Entries by Michelle Zoromski

S for the Stearns family — ID

Brian, and Rebekah Stearns, have been married for 16 years and reside in Nampa, Idaho. Their family of 5 first learned about S, a teenaged special needs orphan, through friends of theirs who had hosted him for the summer of 2017. He desperately needs a family to adopt him—especially since he has been at risk […]

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Pacey

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Pacey is a precious baby born, born in May of 2017 with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect- ASD. Pacey is kind-hearted boy who gets along well with the other children and who is good at sharing toys with others. He really likes colorful toys that make […]

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Ridge

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Ridge is an extroverted, active, and smiley little boy, born in June of 2016 with Down syndrome. Ridge can crawl, walk with his hands held, and stand and walk with his hands holding onto something for support. He can hold his own bottle and transfer toys between hands. Ridge […]

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JP

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome JP is a happy, chunky little dude … he has a very inquisitive personality – always wanting to see and be a part of what’s going on! When you come in the door, JP would be the first one to smile big, wave his hands, and giggle nonstop. It’s […]

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Freddie, Carly and Samantha

These 3 siblings are only adoptable together!  They are in the same region, but in 2 different cities and 3 different orphanages. Freddie: Boy, born 2015 Disorder of brain, unspecified Specific speech articulation disorder A very good boy, friendly and smart!   Carly: Girl, Born 2012 Disorder of brain, unspecified; Other congenital valgus deformities of […]

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Ace

Boy, born 2013 Other congenital malformations of limb(s) Localization-related (focal)(partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with complex partial seizures    

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Jack

Boy, born 2009 PRC bilateral microphthalmia with surgical removal of cataracts. He has low, but functional vision. Jack is charismatic 8 year old boy who wants a family to take him home from the orphanage. Jack has low vision but doesn’t let that suppress his bright personality. He does have some vision and is amazing […]

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Ruby`s Birthday Celebration

We are so excited to celebrate Ruby’s sixth birthday, her first birthday HOME!!! We were so blessed throughout our adoption of Ruby, from first seeing her on Reece’s Rainbow to the many generous donations given through our fsp! I remember during the process one thing (besides getting her Home) I looked most forward to was […]

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Knox

Boy, born 2003 Down Syndrome astigmatism convergent concomitant strabismus scoliosis flat foot (pes planus) *** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

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Preston

Boy, born 2010 Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy Other organic personality and behavioural disorders due to brain disease, damage and dysfunction Congenital deformity of feet Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements optic atrophy epileptic syndrome Listed: Sept 2018 From a family who knows him: Preston is a very special boy who has already impacted many people in […]

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Baker

Boy, born 2010 PRC Cerebral palsy Baker is a, handsome, active, and talkative boy. Baker loves listening to music, playing games, and singing. He is known to share snacks with the other children around him and communicates well with his teachers and classmates. Baker is diagnosed with strabismus and cerebral palsy that affects his right […]

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Stellan

Boy, born 2005 PRC Morquio **URGENT- AGING OUT!** Stellan is a smart and sweet young man, born in April of 2005. Stellan’s file lists malformation of vertebral column as his special need, but it has been determined that he has Morquio (MPS). Stellan is a model student who loves not only language, but acting as […]

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Darcy Joy

Girl, born 2009 PRC Spinal meningocele Determined Darcy is described by those who know her as joyful and optimistic. Darcy was a camper at an advocacy camp run by another agency in November of 2017. Agency reps and Darcy’s camp partner said that she was a true delight, full of personality. She was ready to […]

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Oskar

Boy, born 2010 PRC Cerebral Palsy Oskar is an extroverted and handsome boy, born in July of 2010, who usually has a huge smile on his face, whether he is at home or at school! His smile is so amazing that he makes everyone around him happy just by being with him. Oskar lives with […]

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Hudson

Boy, born 2006 PRC HIV+ Hudson is a great kid who is all boy. He spent about two years in the local orphanage, where he was taken care of by a blind couple who worked at the orphanage, before being moved to a group home with other children who also have HIV. Hudson is described […]

