International Adoption Success Stories featuring the Kidsave Summer Miracles Program. These are success stories from the kids and families the program has brought together over the years.

They Found Forever, And Themselves

By |2022-09-01T14:41:44-07:00September 1, 2022|

When Andrea first joined our Kidsave community, she wanted to make a difference by volunteering and providing care for LGBTQ+ kids growing up in foster care without a loving family. "I needed to give the support I wish I'd had growing up." Little did she know that this first step would set her on a path of changing lives, including her own.

The Good Duers

By |2022-02-22T15:50:13-08:00February 10, 2022|

They signed up for Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program with the hopes of connecting with their host kids, helping them find a family, but not necessarily adopting themselves. That quickly changed.

Maria, the Soldier

By |2021-12-23T16:16:38-08:00December 23, 2021|

When a small, inquisitive, 7-year-old Maria arrived from Kazakhstan in 2001, she was excited and nervous about meeting the family that would host her during her 5-week stay in the U.S.

“When You Know, You Know”

By |2021-12-21T05:37:49-08:00December 20, 2021|

Laura and Maria are both excited to celebrate their first blended Christmas together. Though, Laura has made sure to let Maria know that double celebrations “do not mean double the presents!” Laughing, Laura says, “I told her we can open half on Christmas Eve and half on Christmas Day.”

Finding Balance Together

By |2021-12-23T09:15:16-08:00December 15, 2021|

Brenda felt connected to Chayan as soon as he arrived from Colombia. “The moment that sticks out most to me is the second he got off the plane.” She remembers Chayan running up to her in a blur of yellow,“ he had these little yellow glasses and his yellow shirt, and he was the tiniest little thing with this big smile on his face, running up to me.”

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