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The World Needs What You Have to Offer

The point is that we need to grow into the roles we’re given throughout our lives. You’re not alone in questioning your direction from time to time but you are exactly where you need to be.

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Choose Faith Despite Fear

Jesse Butterworth is a pastor, musician, and AGCI adoptive parent who lives in Kirkland, Washington. Our prayer is that Jesse’s words sink deeply into your heart as he shares about a topic on all our minds from time to time: fear.

Adoption Education

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Deeper Dive

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) falls, as the name implies, on a spectrum. Some people go their whole lives largely unaffected by FASD, while others need lifelong assistance with daily tasks. While FASD can be tricky to diagnose, it’s important to remember that there is so much hope for children with FASD!

Adoption Education

What Does It Mean to Adopt a Child with FASD?

While FASD can at times be a puzzling condition that is difficult to be diagnosed, there is so much hope for children and families living with FASD! The most important thing to remember? A lot of the “treatment” for FASD involves adjusting your mindset!

Adoption Stories

Waiting Children—One Chance to Thrive

At AGCI, we recognize the true importance of finding families for kids, not kids for families. It’s our greatest joy to put a child’s needs …

Child Advocacy Center in Ethiopia
International Work

AGCI & Tim Tebow Foundation Partner to Launch Child Advocacy Center in Ethiopia!

The House of Hope will provide a safe place for girls on the streets of Addis Ababa to live, learn, and find true healing while the staff works to locate and, whenever possible, reunite these girls with family.

Adoption Education

Answering Your Questions About Adopting a Child With HIV

Can a child with HIV spread HIV from a cut or scrape?* HIV can only be transmitted through blood-to-blood contact, sexual contact, breastmilk, and IV …

Adoption Education

Advice from Parents of Kids Who Have HIV

We recently asked parents of kids who have HIV a few questions: What is something you wish you knew prior to adopting a child with …

Adoption Education

What does it mean to adopt a child who has HIV?

Many adoptive families are surprised to find that HIV is a very manageable medical condition. While HIV is a chronic illness that currently doesn’t have …