It has been a little over a year since Ellie has come home to our family. She is so beautiful and has quite a funny, adorable, kind, personality. Above all, Ellie has such a love for life! Read more.
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The beginning of Christi’s life is nearly unimaginable: She was born with a condition called gastroschisis, which means that there was a large hole in her abdominal wall, and several organs (including her liver and intestines) were exposed and on the outside of her body. LWB was contacted immediately upon Christi’s arrival at the orphanage, and she was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery (read more on our blog, “Emergency Medical Treatment for Baby Christi“). Read more.
Joseph from Jinjiang, age 11
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and so we can’t miss this opportunity to sing the praises of our wonderful children with Down Syndrome who wait for adoption! Our hope for each and every one is a permanent, loving family who will celebrate them for who they are and the wonderful joy they can bring to life. Read more.
For the past five years, Elin has been living in our Dingyuan foster care program. During that time, we have seen her grow in confidence and lately have loved seeing her smile get bigger and more confident. Now, this lovely girl is eligible for adoption and is just waiting to be chosen by a family! Read more.
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 14! On this day, Love Without Boundaries will be partnering with Groupon, the deal-of-the-day website offering amazing discounts on everything from restaurants and travel to products and service-related items. If you’ve never visited Groupon’s website, now is a great time to check them out.
On Tuesday, please shop Groupon coupons to help orphaned and impoverished children in China. The amount raised will be used to benefit children in our medical, healing homes, foster care, education, and nutrition and special projects programs. Read more.
Our Cleft Bottle Project is underway and off to a great start. Soft bottles designed for feeding children with cleft lip or palate are not available for purchase in China. In 2012 we worked with the Mead Johnson Company to have the bottles produced in China. We delivered those bottles to orphanages and healing homes and wherever we heard of a need. Read more.
Earlier this year, two precious children who had waited a long time finally got their chance at a new smile during LWB’s 2014 Cleft Exchange in Kaifeng, China: Aimee and Harley. Aimee and Harley both had severe cleft lips, and we knew that our talented surgeons Dr. Ness and Dr. Tolan (seen above) would be their best chance at quality repairs. Read more.