Entries by Michelle

EMMA for the Parkinson family — VA

Mark and Rachel Parkinson have been happily married 16 years. We have three beautiful children..Christian,Naomi and Ella. We have a fun farmette where we enjoy all of our animals and plenty of fresh air! Adoption has been on Rachel’s heart since she was a little girl…she dreamt of having her own orphanage one day. As […]

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Noah’s Birthday!

Noah has been home with his forever family for a year And now we get to celebrate with him as he turns two ! What better way to celebrate this little miracle then to help another waiting child find their happy ending like Noah did. One of the hardest things we ever had to do […]

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Stella

Girl, born 2010 Down syndrome Listed: August 3, 2016 NEW VIDEO!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSDRmbGeQds   From a family who met her in February 2017:  ” She is what would be considered “low functioning”. I would describe her as autistic, although autism is not listed in her chart. She is currently fed via tube inserted into her mouth to […]

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ETHAN for the Parsley family — AL

Jason and Alex Parsley have been happily married for 13 years and have a beautiful family of 5 (now going on 6!). They have 3 biological children: Lily, their oldest daughter, of 12 years old; Laila, their 2nd daughter, at 10 years old, and Jed, their son, who is now 6 years old. Jason and […]

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EVITA for the Berna family — OH

Josh and Devin have been married for 10 years, and have 3 biological children. While never truly struggling with infertility, they have experienced the pain and loss of miscarriage, and the stillbirth of one of their sons. They cherish the precious lives of each of their children and are grateful for every child they have […]

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Bert

Boy, born February 2008 Listed: March 22, 2013 Bert has cerebral palsy; we don’t have any specific information   NEW VIDEO!!  A new video of Bert!!! He looks to still be in the baby house. He needs a family NOW! He is so adorable! Shareable video link: https://youtu.be/ZlnVHrFiH8k Bert’s younger brother, Ernie, has been adopted […]

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Anonymous Angels

This spot is for the Anonymous Angels group to make their donations for matching grants.   For additional information about the Anonymous Angels group, please contact Terri (gary_and_terri@hotmail.com).  

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Janie

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Three-year-old Janie is a cute little girl who likes to smile and be with her caretaker.  She gets along well with the other children in her room and loves to ride the horse toy and play with toys that make sounds.  Janie has good gross and fine […]

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Kelly

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome This beautiful child who could not be any more adorable is Kelly! Kelly is close to her foster mother and she likes playing with other kids. She likes playing with all sorts of toys, including balls, blocks, and a toy piano. She loves playing a game where you have […]

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Theresa

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Darling Theresa is close with and attached to her foster mother and early education teachers. She will laugh at her foster mother when she sees her coming and loves giving her big hugs. She likes playing with other kids and gets along well with the other children and her […]

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An Older Boy for the Keno family — Canada

John and Mary Ellen Keno have been married for 32 years and are blessed to have three birth daughters and have adopted five children over the past 22 years.  They are also blessed with four beautiful grandchildren and a great son-in-law.  God has been nudging them to adopt a teen boy with Down syndrome from […]

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Susanna

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome This little angel turned THREE today! Susan is said to be very close to her foster parents and her early education teacher. Her best friend goes by ‘Jace’ . She gets along very well with the other children and her caretakers. Susanna is a very happy child who likes […]

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Wendyll

Boy, Born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Wendyll is a wonderful two-year-old boy waiting for a forever family. He has a good appetite and is not a picky eater. He loves to eat and will make noises when he sees the caregivers getting food ready. He will even make noises when he is full and the […]

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Blythe

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect   Blythe is a beautiful one-year-old baby girl. Blythe is a quiet and easy-going baby. She loves when adults talk to and smile at her. When someone is talking to her, she smiles and listens so well that it seems like she understands exactly what you […]

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Carlie

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Recently turned 4-year-old Carlie is an adorable little girl who was born with down syndrome. Carlie love colorful toys and any activities outdoors! Carlie was found in a flower bed under a bridge and came into care at approximately 4-5 months of age. At that time, she could hold […]

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Azalea

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Precious Azalea is a 1.5-year-old baby girl who is quiet and introverted. She likes it when her foster parents hold her outside while on a walk. Azalea loves to babble to greet familiar faces and voices, but is afraid of strangers. She also loves the sounds of bells and […]

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Sheena

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect (ASD, VSD); Ametropia Sheena is the sweetest four-year-old girl around! Agency staff have met her and said that she is very smart and pleasant. Sheena is also a favorite of her caretakers, giving her a lot of extra attention and love. She was sitting independently between 9-11 […]

