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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 […]

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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 […]


Adoption Options: Closed, Semi-Open, and Open Adoptions

March 13, 2015

When pursuing domestic adoption, there are numerous aspects to consider. People often have varying definitions of what an open or closed adoption means, but here is a general idea of what each entails: Closed With closed adoptions, the adoptive family and birth family do not have contact before, during, or after the adoption process. All […]

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The Arroyo Family’s Journey to Noah

January 30, 2015

The Arroyo Family recently brought their son home with the help of a Show Hope grant! It was a long journey, but they say that “all the years of longing and tears are just a distant memory” now that Noah is home! Read their inspiring testimony below. Our journey began like most families. My husband […]


What is the Cost in Adopting from Foster Care?

November 21, 2014

While most know that it can be quite expensive to adopt through international or private domestic adoption programs, adopting through a foster care agency can involve very little expense…and sometimes none at all! Families who seek to adopt from foster care typically work through local state child welfare agencies and/or private agencies under contract with […]


3 Things to Know About Adopting from Foster Care

November 14, 2014

At Show Hope, we believe that every child needs a family. Right now in the United States, there are thousands of children in the foster care system who are waiting for a forever family of their own. They may go to school with your kids or they may even go to your church, but one thing […]


3 Things Foster Parents Want You to Know

September 3, 2014

In the United States, nearly 400,000 children were without parents at the end of 2012, making the need for orphan care in our own country great. For many waiting children in the US, the journey to come into the love and permanency of a family through adoption will account for more than three years of […]