The possibility of loving a child you might never see again could be enough for some families to simply say no to hosting. But choosing not to host for fear that you may never see them again or for fear that your heart might be changed is a flawed approach. Just as God cares for

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Faith Over Fear

When my husband and I decided to host a teenage girl from Colombia, we had no intention of adopting again. We already had two adopted sons and a biological son, but I missed the youthful energy and excitement that used to fill our home. I also missed attending sporting events and making quesadillas with our

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The Not So Empty Nest

Hosting a child from Colombia was a life-changing experience that taught us valuable lessons about parenting, culture, and the power of love. Learn about our top three takeaways from this incredible journey. In our 30s and with no intention of becoming parents ourselves, my husband and I were always looking for ways to give back,

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Three Lessons Learned from Hosting a Child from Colombia

Our hearts stopped when we read their plea: “A family. Any kind. Kids. Anything.” Two Colombian sisters waiting for a family to step up for them before it was too late. It was August 2021; the oldest sister would turn 18 years old in 5 MONTHS. We were sure it was impossible. Adoptions usually take

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The “Impossible” Adoption: An Aging Out Story

As an experienced, single, older adoptive Mom, I have always had a heart for older child adoptions. Older kids (especially boys) are the hardest to match to families. After adopting my then-14-year-old son from Colombia 4 years ago, I decided to host older kids for advocacy in my home. It was very successful and fun,

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Host, Advocate, and Adopt Older Children

THANK YOU!! With your help, P143 was able to help provide a wonderful New Year’s celebration for children and caregivers in Western Ukraine! They had a great time and were able to enjoy some normalcy for a little while.We appreciate all of the support that we received in 2022 to make events like this and

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Ukrainian New Year’s Celebration

Help us brighten the spirits of the Ukrainian children and caregivers, remind them that we are praying for them, loving them, and have not forgotten about them.  We will be sending mail to our orphanages in Ukraine, Poland, and Switzerland mid-September. Join us, get creative, send a note, card, or drawing! Please mail to us by

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Ukraine Still Needs Your Love 💙💛

Hosted in North CarolinaThe following is written by YER & JHO’s host mom: These kids.  Where do I even begin?  Created in His image and with an eternal destiny, this South American duo moved into our lives through orphan hosting just over a week ago, and slid right into our hearts forever.   YER is 13

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Sweet Siblings Longing For Unconditional Love

Hosted in GeorgiaJUL is a playful 11-year-old girl who enjoys just about anything outside: jumping on the trampoline, swimming, going to the park, playing tag and basketball, and visiting the zoo. She also has a more laid-back side, liking to paint and draw, build with Legos, play games such as UNO and dominoes, and watch

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Waiting to Share Special Moments With Her Forever Family

Meet 13-year-old SAN! This incredible boy is currently being hosted in New Hampshire by a family who is advocating for SAN to find his forever family, and they are overflowing with amazing things to say about him!! SAN loves to swim, play games, visit amusement parks, and pretty much anything else that involves being together as

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Bright Eyes Searching for Their Family