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3 Major Areas of Adoption Expense

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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3 Things to Know Before You Adopt

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 Boling Family Adoption Testimony

  The Boling Family brought their son, Ki, home from Uganda with the help of a Show Hope grant! In their adoption testimony below, they share about their journey and how they relied on God through it all. My husband and I have always desired to have a large family and knew that adoption would play…

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Should We Care for Kids in America First?

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…

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The P.R.A.Y. Approach to Caring for Orphans

Show Hope believes that the best way to serve vulnerable and orphaned children is by working proactively to ensure the best possible outcome by following the P.R.A.Y. acronym: Preservation If the biological family is able to care for the child, preserving the family unit is the top priority. There are many great organizations that work…

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BREAKING NEWS: Show Hope Launches In-Country Adoption Aid

THE NEED FOR IN-COUNTRY ADOPTION Over the last few years, there has been a steep decline in the number of children placed through international adoptions into American families. In fact, over the past 11 years, international adoptions to the US have dropped by a drastic 70% due in large part to changes in governmental policy…

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The Spencer Family: “God has blessed our journey!”

Obedience is a word that continues to be used in our family and testimony with the adoption of our son, Grant, who is from Inner Mongolia, China. I (Sarah) felt that God had called us to adopt and had been feeling this for several years after reading Choosing to See by Mary Beth Chapman. My…

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12 Tips for Welcoming Home a Child Through Adoption

If you’re preparing to welcome your child home through adoption, there are some very practical things you can do to help smooth your child’s transition home. The following ideas may be a help to you in the period surrounding placement: 1. Find ways to help your child build connection with the new environment they will…

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The Koper Family Adoption Testimony

In 2014, the Kopers brought their son and daughter home from Haiti with the help of a Show Hope grant! Below, they share about God’s perfect timing and His provision throughout the journey. My wife and I prayed about adding to our family through adoption for at least 2-3 years before we finally trusted the…

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