This past week we had to make the difficult decision to temporarily close our medical program to any new children with critical medical needs. The reason? Because we currently have so many urgent children on our website who haven’t been funded for their surgeries yet that we sadly cannot take on any more. I think most people who follow LWB’s work know that our medical program is run entirely by volunteers – amazing, giving, compassionate people who do this work because they want to help save lives – and so it is very hard to continue to have orphanages call us asking for help for their sickest babies, knowing that saying “no” means that child will most likely not survive. Saying NO to a child who is clinging to life…. well, I know you realize how terrible and gut wrenching that is. Read more.
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Love Without Boundaries was honored to be mentioned in NEED magazine’s online blog this past week at http://www.needmagazine.com/blog/2009/07/21/love-for-orphans-in-china/.
Surreal is the word that we have been using all week….there is no other word to describe the events on Monday.
As you can see, little Juliana from the Kaifeng foster care program has quite a hold on both her foster mom and her bottle in this photo.
Who among us has not watched a child struggle with the challenges of the ageless stacking ring toy?
Little Noah from Sanmenxia was born with an ear deformity, but he doesn’t need perfect hearing to know he is special to his foster grandmother!
This adorable little guy is the life of the party. His favorite activity is making believe that he is a super hero.
Daniel loved having his picture taken by a professional photographer. He posed and smiled like a little angel. But look closer—behind his beautiful smile and adorable dimples. Do you see it?
The ABC’s of a child needing a family…
In 1994, Congress passed the King Holiday and Service Act, making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national day of volunteer service. On this day I am recommitting myself to bringing as much hope and healing to children who are hurting and who wake up every day without parents to love them.