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Kids in Crisis – From Boys to Men

In April 2008 my wife and I and a small team represented kids in crisis and joined another small team from Florida and went to Nicaragua to meet Carlos and the children that had been recently rescued from the garbage dump. I have very vivid memories of eating dinner while fourteen young boys sat with [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Kid in Crisis – Miracles Story

On a recent trip to rural Nicaragua, my path crossed with many children who have mental and or physical disabilities. Unlike medical care available in the United States for children who face these kinds of challenges, the patchwork medical system of Nicaragua and other Third World nations provides a stark contrast. While help is sometimes [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids in Crisis Partners with Community Leaders

About three years ago, an impoverished community in Nicaragua was touched for the first time by Feed My Starving Children’s food program. The squatter’s community consisted of displaced families who set up black plastic bags for shelter in an area where there was no discernible sanitation system. Heavy plastic bags sheltered the families from the [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pillowcase Dresses

We’re back from our trip and had a wonderful experience.  The dresses were a HUGE hit among the little girls and even some of the older ones, which surprised me, were very interested. The pillow dresses were made by ladies at a senior center - A great example of everyone doing their part and helping [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00February 19th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

A Safe Place

When I visit places like the home that we support and helped build in Somoto, Nicaragua, I am reminded that this structure is not just a big house where 25 children live, it is a refuge, a resource and a center of hope for many. When you first arrive you will notice there is a [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00February 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Build a Home in Nicaragua

One of the things we are passionate about at KIC is orphan prevention. Often children are abandoned and subsequently labeled as orphans. Not because they have no living parent, but because that parent is facing extreme financial hardships and feel s as though they have no choice but to give up their child. Sometimes all [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:56+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Former Reluctant To Adopt Husband

This post is a little lengthy, but I thought some of you would get a kick out of seeing some of my journey in regards to adopting special-needs children. Four years ago I was interviewed by a friend, Anthony Salem about adoption from a man’s perspective. A lot has happened in the last four years, [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00January 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Letter to Lily

Monday, was my daughter Lily’s seventh birthday. It’s hard to believe that the once frail little 2 year old china orphan was placed in my arms, only weighing 14 lbs, is now a thriving ball of energy. Here is a letter I wrote to her on her birthday. Dear Lily Over the past four years [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00January 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

100 Smiling Faces

I know this might come as a shock to some, but I, like many people, do not like to be uncomfortable. This is funny now when I think about it, as I have found myself in many uncomfortable situations. I am a 6’4, bald, very white guy who has adopted three children from China, to [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00December 9th, 2014|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments