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God’s Heart For Children

Jesus’ radical life of love is the clearest glimpse we have into the heart of God. Everywhere Jesus went he broke down barriers in order to welcome in life and love. His message of forgiveness and mercy offered hope to the disenfranchised, broken-hearted, and hurting. Today, he continues to call each of us to himself…

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May Spotlight: Oakley

Oakley was welcomed to Maria’s Big House of Hope when he was 10 months old. When he arrived, he was quite sick with a nervous system condition, but was able to receive a surgery in time to save his life. He is now 3 years old and has made great progress under our care! He can…

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3 Ways Show Hope Sponsors Change Lives

Show Hope sponsors are a vital part of our work. Because of their support, barriers are being broken down between waiting children and loving families. You can’t do everything, but you can do something. If all you have to give is a little, that little can do a lot! It only takes $35 a month…

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April Spotlight: Toby

In the winter of 2015, a sweet baby boy named Toby was welcomed to Maria’s Big House of Hope at just three days old. Upon his arrival, he was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal condition. Toby has grown so much under our care, and he has made great developmental gains. One of Toby’s favorite things to…

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Students Can Change the World

Students carry the mantle of change. Together, they can mobilize a movement. We believe that children and students have the opportunity to offer hope of all that is yet to come as they grow into the fullness of who they were created to be. Students are the next generation of leaders and orphan care providers,…

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Special Prayer Focus: Ashby

When Ashby was 10 months old, he was admitted into our Xinyang Care Center as a very sick little boy. He was quickly brought to Maria’s Big House of Hope for further testing and care, and by God’s grace he has survived. Ashby had a complicated urinary condition that was the cause of many of…

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Can Adoptive Parents get the “Baby Blues” Too?

After a baby is born, it’s not uncommon for the mother or father to experience a period of depression referred to as the “Baby Blues.” In more severe cases, these feelings are called postpartum depression. It’s less known, but just as common, for adoptive parents to experience a similar depression soon after a child is…

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Are We Speaking With Love?

Most parents feel they have an idea of what they are getting into as they begin building a transracial family. Still, in an inherently broken world that is often filled with prejudice and stereotypes, leading a transracial family isn’t necessarily the easiest road. Families who grow through adoption are often impacted by the racial stereotypes…

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7 Statistics You Should Know About Orphans and Adoption

The best way to start advocating for orphans is to become as informed about the orphan crisis. When you gather information and seek to be more educated about the issue, you will be able to share what you know with others, encouraging them to join you in the movement to care for orphans! Here are…

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4 Distinctive Features of a Show Hope Care Center

At Show Hope, we are passionate about caring for orphans. For the past six years, we have had the unique opportunity to provide high quality care for orphans with special needs in the Henan province of China. Here are 4 things to know about our Care Centers: 1. Show Hope’s Care Centers provide life-giving medical…

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