foster care—children who deserve love and stability in their tomorrow, and who need advocates today. Find out what motivates two US Kids staff in their work with children and families. Continue reading

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Be Inspired: US Kids Staff Amazed By Foster Kids and Families

Find out what inspires WACAP’s staff member Denise Russell as she helps children in foster care tell their stories and find the permanency they need. Continue reading

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Be Inspired: US Kids Staff Share Their Stories

“[A] smart, brave, funny, sassy little girl changed my life,” says Megan Malinoski, US Kids Program Director … Like Megan, you’ll be inspired by the story. Continue reading

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Family Finds Unexpected Gift in Open Adoption

WACAP family shares foster-to-adoption story and the unexpected joy they’ve found in their open adoption. 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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