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From the Exec Director

The Light Shining Through

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

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

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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Remembering Maria

This day holds a lot of emotion for our founders and the extended Chapman family. As someone who has had the privilege of walking alongside them during this season, I am astounded at how they have become even more committed to the orphan cause than what I would deem to be an already highly committed…

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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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