Many children throughout the world grow up in orphanages with little or no opportunity to experience the meaning of a family. Through unique, licensed, and carefully supervised programs, many children now travel to the USA to be hosted during summer and winter breaks from school in their home-countries.
Hosting programs aren’t new, but we’re surprised at how many people contact us each year saying they never knew such an opportunity existed. Cradle of Hope Adoption Center has been bringing older orphans to the US for hosting visits since 1997, making us on...Read the full article
We're used to reading parents' stories about adoption. Here's a young man's point of view, 13 years after he traveled to the US at age 7 for the Bridge of Hope hosting program sponsored by Cradle of Hope Adoption Center. Eugene, now a college student with many accomplis...Read the full article
This summer we hosted four Filipino siblings in preparation for adopting them. We are Michael and Theresa, and this is our second time to adopt. In April 2012, we became instant first-time parents to two lovely sisters, ages 17 and 12. In the two-plus years that we have been thei...Read the full article