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This Work Is Not Possible Without You …

The Mann Family

Dear Show Hope Family,  In our Summer Newsletter, we had the privilege of introducing you to the Mann family, recipients of a Show Hope Medical Care grant on behalf of their son, Estiven. Describing the impact of the grant, Stephanie and Michael explained, “The Medical Care grant from Show Hope has given our family less…

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Meet Show Hope’s New Executive Director, Kristin Parks

Kristin Parks

Dear Show Hope Family,  For some time now, these words from the Prophet Isaiah have guided me through every major decision point in my life: Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it” (30:21). I held tight…

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Letting Go Gently

Letting Go Gently - Emily Chapman Richards

Dear Show Hope Family,  Do you ever wonder what it must have been like to be Mary Magdalene on the morning of Jesus’ resurrection?  Having discovered the empty tomb, she encounters Jesus in what is a haze of bewilderment and fear.  Place yourself there. Imagine the whiplash of emotions when Jesus calls her name—his voice…

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A Win for the Whole Adoption Community

A Win for the Whole Adoption Community

Dear friends,  In October of last year, upon receiving a Show Hope Medical Care grant, Kristin Link said, “What this grant does is provide hope. It’s a win for the whole adoption community.” Praying, sacrificing, and advocating for their son, Aaro, Kristin and her husband, Steven, stepped out in faith and applied for a Medical…

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The Light Shining Through

The Light Shining Through | The Pruitt Family

wonder : a cause of astonishment or admiration When I accepted the role of Show Hope’s Executive Director, I never imagined navigating our organization through a global pandemic. And I realize I’m not alone in being confronted with a variety of uncertainties, ultimately demanding a new level of faith put into action. Yet here I…

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The Knowledge Barrier

The Knowledge Barrier | Emily Chapman Richards

Many who have the ability to make a difference in the lives of waiting children do not take action because they are unaware of the need or feel helpless to do anything. Show Hope helps break down the knowledge barrier in several ways. First, our newly designed, thoughtfully updated, and easy-to-navigate HowToAdopt.org website offers help…

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Our First-Ever Fellowship Weekend Virtual Fundraiser is One Month Away!

In exactly one month, we will be gathering together for our first-ever Fellowship Weekend Virtual Fundraiser! We’re so excited to share stories, dream together, and remember God’s faithfulness to the work of Show Hope over the years. With a goal to raise $1.5 million, will you prayerfully consider giving a gift and coming alongside us…

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The Hope That Sustains and Compels Us

Dear friends, What a privilege and gift it is to be writing to you. I am grateful for you—for your unwavering prayers and support. The past few months, our world has looked dramatically different, to say the least. And while we are living in an uncertain time, you have continued to journey with us. Even…

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From Emily Chapman Richards

Emily Chapman Richards

The following is an excerpt from Emily Chapman Richards’ address to attendees at our annual Fellowship Weekend Impact Spotlight program. Hope. To hope is to expect with confidence. On March 6, 1997, I wrote the following in my journal, “Tomorrow, I leave for Haiti. … I hope this experience will change my life. I also…

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Maria’s Legacy in One Year

May 21 marks the one year anniversary of Maria Sue Chapman’s entrance into heaven to be with Jesus. Five days after the tragic death of Maria the show hope team gathered for the first time, formally, in our board room.I clearly remember the tears trickling down my face and sharing with everyone the overwhelming sense…

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