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Entries by Michelle Zoromski

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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A Child for the Hughes family — NC

Matt and Jessica are excited to be working on their third international special needs adoption, this time from India! 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 […]

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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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A Child for the Witbrod family — WY

Hello, we are Tony and Sarah Witbrod. We have six amazing children and have always planned to have adoption as part of our story. We met in college in 1999 and were married in 2006. Shortly after we were married, we accepted our referral for our daughter in Guatemala. It was a long but amazing […]

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VAEDA for the Morgan family — TN

Zachary and Savannah recently celebrated four glorious years of marriage and have two beautiful children, Reese and little Zachary. They live on a farm in a small country town in southern TN, and are blessed with a slower paced, albeit full, life as a little family loving each other and growing together in the Lord! […]

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A CHILD for the Rathmann Family — MN

Our journey in life together has been a blend of hardship and blessing, a beautiful testimony of God’s grace, love, and power. Proverbs 24:16 says: “for though the righteous fall seven times, they will rise again.” This has been our story; one of heartache and sickness, but also one of redemption and finding our ability […]

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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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A CHILD for the Arnold Family — WA

We are the Arnold Family.  We are adopting again. Adopting has led us all over the globe to find our children China, India, and Ghana. We are currently a family of seven children.   We have two Reece’s Rainbow kids at home already.  We can’t imagine our lives without our children.  We are hoping to adopt […]

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Birdie +1 for the Childers family — PA

William and Aubrey met over 15 years ago at a Starbucks Coffee shop in a small town in Oregon. Aubrey was working late nights and early mornings to help support her parents who were going through a difficult time, and William was working towards his Bachelors Degree. Once they met, they were inseparable. They have […]

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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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A CHILD for the Jagge family — TX

Meet the Jagge family from Texas – Theron, Kelci, Emma (10) and Hudson (2)! In 2020, Kelci came across an Instagram video that was posted by a Reece’s Rainbow family. Seeing how this family had drastically changed a life, the Jagges were drawn to do research on special needs orphans around the world. Reece’s Rainbow […]

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A BOY for the Price family — IA

The Price Family is excited to expand their family through adoption! Joe and Amy have been married for 6 years and have 4 children; biological and adopted. Joe works in insurance and Amy is an interior designer and they live in Iowa. They are in the process of adopting a little boy from Bulgaria. Amy […]

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MAGNOLIA for the Snyder family — FL

We’re just an ordinary family living the extraordinary life by stepping out in faith in place of standing frozen in fear. If you’d have told me last Spring that I would be once again speeding through the adoption paperwork pile I wouldn’t have believed you. So on this very day I stand in awe at […]

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YAGER for the Edwards family — IN

Devin, an IT manager at an electric cooperative, and Melissa, a former teacher, have been married for six years and have two children, a toddler and a teen that make life full and fun! They love spending time together, hiking, fishing, exploring new parks and destinations. For many years Melissa felt God placing the special […]

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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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2 CHILDREN for the Hamblen family — NC

Chris and Kelli have been married for almost 10 years. They have 3 wonderful biological children and are so excited to be adding 2 more wonderful children to their family through adoption. Chris works part-time as a pastor and he owns his own small woodworking business. Kelli works with preschool and elementary age children as […]

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A GIRL for the Parrish family — GA

Hi! We are Steven and Anna, and we have four amazing kids! We got married in 2010 and immediately started talking about having a family. We knew that we wanted adoption or foster care to be part of our story, but there is no way we could have envisioned how God would bring us all […]

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A GIRL for the Graves family — MD

Phil and Kristie Graves have been married for almost 2 decades. Phil met Kristie when he became the youth pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Maryland in 2001. Kristie was teaching senior high Sunday school and Phil thought she was pretty nice from the very beginning. For several years, Phil and Kristie discussed the idea […]

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FRANKLIN & MIKEL for the JOHNSON family — TX

We are the Johnson family! Meet Dad, Kevin, and Mom Seana. Kevin raced motocross professionally for years before he retired and is now a realtor. Seana is a stay-at-home homeschool teacher to their 5 children. Our kids are Preslie (13), Gavin (10), Kenlie (8), Emmaline (5), and Everleigh (1 1/2). We are overjoyed to be […]

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A GIRL for the Collins family — AZ

The Collins Family is excited to expand their family and add a new little one to the bunch! Lee & Diana have been married for 22 years and are the proud parents of 4 amazing children. Spencer is 20 years old, Trevor is 19, Emma is 12, and their youngest daughter Kenzie is 4 years […]

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Bert for the Anderson-Hansen family — CT

Meet the Anderson-Hansen Family! Charlie and Liz have a blended family with 5 children: Ethan (15), Savanna (13), Abby (12), Emmeline (5) and Cameron (4). Charlie and Liz each brought children from first marriages (the oldest 3), had one child together (Emmeline) and adopted one child through DCF. They are both registered nurses. Charlie works […]

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A BOY for the Myers family — MI

