The Van Winkle family share their story of bringing home James — a boy with special needs — from Korea. Throughout National Adoption Month, we have advocated for children like James — all boys with special needs who need our extra help to be matched with loving adoptive families. Adoption is part of our, Read More

UPDATE: Jaylenn now has a $5,000 Special Blessings grant toward the cost of his adoption. Help Jaylenn find the loving adoptive family he needs! ! DOB: October 8, 2011, N.E. Asia Jaylenn* picks up a toy microphone and tries to figure out what to do with it. He uses the cord to strum its, Read More

Share Schyler’s story to help us find him a family in these last few days of National Adoption Month! November 26, 2014 DOB: May 26, 2014, N.E. Asia Today, Schyler has been in this world exactly 6 months. In that time, he has been lovingly held by his birth mother — a young woman, Read More

For National Adoption Month two years ago, the Barnette family shared their story of bringing home their daughter, Hannah, from Korea. Last March, they traveled to Korea again to bring home their second adopted child — this time, a son who they named Drew. This November, we have advocated specifically for boys with special, Read More

In honor of National Adoption Month, Holt adoptive mom Mandie Hickenbottom-Conner shares about her journey to Korea and back to adopt her son, Desmond. A boy with special needs, Desmond is like many of the children who wait too long to find the loving adoptive families they need and deserve. I never imagined my, Read More

Devin Needs a Family! Born:  September 9, 2006 For over 5 years, I have kept a watchful eye on Holt’s waiting child photolisting, observing as new children have been added, and watching, in joy, as the words “I Have a Family” have appeared across many of the children’s pictures. It brings Holt staff great, Read More

A Holt adoptee and adoptive mom shares a touching tribute to foster families and how she and her daughter honor the foster mother in their lives. by Kim Hanson November is National Adoption Month. The foster families that take care of our kiddos prior to adoption are some amazing angels. I’ve witnessed foster mothers, Read More

Baye Needs a Family! Birthdate:  4/2/2006, China As 8-year-old Baye goes about his day in China, he is most likely unaware that here in the United States we are celebrating National Adoption Month. He probably hasn’t heard that November is dedicated to adoption, and finding families for children just like him, and he doesn’t, Read More

Four years ago, Rita Buettner shared about her family’s decision to adopt a boy from China. “How did we ever adopt a boy who has wiggled his way so surely into our hearts and lives? Only God knows,” Rita wrote. “And we thank Him every day that when we were asked, ‘Which gender?’ we, Read More

Can you put a price tag on Hope? Can you calculate the worth of something so abstract? The worth of something is, after all, relative — it changes from place to place, person to person, currency to currency. Hope is relative too, and looks different for everyone. By definition, hope is a feeling of expectation, Read More