Entries by Michelle Zoromski

SHILOH for the Vanada Family — AR

In 2017, Kirstin moved to Jinja, Uganda to serve at Amazima Ministries. She had no idea the journey God was going to take her on in the next five years! During her time in Uganda, she got involved with Ekisa Ministries, an organization that works with children with disabilities. In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic hit. […]

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A CHILD for the Obenauf family — MI

Ever since she was a young girl, Stephani has wanted a big family with a lot of kids, several of whom she hoped would arrive via adoption. She learned about the plight of orphans with special needs 10 years ago when an online friend adopted a little boy with Down syndrome from Ukraine and that’s […]

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A BOY for the Dispenza family — LA

Lindsey and Patrick have been married for 15 years and knew they always wanted to adopt. They began fostering soon after getting married and have continued to foster many kids, including their now adopted daughters. In 2020, they saw a little girls on Reece’s Rainbow and decided to no longer let finances stop them from […]

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ROSALIA for the Harper Family — GA

Dustin and Marlaina are happy to be working on their third international adoption. Dustin and Marlaina have been married for 19 years and have three children. Imani, age 13, was born in Tanzania and was adopted while Dustin and Marlaina were working and volunteering in Tanzania for six years. Cohen is ten and loves soccer […]

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A Girl for the Schimetz family — ND

Residing in the state of North Dakota, Bill and Raelynn, along with their three boys John (8), James (6), and Reid (3), hope to welcome home sweet Melly. Their adoption journey started as conversations during their dating years, and the desire to grow their family through adoption remained on their hearts years later. In 2018 […]

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A BOY for the Hymas family — UT

Meet the Hymas family! Curtis and Desiree married young 16 years ago and have never looked back! They knew they had something special and envisioned a simple life of love, sacrifice, faith and adventure. Five biological kids later, they recognized their passion for being parents, creating memories and raising a close-knit family with the same […]

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Sofija and Tadija`s Birthdays!

It is hard for us to imagine a life without our two incredible children. To us, it feels like they have always been “Hickeys” but, reality is, they both spent many years as orphans. There are currently millions of orphans worldwide waiting to find their forever families. Children who are worthy of so much love, […]

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CLIDE for the Weaver family — TX

Meet Derek and Kristy! They have been dating for 23 years and married for 17 years! Derek and Kristy met online when they were just freshmen in high school. Kristy’s family had just purchased a brand-new computer, and the next day on October 9, 1999, she was connected to the internet for the very first […]

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VIVIAN for the Bukowski Family — IL

Jim and Katya came from completely different worlds. Jim was born and raised in the Midwest and had rarely traveled. Katya is from Russia and loved to travel. She spent the summer of 1998 working at a bed and breakfast in the U.S. She returned to Russia in the fall of 1998 to complete her […]

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Ukrainian Orphan Supplies Project

In March 2022, as a result of the invasion of Russian military, 2 orphanages were evacuated out of Ukraine with millions of other Ukrainian refugees. These 46 orphans, along with 4 caregivers and the caregivers’ children, were then moved to Italy, where they are currently housed as refugees. The orphanage was evacuated quickly, so the […]

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A GIRL for the Noll family — MI

Ryan and Jamie Noll have been married for nearly 20 years! They grew up in the same neighborhood, and dated for three years before a year-long engagement; he proposed on the infamous covered bridge in Frankenmuth, Michigan. They home school their five daughters and one son – Jadyn (16), Evalynn (14), Raieyn (11), Loushyn (9), […]

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Help for Ukrainian Orphans, Orphanages, and Caregivers

Money given on this page will be disbursed through trusted intermediaries on the ground in Ukraine to orphanage staff for salaries, diapers, medical care, food, travel expenses in the case of evacuation, etc. Thank you for helping!! Funds are sent to in-country people, and receipts obtained. A list of donors will be provided to Oleg’s […]

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Ukraine

Many people have reached out, asking how they can help the people in Ukraine.  Donations through this link will be sent to experienced, reliable organizations that we support, in Ukraine. If you’d like to show your support in your daily life, we also have t-shirts available for purchase:  Reece’s Rainbow Bonfire store Currently, the organizations […]

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Jennifer’s Fundraiser

Jennifer Doloski adopted from Ukraine in 2012 and 2016. When she was asked to help get tactical gear to citizen combats fighting in Ukraine’s war against Russia’s unprovoked aggression, she agreed to do so, but needed assistance in financing the shipping costs. It costs more than $300 to ship one ballistic vest to Poland, and […]

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A GIRL for the Zars family — MI

Megan and Jacob Zars have been together for ten years and have two children, Otto (5yo) and Caspian (4yo). They are currently waiting to bring home a little girl from India, age 1, with Down syndrome. The Zars family has been in the process to adopt since 2019, originally pursuing a China adoption but switching […]

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DEBBIE for the Carter family — TN

Hello! We are the Carter Family! We have 4 boys and a beautiful little girl. In 2017, we felt the Lord calling us to adoption and began praying for the direction and timing that God would have for us. In 2020, when our daughter turned 2, we knew that God was giving us the green […]

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A Child for the Storz family — TX

Laci is a Texas-certified early childhood special education teacher. She is certified in ESL, Special Education, and EC-6. She has been teaching in a special education setting for five years and has experience working with disabilities ranging from mild to severe. She is passionate about working with students with special needs. Laci began thinking about […]

