orphans

Helping the One

I have been involved in Kids in Crisis for seven years. Initially as a volunteer, then a board member and currently as president. I have seen this organization evolve over this period from a more hands off fundraising organization to an emphasis on creating programs that directly effect and change children's lives. As a mother of five, three adopted from China, [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:54+00:00October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|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

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