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Penelope

Girl, born 2013 Thoracic spina bifida with hydrocephalus Congenital vertical talus deformity Chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis mixed developmental disorder Listed: June 2017 $112.50 has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

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Sofia

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome and congenital heart disease- ASD, VSD, and PDA Sofia is an adorable little girl! One month after surgery to repair Sofia’s heart, it was discovered that her trachea had been injured while she was intubated during surgery. At that time, she underwent a tracheotomy and had a trach in […]

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Ayla

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart disease (VSD and PDA) Ayla is a beautiful little girl! Her file also mentions an umbilical hernia and pigeon chest/rib exstrophy briefly. Ayla joined a foster family in 2015 and is well loved by her foster family. She can walk unsupported and get dressed and undressed by […]

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Emilia

Girl, born 2011 Down syndrome, severe mental retardation, cardiomyopathy   *** I am eligible for an additional $5,000 Grant!  From May 15 through Dec 31, 2018, children with Down syndrome ages 6-9 are eligible for a $5000 Older Child Grant! ***  

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Taylor

Girl, born summer 2016 Down syndrome Listed: August 2018 Taylor is a beautiful baby girl with Down syndrome. She has straight black hair with brown eyes. Taylor has a beautiful smile that she extends to everyone she comes into contact with. She pays close attention to what is going on around her by following closely […]

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Shannen

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, alpha thalassemia (carrier only) Shannen could not be more precious! Shannen makes great eye contact when adults are talking to her and she can tightly grasp onto things, such as her caregiver’s fingers. She knows how to roll over. Shannen’s caretakers describe her as quiet and smiley. When she gets […]

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Davi

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Davi is an adorable baby boy, born in August of 2017, who is described his caretakers as quiet and lovely. Davi was born with down syndrome and congenital heart disease- VSD and ASD. He was weak as an infant because of the CHD, but received surgery to repair the […]

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Felicia

Girl, born early 2012 PRC Down syndrome Felicia is a beautiful little girl with a darling smile, born in February of 2012 with down syndrome. Felicia loves to play and is said to be lively and friendly. She is not a picky eater and likes a variety of foods. Felicia enjoys playing with rubber balls, […]

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Kenzie’s Birthday Fundraiser

Who once was a sick baby girl, abandoned at birth due to a diagnosis of Down syndrome and major heart defect, laying in a crib wasting away at an orphanage… is now our BEAUTIFUL, HEALTHY, HAPPY daughter! One year ago while we were in the adoption process, an amazing family found our story and decided […]

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FAITH ANN for the Lee family — CO

David and I (Stephanie) met on Mother’s Day 2002. I knew immediately that we would marry! Four months after meeting, we starting dating and three months later, we were engage. Four months after engagement, we were married. We knew we wanted kids and adoption was always something we thought about. I got pregnant in 2005, […]

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Izzy

Girl, born 2011 Cerebral Palsy Izzy has cerebral palsy. She transferred to her current home in June 2018 and has already made remarkable progress. She is incredibly bright, social, and affectionate. She previously had no exposure to English but now responds to several English commands. She also says several words such as “hi”, “bye”, and […]

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Ainsley

Girl, born 2014 Ankle contractures Ainsley is listed as having cerebral palsy, but despite contractures (limited motion) in both ankles, none of her other muscles/joints seem to be affected. She has good motor control and strength. She is motivated to stand and walk. She pulls to stand and tries to stand in the middle of […]

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Gavyn

Boy, born 2016 Other specified disorders of brain Unspecified severe protein-calorie malnutrition Other specified congenital malformations Double outlet right ventricle Other specified congenital malformations of kidney Chronic obstructive pyelonephritis Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Listed: July 2018

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Declan

Boy, born 2017 ventricular septal defect Neonatal cerebral irritability Other specified mental disorders due to known physiological condition Listed: July 2018  

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TALLULAH for the Keim family — NE

Rodney and Alisha Keim live in a small Nebraska community with their children, Josiah, Selah, and Jeremiah, where Rodney runs a small brewpub and Alisha teaches dance. They have always planned to grow their family through adoption. They first found and fell in love with Tallulah after seeing a Facebook post linking to her Reece’s […]