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The 250 Project

When the Higgins family brought home their second child with down syndrome, they felt an immediate pull to return for a third child, a little boy who had been waiting far too long. Exhausted from back to back adoptions, they prayed that God would pave the way for them to be able to quickly bring […]

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A CHILD for the Marsh Family — NC

Taylor and Celia Marsh have embarked on a journey to bring their son home from Eastern Europe! They currently have 3 precious boys who are so excited to welcome another brother into the family. The Lord began to speak to them during the pandemic in regards to adoption, and led them through dreams and visions […]

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A CHILD for the Nealey family — MI

Charsie and Micheal have been married 8 years and together for over 11. They have dedicated their life to serving others. Micheal works child welfare for the State of Michigan and Charsie is a Family Nurse Practitioner currently working in Hospice. They have always been open to the idea of a family through adoption and […]

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IGOR for the Pinkham family — NH

Charlie and Amanda met in high school during a school play of Hound of the Baskervilles. There were so many students interested that the school filled 2 complete casts! They were both cast as the lead character Sherlock Holmes! Perhaps the Director knew something about these two young kids and how they were evenly matched […]

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JAMES and JOHN for the Casey family — IN

Jonathan and Maggie Casey are classically trained musicians living in Northeast Indiana. They met when they were 10 years old and started dating in college. From early in their relationship they determined that they both wanted lots of children; at the time they both had nieces and nephews they loved dearly and both of them […]

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A Boy for the Strom family — NC

Knowing just how many children in the world need loving homes, Kelley and Jon have dreamed of adoption for years. They thought their story would start with having biological children, then growing their family further through adoption. God had different plans, though. After experiencing 4 difficult pregnancy losses, they started to open their hearts to […]

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A BOY for the Steyer family — OH

In 2013, when Nick and Val said yes to adopting a young boy from Eastern Europe that was being hosted in the US, they never dreamed answering God’s call would impact their lives so much. What they didn’t know was that little boy already had a family pursuing him. After much prayer they decided to […]

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A GIRL for the Lopez family — PA

Isabella knew that one day she would grow her family through adoption, when she was a young girl watching Adoption Stories on TV. Though she never imagined ever going the route of international special needs adoption, until she was introduced to Reece’s Rainbow. She saw a social media post of a single mom adopting a […]

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LUCY for the Hart family

Robbie and Meagan’s hearts were broken after learning that over 1,000 special needs children were ready and waiting to find their forever families in India. They brought home their first daughter in Dec 2019 and became advocates for adoption, especially adoption of special needs children. About 9 months after Nivi joined the Hart family, they […]

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EDEN for the Hughes family — NC

Matt and Jessica are excited to be working on their third international special needs adoption! Matt and Jessica have been married almost 10 years and adoption has always been part of their plans. Matt and Jessica knew that God was calling them to adopt. They chose to add to their family only through adoption, and […]

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TIPPI for the Sheffer family — MD

Mandy and Thomas have been married for fifteen years, together for twenty, and have always been overflowing with love and enthusiasm for life and excited to thoughtfully grow their family. Parents to two biological sons, they’d always wished to add a third child to their family. Adoption had been something they have talked about since […]

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Isaac’s Buddies

Isaac’s Buddies was created in celebration of Isaac, who was adopted from Ukraine in 2020 at the age of 10. Isaac was listed on Reece’s Rainbow for over 7 years before his family found him, thanks to an advocacy post on Facebook, and decided to commit to bringing him home. He went from being a […]

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BENSON for the Travis Family — AL

Hi everyone, we are Candy and Adam Travis from Alabama. Adam and I met through a mutual friend, and we are now about to be celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary!! We have four biological adult children, and a precious three year old little girl that we are in the final stages of adopting domestically. We […]

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2 Girls for the Newsom Family — TN

Meet the Newsoms! The Newsom family is originally from Texas but moved to East Tennessee a little over two years ago. They love living in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains and exploring this beautiful part of the United States. Husband & father, Cass Newsom, was in the military for 8 years in both the […]

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A BOY for the Shepard family — IN

We are James and Kim Shepard. We are two passionate, goofy, and adventurous cat parents who are seeking to grow our awesome family through international adoption. We both work for the same agent as community-based therapists for individuals with disabilities and mental health dual diagnoses. We both have a huge heart for individuals with disabilities […]

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2 Sisters for Calo family — LA

The Calo family is excited to be expanding their family again via adoption! Three years ago we hosted two sisters over the Christmas holiday. The connection with the girls was instantaneous, like we had always known each other, so we continued to host them several more times until God allowed us to begin the adoption […]

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2 BOYS for the Marsh family — MD

The Marsh family is so excited to be growing their family through adoption. They are currently parents to Alex, Sony, and Chelsea and are working on bringing home two boys. Shannon and Jay both have a long history in special needs adoption. Shannon previously adopted her two daughters as a single mom. Both Chelsea and […]

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AUDEN for the Umstead family — PA

I am happy to introduce you to the Umstead family. They are a family of 11! Tom and Heather have 4 biological children who are all adults. Tom, along with his brother-in-law, father-in-law and son, own their own business where they cut trees and sell the timber. Heather stays at home with the kids and […]

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A CHILD for the Connelly family — LA

Zachary and Caitlyn Connelly are the parents of 5 biological children. They are starting the journey to adopt a 2 year old boy from Eastern Europe. They know this may seem radical to some people but being the hands and feet of Jesus is what we are called to do, right? Adoption is expensive and […]

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