Member Blogs

Together We Can Help Orphans Now

Source: Together for Adoption .

Yes, the orphan crisis is complicated, but there are simple steps to move us toward attainable solutions. When we think of the world-wide orphan crisis, one way to motivate ourselves to action is recognizing there really are simple solutions! Believe it or not, we are already closer to solutions that will help orphaned and vulnerable children than we might have thought. Don’t […]

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Empowered to Connect: 2015 Conferences

Source: America World Adoption News .

Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope, hosts the Empowered To Connect Conference — a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order…

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America World 2015 Calendars

Source: America World Adoption News .

The America World 2015 calendars have shipped to those who pre-ordered and we would love to hear what you think of the new design. We received some truly amazing photos this year from our families, which made our staff’s job…

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"Day of Hope": A Week Later

Source: America World Adoption News .

Last Wednesday America World did something that was a bit different than it had ever done before…Day of Hope. The challenge was to meet the needs of three very important initiatives without passing on the financial burden to adopting families….

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Welcoming Home

Source: Loving Shepherd Ministries » Blog .

This week, we welcome 24 children home.    24 vulnerable children who have been abused, rejected, abandoned, orphaned and forgotten are going to walk into a Home of Hope and leave those words and that identity of hopelessness behind. Because in this home, they are going to hear different words from their new mom and dad: words like […]

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AWAA Sightseeing Now in China!

Source: America World Adoption News .

This past weekend, six of the nine families who are currently in China spent two days sightseeing in Beijing before traveling to their child’s province. Each America World family has the option to participate in two days of Beijing sightseeing…

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‘Hope For Orphans’ Livestream: Hopeless for the Holidays?

Source: America World Adoption News .

Why holidays can be extra difficult for adopted children and their families and what to do about it. Join Jon Bergeron, Ph.D. and Paul Pennington from Hope for Orphans as Dr. Bergeron fields questions from viewers about the challenging issues…

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"It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…"

Source: America World Adoption News .

Each year, we enjoy decorating our front lobby with the Christmas cards sent by families who have adopted through our agency (and some former staff, too!). Thank you for sending in your cards – they put a smile on our…

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Just Love Coffee Sampler Gift Packs: It’s About the Stories

Source: America World Adoption News .

For America World Adoption it just makes sense to partner with Just Love Coffee. Stories are told and unfold as we come together to share coffee. Stories that change lives or stories of lives changed. So, for Christmas this year,…

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“I knew he was MY son!” {Ukraine Indigenous Adoption}

Source: Lifesong for Orphans .

God has been raising up Christian families in Ukraine to help care for orphans in their own country through mentorship, foster care and adoption. For couples like Slavic & Natasha, adoption has become part of their family’s culture as they have brought 5 children into their forever family of 8 through adoption. Eight children who now feel the security and love from a mother and father.  Slavic & Natasha are not only active in caring for orphans inside of their home, but also are very involved with the Constant Christian Presence program within the orphanage walls in Izume.  This family is one of many families in Ukraine who are taking a stand to “empty the orphanages”, collectively giving over 160 children a family to call their own! Special opportunity to support indigenous adoption in Ukraine: Through this year’s Gift’s of Purpose catalog, you can help families like Slavic & Natasha make … Continue reading

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