“Once they knew that I believed in them, they started believing in themselves and that’s when everything began to change. It wasn’t easy, but it was so worth it.” – Anonymous, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Anonymous Family #2

“It’s not the things you buy or the way your house looks, it’s the experience of being in a family and feeling loved that the children enjoy most.” – Anonymous, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Anonymous Family

“The life they once knew is no longer theirs. We struggled with the acceptance of joy when they knew their other family was left behind.” – Amanda D., Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Duncan Family

“Hosting is temporary with a beginning and an end. Adoption is forever and it takes time for everyone in the family to adjust.” – Susan H, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Hurt Family

Why do people host orphans?  In previous blog posts here on this page, we have discussed various reasons “why” families choose to host.  I want to elaborate a little more on the mentorship side of hosting.  When I met “V” during a winter interview trip in Ukraine in 2018, I knew that I would be

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Hosting as a Mentor

Sometimes when we are doing our research, we come across information that just needs to be shared exactly the way it was written. This blog is a good example of that!AmericanAdoptions.com wrote a great post on 10 Things People Never Tell You About Adoption. Please take a moment to read through this information if you

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10 Things People Never Tell You About Adoption

With less than a month to go, Project 143’s Summer Hosting 2021 matching is in full swing!  Highlighted below are just a few of our amazing Colombian children looking for a host family!  For more information about them or to view all of our children in waiting, please visit:  https://www.p143.org/pre-registration/ Subscribe to our newsletter to

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Less Than a Month

Project 143’s Summer Hosting 2021 matching is in full swing!  Highlighted below are just a few of our amazing siblings looking for a host family!  For more information about them or to view all of our children in waiting, please visit:  https://www.p143.org/pre-registration/ Subscribe to our newsletter to see more about hosting! * indicates required Email

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Amazing Siblings Awaiting Families

The Flentje Family Finds Hope & Love Through Adoption of 13-Year-Old Daughter EllieWe have often discussed how the horse show world is smaller than one may think, and we are all bound together by our mutual love for the sport and the animals. Through this bond with our trainers, friends, and competitors, we have all

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Finding Hope & Love Through Adoption

This past Saturday was the end of P143’s Spring Hosting Program.  With the departure of our host children came with heavy “good-byes” and “see you laters”.We’d like to thank our amazing host families for stepping out in faith on behalf of the children.  Many relationships were formed…new friendships, new mentors and possibly new families.  We

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A Look At Hosting: DEPARTURES