Archive for 'Foster Care'

Alan, Thriving in Foster Care

Five year old Alan is a busy and active little boy with Down Syndrome who has been thriving in our Shantou foster care program this year. Alan has such a sweet and happy spirit!

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His favorite thing to do is to listen to music and dance. Alan is also quite the entertainer. Read more.

Josie: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

Josie is a beautiful 20-month-old toddler who is new to our foster care program in Changzhi. Josie came to us from the Little Flower Project in Beijing where she was referred to as Hua. You can read more about her story of her early life here. Since entering our foster care program in November, Josie has been thriving!

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Diagnosed with congenital heart disease and Goldenhar Syndrome, Josie has enjoyed exploring her new foster home and playing with her foster mother.
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A Grant for Grant

Introducing Grant, LWB’s newest Adoption Assistance Grant recipient!

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Grant is a sweet and curious eleven-year-old boy who has just entered our foster care program in Shantou. This handsome boy may look familiar to some of you as he was in our Believe in Me orphanage school in Shantou for the past six years prior to its closing. We would love to see Grant find his forever family in 2015! Read more.

Snapshots of 2014

On this very last day of 2014, we give thanks for all the lives changed this year because of your support. This week we’ve been reflecting on just how much we have accomplished together and have chosen a few special moments to highlight. Join with us in remembering a very special year of hope and healing, and please know that none of it would have been possible without you.

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Top Ten Photos of 2014: Smiles from Michelle and Shelby

This week we continue counting down the photos you chose as your favorites of 2014!  Photos #4 and #3 feature the smiles of two girls, Michelle and Shelby.

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When orphanages reach out to us for assistance, they often send a photo and information on the child they are calling about. This past summer we were asked to help a new arrival who had been born with albinism. When we opened up baby Michelle’s photo, we couldn’t help but smile. Have you ever seen such a wonderful little grin? Read more.

Relive our Top Ten Photos of 2014

The end of every year is full of countdowns, and it’s no exception at Love Without Boundaries!  Every December we count down our supporters’ favorite photos from the past year — the ones YOU voted on.  We hope the beautiful faces of these children will remind you that because of your support throughout the year, we are able to make a difference in the lives of children and families in need.

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Nancy has been in our care for five years, since she still had her umbilical cord! Read more.

Gabrielle, Santa’s Elf

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Gabrielle, a beautiful girl who was born with one arm shorter than the other, joined our foster care program in the summer of last year. Initially her foster mother said she was timid and rather clingy, and she used to cry a lot. Over time, Gabrielle learned to trust her foster family more and became more independent. She soon built a strong bond with her foster sister. Read more.

The Treasure That Is Ifan

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Ifan is a treasure just waiting to be discovered! Ifan is a sweet, caring seven year old who has had surgery to repair club feet. However, he is doing so well that recent visitors who did not know him had no idea what his special need was! Read more.

Luke

It’s that time of year when many of us receive holiday cards and newsletters from friends talking about their children’s activities and accomplishments of the past year. Since Luke is still waiting for his forever family, we thought we’d take this opportunity to brag about him and everything he has been up to this fall!

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Luke is seven years old and is in “senior kindergarten” this year, which he really enjoys. Read more.

Serena: Girls Just Want to Have Fun!

It is always a joy to welcome a baby or toddler from one of LWB’s healing homes into our foster care program and to have the opportunity of watching them thrive in their new family environment.

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While at our Henan Healing Home, Serena had her cleft lip repaired. Read more.

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