Adoption is Changing, but Kids are Still Waiting for Families!

We know there have been a lot of changes in adoption recently. Country programs are changing their eligibility requirements, the profile of children coming home is changing and it is easy to feel overwhelmed and give up. One thing that isn’t changing, though, is the need. There are still so many kids who have been …

Special Needs Adoption Grant Helps Lucy Come Home

As a 7-year-old with albinism in China, Lucy needed the love, support and acceptance of a family. In September 2015, she came home with help from Holt’s Special Needs Adoption Fund and today she is thriving as a member of the Burleigh family.  From the beginning, something stood out about about Lucy. Jennifer Burleigh first laid eyes on …

Keeping Brothers and Sisters Together as Family

At Holt, we strive to keep families together whenever possible. One of the biggest ways we accomplish this is by equipping struggling parents with the tools and resources they need to support their children through our family strengthening programs overseas. But families are not just parents and children. Families are also brothers and sisters. And …