3 Major Areas of Adoption Expense

September 10, 2015

Show Hope is eager to assist families in reducing the financial barrier to adoption. When talking about adoption expenses, it’s helpful to look at three of the major areas of expense: 1. Paperwork and Logistics When preparing to adopt, couples must account for registration, application, adoption study, and processing and placement fees. Each of these fees […]

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5 Steps Toward Becoming a Foster Parent

August 26, 2015

Right now, there are thousands of children in foster care around the United States. As a foster parent, you can provide care and support to these precious children. Here are five steps toward becoming a foster parent: 1. Contact your state Find your state’s DHS site to find out the immediate steps needed to become […]


3 Things to Know Before You Adopt

August 19, 2015

If you are new to the topic of adoption or are currently in the beginning stages of your adoption process, you probably have lots of questions! Beyond the challenges (both financially and otherwise) that adoption can present, adoption at its core is a life-changing journey that not only restores hope to a child, but also […]

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The Bonnema Family Adoption Testimony

August 14, 2015

The Bonnema Family recently welcomed their daughter, Riley Grace, into their family through the miracle of adoption. In their inspiring adoption testimony below, they share about their journey and God’s constant faithfulness through it all. My husband and I have always wanted to adopt, and adoption was our first choice for building our family. We spent our first […]


3 Things You Should Know About In-Country Adoption

July 14, 2015

Since 2004, the global community has seen a 70 percent decrease of international adoptions. However, statistics still show that every minute, three more children will join the nearly 140 million orphaned children around the world. There is still a great need for international and US domestic Adoption Aid, and Show Hope is committed to fulfilling that […]

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The Medders Family: Bringing Wilson Home

June 28, 2015

The Medders Family brought their son, Wilson, home with the help of a Show Hope grant! In their inspiring adoption testimony below, they describe God’s faithfulness throughout their journey. Back in the fall of 2010, our church had a weekend focus on adoption. We began to pray and seek God’s will about the possibility of […]

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The Miracle of Adoption: Chloe’s Story

May 13, 2015

The Manis family brought their daughter, Chloe, home with the help of a Show Hope grant! In their inspiring adoption testimony below, they share about their journey. My husband and I have always wanted to be parents. Kids seem to be drawn to us, and us to them. We have both looked forward to the […]


Should We Care for Kids in America First?

April 30, 2015

Hard Questions: In this blog series, Show Hope staff members do their best to help shed light on some of the hardest questions we are asked here at Show Hope. We will strive to foster a healthy dialogue, but we acknowledge that we do not have all the answers! If you have a hard question you’d like […]