4 Hopeful Statistics About The Orphan Crisis

February 25, 2016

It can seem daunting. There are more than 100 million orphans in the world. Every 18 seconds, another child becomes an orphan. Those are scary numbers, and they are sad numbers. But you cannot let the immensity of the crisis numb you. Inaction and apathy are the enemies of progress. We believe there is hope […]

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December Prayer Focus: Nelson

December 4, 2015

Nelson was admitted to our newest special care center in Nanyang this summer. He was three-months old when he arrived, and was in need of medical care for his cleft lip and palate. He is a cheerful six-month-old baby who loves to smile back when he is being talked to! We have been pleased to watch […]


4 Unique Ways to Share Show Hope with Friends and Family

November 4, 2015

In 2003, Show Hope was founded by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman as a movement to care for orphans. Since it’s inception, Show Hope has sought to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world by enabling more children to enter families through Adoption Aid grants, through providing acute […]

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The Bell Family: “A Beautiful, Miraculous Mess”

October 16, 2013

On a recent Sunday, I saw a miracle as my husband, three children, and I played ball as a family and then headed inside for a dance party in our living room.  Now, that may not sound like much, but the joy exuded during that time was nothing short of miraculous.  More than that, our dance party […]

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Care Centers Spotlight: Meet Weston

September 16, 2013

Weston was first brought into our care in July 2012 when he was three years old. He was placed in the rambunctious first floor “Tinkerbell” room and quickly began to break out of his shell. Weston loves to smile and even more, he loves to sit in any available lap in the room! He’s quite […]

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Thank You for Loving Our Daughter

July 30, 2013

Dear Show Hope Family, I wanted to write a note to say thank you to all the incredibly generous Show Hope sponsors and donors for taking such wonderful care of our precious baby while she was under the care of your special care centers. We were able to bring Tia home from China this past […]

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Care Centers Spotlight: Meet Julia

July 15, 2013

When Julia was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope nearly two years ago, she was weak and very malnourished.  Today, thanks to the generous and faithful support of Show Hope sponsors, Julia has bloomed into a sweet, dainty, little 3-year-old girl who is healthy, stable, and thriving. The first time I visited Julia’s room […]

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Energy and Spirit to Play

July 8, 2013

    One of the things that I love most about our Show Hope Special Care Centers is how much they feel like “home.”  Having lived at Maria’s Big House of Hope for nearly two years now, I have had the opportunity to experience this firsthand.  I love hearing the constant sounds of children in the hallway, […]