What Will Happen to Red Thread Advocates?

Last week, WACAP and Holt announced that their agencies were merging. Quickly after that, our advocates began to get comments on FB posts and private messages asking what that means for Red Thread Advocates. As you probably know, we are all WACAP mamas, so we have a special relationship with the incredible staff there that…

Shared List Update as of January 14, 2019

Total Shared List Files – 3,516 Girls – 1012 (28.8%) Boys – 2,504 (71.2%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 1,238 (35.2%), 370 girls/868 boys Over 12 years old – 585 (16.6%), 194 girls/391 boys Over 13 years old – 272 (7.7%), 96 girls/186 boys Breaking it down There are 1,238 children age 10 and up as of…

Shared List Update as of May 31, 2018

Total Shared List Files – 3,418 Girls – 984 (28.7%) Boys – 2434 (71.2%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 1,148 (33.5%), 354 girls/794 boys Over 12 years old – 521 (15.2%), 176 girls/345 boys Over 13 years old – 229 (6.7%), 78 girls/151 boys Breaking it down There are 1,148…

Shared List Update as of February 6, 2018

Total Shared List Files – 3,238 Girls – 917 (28.3%) Boys – 2321 (71.7%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 1,092 (33.7%), 329 girls/763 boys Over 12 years old – 481 (14.8%), 153 girls/328 boys Over 13 years old – 223 (6.8%), 67 girls/156 boys Breaking it down There are 1,092…

Help Save Intercountry Adoption

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the U.S. Department of State notified adoption service providers (agencies like WACAP, MAA, BAAS, CHI, Lifeline, etc.), that there would be a substantial fee increase to the agencies in order to maintain their accreditation, which is required in order to provide intercountry adoption services. This fee increase is immense and…

Shared List Update as of August 17, 2017

Total Shared List Files – 2,935 Girls – 833 (28.4%) Boys – 2102 (71.6%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 1,013 (34.5%), 315 girls/698 boys Over 12 years old – 444 (15.1%), 154 girls/290 boys Over 13 years old – 227 (7.7%), 78 girls/149 boys            …

Shared List Update as of July 19, 2017

Total Shared List Files – 2870 Girls – 816 (28.4%) Boys – 2054 (71.6%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 966 (33.7%), 302 girls/664 boys Over 12 years old – 430 (15%), 150 girls/280 boys Over 13 years old – 222 (7.7%), 76 girls/146 boys Breaking it down There are 966…