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Kyle

Boy, almost 3 years FAS, microdeletion syndrome 15q13.3, facial dysmorphia, speech delay, hyperopia (wear glasses) This sweet boy is very energetic and friendly. He loves kisses and cuddles. He was neglected by his biological mother and made a huge progress after his placement to a foster family. He attends a small preschool with 4-5 other […]

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Eden

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Eden is an adorable little four-year-old girl! She was born with down syndrome and congenital heart defects – VSD, double outlet of RV, and pulmonary stenosis. Eden is described by her caretakers as active, sweet, and very pretty. She loves music with a quick rhythm and […]

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Meadow

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect   Meadow is a beautiful girl who was found as a newborn and was moved into a foster family in May of 2016. She adapted to her foster family quickly and has a good routine schedule, including a daily nap. Meadow has a good appetite and […]

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Evan

Boy, born late 2009 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Evan is a 7 year old boy with Down Syndrome and an anorectal malformation that has already been operated on. He is described as a happy child and attends school with special educator. He is friendly with peers and visitors, has some independent skills and can speaks […]

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Jordan

Boy, born early 2012 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Jordan is a 5 year old boy with Down Syndrome. He is described as extremely friendly and easily soothed. Despite his language and developmental delays, he enjoys playing with the other children in his orphanage. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate point […]

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Derek

Boy, born early 2016 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Derek is a 1 year old baby boy with spiky black hair and round cheeks. He’s described as being friendly and shows a lot of interest in other children and nannies. He is able to crawl. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate […]

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Abraham

Boy, born spring 2014 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Abraham is an adorable 3 year old boy with straight black hair, big brown eyes and a round face. He has Down syndrome. He is described by his care givers as extremely cute. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate point in a […]

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Robin

Boy, born fall 2015 Down syndrome, Hep C, anemia Listed: May 11, 2017 Robin is a 1 ½ year old baby boy with Down syndrome. He has also been treated for Hep C and anemia. He has spikey black hair and large inquisitive eyes. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate point in […]

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Tanya

Girl, born spring 2014 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Tanya is a 3 year old girl with straight black hair and dark brown eyes. She has Down syndrome. She is loving and comfortable with the staff at her orphanage, but shy of strangers. Although she still can’t walk unassisted at age 3, she is […]

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Sandra

Girl, born fall 2014 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Sandra is a 2 ½ year old girl with Down syndrome. She is described as loving cuddles, is smiling most of the time and is liked by all the caretakers in her children’s home. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate point in […]

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Amy

Girl, born spring 2014 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Amy is a sweet 3 year old girl with Down syndrome. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her nannies say she loves to laugh, is able to stand with support but is not able to speak yet. The agency has photos to share at […]

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Annabelle

Girl, born summer 2015 Down syndrome, Congenital Heart Defect Listed: May 11, 2017 Annabelle is a 1 1/2 year old baby girl with Down syndrome, a small VSD and mild pulmonary hypertension. She has brown curly hair and beautiful big brown eyes. She can sit, babble and is described by her care takers as content, […]

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Marina

Girl, born summer 2012 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Marina is a cute and sociable 4 year old girl with Down Syndrome. She has straight, black hair and a shy smile. She’s described by her care takers as pleasant, she plays well with other children and can communicate with single words. The agency has […]

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Emma

Girl, born summer 2012 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Emma is an adorable 4 year old girl with Downs syndrome.  Emma is from a predominantly Christian state in Northeastern India that boarders with Myanmar. She is described as happy and enjoys playing with other children. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate […]

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Christie

Girl, born fall 2014 Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Listed: May 11, 2017 Christie is a 2 year old girl with Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. Christie has brown hair and a slender face. She is described as being happy by nature, loves playing with toys and other children, and is very cooperative with […]

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Kate

Girl, born early 2013 Down syndrome, heart defect Listed: May 11, 2017 Kate is sweet 4 year old girl in need of your prayers for a loving family. Kate has Down Syndrome and heart disease. She has big brown eyes and a round face. Kate is described as a friendly, smiley and loving child. She […]

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Hailey

Girl, born early 2016 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Hailey is a baby girl with Down syndrome. She has a precious sweet smile and her caretakers describe her as happy and friendly. The agency has photos to share at the appropriate point in a family’s adoption process.

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Dobie

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital Heart Defect Two-year-old Dobie is a delightful little boy with a love for music and dancing. In April of 2016, Dobie was moved from his orphanage to a foster family. Dobie can say dad and mum and can turn his head when called. When strangers try to hold […]

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Lucie

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect (TOF/ASD/PDA) Meet Lucie! This adorable (and very huggable) little one just turned 2 years old! She came into care as an infant, and was found to have Down syndrome, as well as some heart issues (Tetralogy of Fallot, ASD, PDA). As of last year, she had not […]

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Donahue

Boy, born 2004 PRC Cerebral palsy, club foot   At 13 years of age, sweet Donahue is only around 30 pounds.  He spends his days in one room, in his crib – with no toys or any distractions.   *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application […]

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Gianna

Girl, born 2015 congenital hydrocephalus tetralogy of fallot congenital malformation of pulmonary artery patent ductus arteriosus congenital cerebral cysts congenital malformation of corpus callosum   She had heart surgery done recently and she started to make huge progress right after it.

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ADLEY for the Seay family — PA

Brian and Cortney are excited to go back to Eastern Europe to adopt another child with special needs. A little over four years ago, they adopted two children with special needs, a son with Down Syndrome and a daughter with cerebral palsy, from the same country. This came after God opened their eyes to how […]

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Zak

Boy, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome Zak came into care when he was about one year old. He has Down Syndrome, but is otherwise healthy. Zak can walk, run and jump. He can speak many words and makes good eye contact during conversation. His personality is described as warm, outgoing, active and optimistic. He gets […]

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Kenyon

Boy, born August 2016 PRC Down syndrome, malnutrition, Thalassemia Kenyon came into care when he was about two months old. He has Down Syndrome, malnutrition and Thalassemia. He has not yet needed blood transfusions to treat his thalassemia. A heart murmur was detected, but a heart ultrasound came back normal. Kenyon’s development is delayed. He […]

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Emma Leigh

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Emma has Down Syndrome, but is otherwise a healthy girl. She came into care when she was about 3 months old and joined a foster family when she was two. She likes to play with her foster family (she has 3 foster siblings) and is particularly close to her […]

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Indy Llew’s Birthday

Help celebrate Indy Llew’s birthday by helping a family bring home their child! What a beautiful first year we have had with our girl. We wanted to do something special to celebrate Indy’s birthday, and kept coming back to Reece’s Rainbow. There are so many children that need loving homes and the opportunity to thrive. […]

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Champ

Boy, born 2013 T-A Premature, traumatic birth, history of seizures Listed: May 2017 Champ was born one month premature and he suffered from HIE (hypoxic-ischemi encephalopathy) which is basically brain damage caused by lack of oxygen.  All of his medical complications, except for the cleft lip and palate, were caused by his traumatic birth. Champ […]

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JENNY for the Etter family — NJ

Justin and Tara have been married for five years and have a two-year old biological daughter who loves to read and loves Mickey Mouse.  As soon as Vivien was born, she was loved beyond comprehension by two parents who prayed for her and would show her the love of Jesus. This love grew and overflowed, […]

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Logan

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Outgoing Logan knows what he wants and isn’t afraid to let you know! He has a ready smile and loves to cuddle with his caretakers. Logan loves eating his favorite foods, especially desserts. He likes interacting with the other children, swinging, and playing with balls. Logan has been diagnosed […]

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BRUCE for the Ramirez family — NC

Robert and Louisa have been married for twenty-three years. They are the parents of five children, all through the blessings of adoption. While traveling to Russia, Guatemala and Ukraine,  Robert and Louisa saw the unforgettable faces of children in orphanages they had to leave behind. They witnessed the heartache and misery that comes from growing […]

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Gabriella

Girl, born February 2014 PRC osteo-genesis imperfecta (OI) Listed: Jan 26, 2016 Gabriella might have fragile bones but she has a mighty heart! She is currently living in a foster care center that focuses on caring for children with bone conditions. She is not currently getting pamidronate or any IV treatment for her condition as […]

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Jack

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Jack loves playing with other children, and he has his opinions on who are his favorite people. He enjoys watching TV, especially dance and music programs. His favorite toys are the ones that make sounds, and he wants to press the buttons all by himself! He […]

FYNN for the Wierenga family — MA

Colleen and James Wierenga met in college in 2005, yet life lead them in different directions.  Five years later Colleen reached out to James, and the rest is history, they dated for two years; then got married in the fall of 2012.  They always knew they wanted a large family, whether it be having biological […]

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Brenna

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down Syndrome Brenna is a lovely baby girl who smiles easily. She loves playing outdoors and listening to music. Brenna has Down syndrome, and no other diagnosed health conditions. As of July 2016, she could lift her head and chest up when lying on her stomach, and roll over without any […]

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MARI ROSE for the Collins family — AZ

“Mari Rose” was born with Down syndrome and Congenital Heart Defect, because of this her family abandoned her at birth and now she lives in an orphanage. Luckily a non-profit in the United States found out about “Mari Rose” and her life threatening need to have immediate open heart surgery, they quickly raised the money […]

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