Thinking About Adoption, but Not Sure? Hosting Can Help.
Getting started on the adoption path is often scary and confusing. It takes a lot of information to make that final decision, and many times a lot of starts and stops. If you are intrigued by adoption, but not quite ready to take the plunge, hosting a child might be just the thing. Hosting provides for a 3-to 5-week period the opportunity to have a child in the home and parent them. Summer hosting is an active, fun experience which engages communities of like-minded people in support of a group of children finding a family. Most hosting programs only require hosts to agree to advocate for the child – to help that child find an adoptive family – you do not have to agree to adopt. Hosting helps people who are undecided determine if they are ready to move forward, aren’t cut out for parenting an older, foreign child, or just need to take more time to make up their minds.
Yerly was hosted through the Kidsave Summer Miracles program in 2007 at the age of 7. During the program she met her adoptive family, Lee and Tom Montgomery. Now age 15, she is interning with the Kidsave Summer Miracles program in the Los Angeles office as a part of h...Read the full article
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
Julia Ramos spoke at the DC Miracles Gala in October. Her speech was a heartfelt tribute to the power of parents. Today I would like to thank my loving parents, Raul and Ana for everything they have done for my sisters Katya, Diana and me. Katya and I were adopted from...Read the full article