When I was in college in 1996, I had the opportunity to travel to Haiti on a service learning trip. It was there I met the most precious child, a social orphan, like so many in the world. And she planted a seed that took years to spout. In 2010, I traveled with family to […]

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JACE for the Palm family — KY

Meet the Palms!  Adam and Carolyn and their kids: Doug, Adam, Veronica, Matthew, Mary, Jack, Regina, Gabriel, and Gemma. When Adam and Carolyn were married almost seventeen years ago, they knew God was calling them to raise a family, but did not know if they would be able to have biological children.  Even before they […]

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A CHILD for the Boyer family — OH

Meet the Boyer family! Shane (dad) works in the manufacturing industry. April (mom) stays at home and homeschools their five children. They live on a small homestead in Ohio.  Shane and April began the process to foster-adopt early on in their marriage and soon found out they were expecting their second child, so they decided […]

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IVEY for the Pfenninger family — GA

Hi! We are Jonathan and Melissa Pfenninger. We have two beautiful daughters named Ivy (4) and Elliott (2) and are in the process to bring home a third! We did not start out the adoption process in your typical way. While very open to adoption, our plans were always to build our family through biological […]

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Leah’s Birthday Fundraiser!

Over the last 11 years of my life has been forever changed by the wonderful work Reece’s Rainbow is doing helping orphans with special needs around the world find forever families. For me it all started, having my older sister, Sarah who has Down syndrome in my life. I have with the help of my […]

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A Child for the Dispenza family — LA

Patrick and Lindsey have devoted their lives to changing the lives of kids from all different backgrounds and abilities.  They always knew they would adopt internationally, but it wasn’t until 2020 when God said to step out in faith and they decided to push forward.  After fostering for over 10 years, they decided to pursue […]

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EMILIA +1 for the Darnowski family — IN

We are the Darnowski family. We just adopted three little toddlers, who don’t yet toddle, from Eastern Europe! Elizaveta (Carmen on RR) 15 mos, Yuri (Quill) 2.5 and Piotr (Kade) 2.5 years. We realized that some other families were going back again right after adopting, to adopt again. They so inspired us, that we decided […]

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AARON for the Allardice family — MA

We are the Allardice Family from Fall River, MA. Our family includes Erica, Ian and our 2 children Kailee 12yo and Rylan 7yo. Our story started many years ago when Ian and I were only 15yo we met in driving school. We became close friends throughout high school. We parted ways after graduation and went […]

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SCOTT for the McFarland-Higgins Family — VA

Brian and Stephanie have grown their family in nearly every possible way: biology, step parenting, foster care and international adoption. Nine of their children are “permanent members” but a handful of extras call them mom and dad from their years as foster parents, and they have even recently added the title of “bonus grandparents” to […]

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ELLA for the Peters family — WA

Meet the Peters family! This beautiful family is excited to be on their second adoption working hard to bring home a precious girl born with Down Syndrome. Joe and Ronda have a special admiration for people born with Down Syndrome, their fourth child being born with DS, opened their world to the beauty of everyone […]

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DONNA for the Debus family — APO

Jason grew up in Oklahoma and spent most of his life in Texas and Merilee is from Georgia. Their story didn’t begin until they met while working overseas in Tokyo, Japan. After falling in love and deciding they wanted to start a future together, they were married and began the hard work of blending their […]

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Fabian

Boy, born 2019 Fetal alcohol syndrome (dysmorphic) Listed: Nov 2020   He has 5 siblings in the family-style children home, they are not adoptable.  Fabian is available to large families, and older parents.  Married couples only.  

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DAWSON for the Doggett family — WA

Douglas and Jena have been married for almost six years. Their first son joined their family from Eastern Europe through adoption just before Christmas 2019. When they brought him home, they said they would go back “in a few years.” However, much like when they saw their first son’s photo and story, they now feel […]

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MARIELLA for the Kalkhorst family — CO

We (Brion and Jenn) have been part of the adoption community for most of our lives. Brion’s family, including his father, aunts, and uncles, as well as niece and nephew were adopted. Before Jenn met Brion, she spent many years working with organizations that supported orphans and community health in Vietnam, China, Mexico, and Honduras. […]

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RAVI for the Chesterton family — MD

Hi, we are Hannah and Paul! We have been married for eight years and have an 18-month-old son. Paul grew up in a rural area of California, and Hannah was raised in Dorset, in the South of England. Like many couples we met through a mutual friend; more unusually, we met at a bluegrass house […]

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Sarah`s MACC

For Sarah’s MACC fundraisers! 80% will go to Sarah’s MACC child, Violet — and 20% to cover the expenses & postage. A list of donors will be provided to Sarah. Thank you!

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DARCY JOY for the Houston Family — AZ

Meet the Houston family made up of Wesley, Rachael and their dog Kyba! Wes and Rach met at an elementary school play of Frog and Toad, it was true love at first sight! They share a passion for music, art, exploration, the outdoors, and family. Rachael, a teacher for 10 years and now administrator, has […]

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