Budgets are tight. Gas is expensive. Food costs more. My children listen to me rant and rave about not wasting food because I just spent a ridiculous amount at the grocery store! How is it for your family? What items have you had to cut back on?
Inflation, of course, affects orphanages and foster families as well. Cribs cost twice as much as last year. The price of rice has doubled. Higher quality formula is more expensive . . . and out of reach for many orphanages. Love Without Boundaries feels the economic pinch too. Sometimes children wait to receive services. We hate when we have to say, “Sorry, we can?t help you” or “Sorry, you will have to wait.” Yet we are overjoyed about each and every child we are able to help–the lives we can save and the lives we can change.
Rejoice with us! Here are just a few of the children whose lives we are touching this year: