Congrats to Jimmy on finding his family! And thank YOU for helping to advocate for his adoption! Jimmy reminds us of Kevin, a bright 9-year-old boy who loves playing soccer and climbing trees. Unlike Jimmy, Kevin is still waiting to find a loving family. The family that moves forward with Kevin’s adoption will receive, Read More

Need a boost? Check out this slideshow featuring photos of children before and after they were adopted into loving families. Holt adoptive mom Niki Wolff asked us to share this video with Holt families and supporters, writing “our prayer is that the slideshow will move people to open their hearts and homes to a, Read More

NEEDED – HOLT Volunteers to help with HOLT CHILD SPONSORSHIP sign-ups at upcoming Secret Keeper Girl shows! WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, January 29th, in Matthews, NC — Carmel Baptist Church (1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd.) Thursday, January 31st, in Fayetteville, NC– Northwood Temple (4250 Ramsey Street) Friday, February 1st, in Raleigh, NC — Mt. Vernon Baptist Church (7600, Read More

Ever thought about a waiting child you once saw featured on the Holt blog or in the Holt International magazine? Maybe you shared their story with your friends and family on Facebook, or helped advocate for them in some other way. And how exciting it was to hear the news that they finally found, Read More

Clay Crosse is currently traveling with Holt staff in Haiti.  Hear about his emotional experience in the video below…  Share this video with your Facebook friends! Read more about this recent trip to Haiti, here Learn more about sponsoring a child through Holt International!   Click here

Jennifer Goette, Holt’s director of strategic initiatives, is currently visiting Holt’s partner programs in India with Zeina Makhoul of the SPOON Foundation. Here, Zeina and Jennifer are working to develop a pilot nutrition screening program for orphaned and vulnerable children. Once complete, the nutrition screening will be implemented throughout Holt’s country programs — ensuring, Read More

Noely’s story revisited  Brian Campbell, creative services director, is currently in Haiti with Christian music group 4HIM, touring Holt Fontana Village and learning more about Holt International’s educational *sponsorship program in this impoverished country. Back in August, Brian met a 12-year-old girl named Noely, her younger sister, Rose, and their mother, Goulette; They were, Read More

Adopted through Holt’s China program, Spencer Morrow came home on May 31, 2012, just a few weeks before he turned 7 years old. He came home in a wheelchair. Today, he can stand on his own and walk with a walker! Just yesterday, his parents, Chris and Debbie, sent us an update on Spencer, Read More

For growing children, we all know that good nutrition is vital. But nutritional deficiencies aren’t always readily apparent. Last year, Holt began partnering with the SPOON Foundation to develop a nutrition screening system that will ensure children in our programs are receiving the nutrients they need for healthy development. Holt and SPOON chose two, Read More

2013 has arrived!  But before we say goodbye entirely to the year 2012, let’s take a quick look back at some of the highlights of the year, reflected in wonderful stories from the field, and stories written by Holt International adoptive families, adoptees and Holt child sponsors. Holt International’s Top 12 Stories of 2012—Uniting, Read More