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Bridge to Brielle

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I have always been drawn to people with Down Syndrome. They radiate love. I’ve also always had the desire to adopt an orphan. When my husband and I put those two things together it created our desire to adopt a child with Down Syndrome from an orphanage. We found her on Rainbow Kids in March […]

Bulgaria Sibling Adoption

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My husband and I had been married for 11 years with three wonderful children when we felt we would like to add to our family through adoption. We knew the Lord was leading us to adopt internationally and through lots of praying and research we settled on Bulgaria. We chose to work with CAS due to […]

2016 Adoption Tax Credit

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The Federal Adoption Tax Credit allows families to reduce their tax liability for qualified adoption expenses. It is claimed in the year the adoption becomes final, but can include any qualified expenses paid in that year or previous ones. We’ve recently learned the maximum credit has increased yet again- it will be $13,460 dollars for […]

Intercultural Parenting: Upcoming Workshops

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Culture, identity, and race can lead to a variety of feelings and emotions for adopted children of all ages. As a parent, there are ways that you can learn more about how these feelings affect your child during each stage of their development-and learn ways to help your child develop positive cultural identity as they […]

Shop for a Cause

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Now you can give back to orphans in need as you shop! Items on this page are available through our partnership with Agape Children’s Home in Kampala, Uganda. 100% of every purchase is contributed back to the orphanage. Click on each item to see the full details and to add to your cart. Check back […]

Reflections from Uganda

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Our guest bloggers in this post are two adoptive mothers who have recently completed their adoptions from Uganda. Caroline and Amanda were in-country together this summer.  Reflections by Caroline My adoption trip to Uganda was a momentous occasion in my life. Most importantly, it was on this trip that I became a mother and was […]

Armenia Travel

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CAS Program Coordinator Allie Hamel has just returned from a week-long advocacy trip to Armenia. She shares her travel update in this blog post. Allie also hosted a webinar to discuss her trip and share details about our Armenia adoption program: Watch the recording.  This was my first visit to Armenia and I have to […]

Fall Updates

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It’s a busy time of year for CAS with plenty of fun events & happenings to look forward to! We are happy to share all the details with you in this Fall update! Armenia Trip: We are excited to have program coordinator Allie Hamel travel to Armenia for a week in September! Allie will visit […]

Welcome, Joseph!

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We are excited to welcome Joseph Roberts Sserwadda back to North Carolina this fall! Joseph will be visiting from Uganda on a fundraising trip for his children’s ministries- Agape House & Agape Babies Home. For more than a decade, Joseph has provided care and served as a father figure for dozens of youth and young […]

Uganda Trip 2015

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My name is Allie Hamel and I am the program coordinator for the Uganda program at CAS. I recently traveled to Uganda to meet with our in-country partners. I had a wonderfully productive trip and am pleased to share with you some of the highlights! Activity in our Uganda program continues to increase and nearly […]