Tag Archives: WACAP Staff

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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When Times Were Different: My Search for My Biological Family

As an adoptee I found myself wondering many times if there was family “out there,” Karen says. This is her story. Continue reading

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$20 and Four Lessons Learned

A WACAP staff member shares how a surprise sales pitch sails into a chat about philanthropy, which leads to something unexpected … 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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Adoption FAQ: On Pre-Adoption Preparation and ‘Really’ Being Prepared

China adoption staff answer an FAQ about preparing to adopt, while pinpointing what’s always hard to plan for … Continue reading

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From Our Family: A Message from WACAP

Happy Holiday and New Year’s wishes from WACAP! Continue reading

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Thankful

We are thankful this year

… for each of you, for WACAP parents who say yes to children, and for the families we create every day.
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Today at WACAP: From the Heart

Today in the WACAP lunchroom … I asked my colleague about her day. It was 2 p.m. – a little late for lunch – but it had been a difficult day, a case manager for WACAP’s China team, explained. China had … Continue reading

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School Essay Inspires: “Love Makes Family”

Alex had won an essay competition about philanthropy for her English class, and she’d chosen to write about WACAP: the nonprofit adoption agency that helped bring her and her family together. Continue reading

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Reality, Not Romance

Last fall I met a young man adopted internationally. He had been home for one year, and I was taken by his maturity and language development. He is a young teenager, and I was getting to know him a bit … Continue reading

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