Why International Adoption is Still Needed

Until we live in a world where every child can grow up safe and loved  in a permanent, loving family, Holt will continue to provide and advocate for ethical, child-centered international adoption.  Late last month, our fellow U.S. adoption agency Bethany Christian Services announced their decision not to renew their international adoption accreditation when it …

A SNAF Grant Brought My Daughter Home

After eight years of waiting, 8-year-old Jyn finally came home to a loving, permanent family two months ago. A generous, donor-funded grant from Holt’s Special Needs Adoption Fund helped bring her home just in time. When Sara Croasdaile traveled to China to adopt her son Cam, she already knew she’d come back.

Growing With Love

Adoptive mom Johanna Utman describes her family’s journey to adopt their daughter, Alanna, from the Philippines, and why it was one of the most beautiful and heart-wrenching experiences of their lives. Adopting is a journey. Parenting is a journey. However, adoption is a special journey of its own. Growing our family by adoption was one …

Top 10 Myths About Adopting From the Philippines

If you or someone you know has been considering adoption from the Philippines, you may have heard some common misconceptions about the adoption process. Below, we highlight the top 10 myths about adopting a child from the Philippines, and provide some useful insight as you consider this program! Myth #1: There isn’t much information available …

Top 10 Myths About Adopting from Korea

If you or someone you know has been considering adopting from Korea, you may have heard some common misconceptions about the adoption process. With this list of “Top 10 Myths About Adopting From Korea,” we hope to answer your questions as well as provide some useful insight into Holt’s Korea program.