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LARRY for the Karrick family — GA

Steve and Ginger Karrick have been married for 22 years. Steve is a Firefighter/EMT and Ginger stays home with their 9 Beautiful children, three biological and six adopted. They are excited to announce they are adopting again. This time a young man that is aging out very soon. It has been amazing to see God […]

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DOLLY for the Vierstra family — CA

Christinna and Kendall Vierstra have three children that are now adults living on their own.  They want to share their love with a child they can adopt into their loving family. Christinna and Kendall are an International family… Christina is Russian, Kendall is American and Dolly is Eastern European. Christinna said she was on Facebook and […]

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Saydie

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Saydie is a precious baby girl, born in February of 2017 with down syndrome. She isn’t afraid to smile when she is happy or look serious when she is upset. Saydie is a quiet little one who enjoys being cuddled, listening to music, and playing with musical toys. She […]

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Penny

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome   Meet Penelope! She is a lovable and charming little girl who is 3 years old. Penelope came into care when she was about 6 months old. After a few months at the orphanage, she was placed with a foster family, where she has blossomed! Penelope was born with […]

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JAYCIE for the Massie Family – TX

Crystal and Bryan have been living in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex for most of their adult lives. They have two beautiful daughters aged 5 and 2. They are excited to add to their family by adopting a child internationally. Their oldest child was born with Down Syndrome and has inspired the family to […]

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Conner

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome   Conner is an adorable little boy, born in May of 2014 with down syndrome and anal atresia. He has had three surgeries, including a colostomy and anoplasty. Conner receives early childhood education and rehabilitation to work on his cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, and language abilities. After just […]

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Ronan

Boy, born 2011 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Ronan is a happy and handsome little guy, born in February of 2011 with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect. Ronan has had surgery for his ASD. He is living in a foster home connected to the orphanage and he goes to school in a special education […]

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Remi

Boy, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Listed: June 2018 Remi is the cutest little guy, born in June of 2017 with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect- PFO. At the time his file was prepared, he had motor delays. He slept a lot and was said to be very mild-mannered. He loves colorful […]

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MONA for The Williamson Family — TX

Tony and Ashley Williamson have always wanted a big family, there just wasn’t a specific plan on how that would happen. Their son Hayden is 20, their daughter Lauren is 18. Along the way, they have had other children in and out of the home based on needs in their community. Friends of their children, […]

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Lainey

Girl, born 2007 S.E. Asia Down syndrome, Hepatitis B This 11 year old girl enjoys music, dancing, and drawing! She is described as helpful and often helps with the younger children in the care center by changing diapers and helping with mealtime. She came into care at 7 years old and birth history is unknown. […]

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Vera

Girl, born 2015 S.E. Asia Down syndrome This two year old is very affectionate and loves to be held and cuddled. Her caregivers describe her as a gentle and easy baby. She was born prematurely at 34 weeks and is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Developmentally she can crawl, pull to stand, sits unassisted, grasp objects, […]

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Maurice

Boy, born 2007 S.E. Asia Down syndrome, Hepatitis B This 11 year old boy loves to do simple science experiments, dancing, and art activities. His caregivers describe him to be happy, extroverted, cooperative, and compassionate. He was approximately two months old when he entered into care and is diagnosed with Down syndrome and Hepatitis B. […]

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Sylvan

Boy, born 2007 S.E. Asia Down syndrome This older boy loves to be the center of attention and likes to be close to his teacher. He is diagnosed with Down syndrome. He is noted to have good gross motor skills and can ride a tricycle, run, climb, use utensils to eat, throw a ball, and […]

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Colt

Boy, born 2015 S.E. Asia Down syndrome, malnutrition, umbilical hernia, and microcytic anemia This active and affectionate little boy came into care at approximately two months old. He is said to have an easy smile and enjoys joking with his caregivers. He especially likes being cuddled, hugged, and being held before bedtime. His caregivers report […]

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