Entries by Michelle Zoromski

Hasini for the Woods family — NH

We are Carrie and Ken Woods, parents of six children, four adopted from Asia and two biological. We met in high school and have been married for almost 34 years. Our children range in ages from 8 to 31 and we are also excited to soon be grandparents. We started our first adoption in 2000 […]

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Tristan

Boy, born 2014 PRC Bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma Additional photos and video available. Tristan has a severe skin condition. Look at that smile in spite of what must be very painful and itchy sores. A report from August 2018 says the following: Tristan has a pair of bright eyes. He has a smile, he is so […]

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These families are in country now…meeting their child for the first time as a result of your life-saving donations Families are still eligible for FSP donations until they are HOME with their new child, so it is not too late to help them with your sponsorship gifts.

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Griffiths Family Fundraising

Whilst adopting our daughter with special needs from abroad, we were privileged to meet and fall in love with many beautiful children with Down Syndrome in her orphanage. The conditions they have to endure, even against children with minor or no special needs are terrible, and we decided that when we came back, we would […]

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MADELINE for the Swegle family — CO

Brian and Julie Swegle are the parents of 7. After raising their 6 birth children, they decided that they were still young enough and brave enough to add more children to their family through adoption. Because Julie is a teacher for the visually impaired at a school for the deaf and the blind, they felt […]

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The families listed on this page have made it to “the end of the rainbow”. They have endured many long months of paper-chasing and fundraising in anticipation of bringing their new child home quickly. Your sponsorship is most critical now, as their final agency, country, and travel fees are coming due. Your help will make […]

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Sponsor one or more families to help with the financial burden of their adoption journey. These families are GETTING CLOSER, but still very much need your financial support! Thank you for your generous gift of life and love!

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Sponsor one or more families to help with the financial burden of their adoption journey. These families are in the process of completing their HOME STUDY, and still very much need your financial support! Thank you for your generous gift of life and love!

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  These are the families who have taken a leap of faith and committed to adopt one or more of our orphaned children most recently. We are thrilled to have them, and so grateful for this life-saving step to rescue our angels!Your continued financial support will give them the strength and courage to continue this […]

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Loving Starfish

We are a group of passionate people advocating and fundraising for special needs orphans around the world and the families who are running to bring them home. A list of donors will be provided to Loving Starfish. Thank you!

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CHIP for the Kosloski family — WI

Phil and Maggie have been married for 10 years and have been blessed with 5 beautiful children, ages 9, 7, 6, 4, and 3.  Phil is a writer and works from home.  Maggie homeschools the children and the whole family gets to spend most of their time together, which is something they do not take […]

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CALEB for the Beck family — TX

We are Jaime and Gary and we hope that our story can help you understand why we have chosen the wonderful yet difficult path of adoption. We are the parents to three internationally adopted children from China, Shawn 8, Ryan 5, and Robin 3. We are often asked why we chose to adopt internationally rather […]

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ETHAN PAUL for the Nowrey family — DE

Another Journey!! Welcome to our new addition, our 3rd child, Ethan Paul. William and Catrina are the parents of two, 7 and 8 years old.  William and Catrina know each other for long time and met again in 2006.  They went out on date in 2006 and marriage in 2008! They used live in New […]

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HARLOW for the Marshall family — VA

The Marshall Family is adopting again! 2.5 years ago the Marshall’s welcomed Ping (Pepper on RR) and Liam into their family and went from a family of 4 to a family of 6. One year after bringing Ping and Liam home, Laura saw an advocacy post for a little boy. He was so tiny and […]

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Dominic

Boy, born 2007 PRC Limb differences (right hand, right leg)   Listed: Feb 2020 Dominic needs to be adopted prior to his birthday in January 2021!   $90.00 has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

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JUSTINE for the Carper family — PA

Meet the Carper family from central Pennsylvania. Jason and Candid met the 2nd day of their high school senior year in 2001 and have been together ever since. Jason and Candid were married after dating almost 4 years and Candid competed nursing school. They have 2 boys, Colton who is 11 and Jackson who is […]

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DELLA for the Galaleo Family — FL

Hi! We’re Kristy and Dale, and we’re the Galaleo family! Dale and I first met in 2008 at the gym in where Dale was a spinning instructor and I was an admiring student. By day, I managed an aquarium and Dale built cool unmanned deep ocean gliders. We didn’t start dating until one Friday the […]

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Delfina

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect, unknown eye issue (not in file) Delfina is a precious little girl who is described by her caretakers as spirited and sweet. She has lots of personality and snuggles to share! Delfina loved celebrating the holiday season with her nannies and friends. She especially enjoyed dressing […]

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MAURA for the Anglen family — KY

Ross and Rachel were first introduced to international adoption, China specific, through Steven Curtis Chapman and his families’ journey of adoption. Ross and Rachel are both musicians and have always been inspired by Chapman and his music. What led them to their first consideration of international adoption was their struggle with infertility. At that time, […]

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LUKE for the Weber family — VT

Jacob and Jacqueline met in 2000 at a Spirituality Retreat in the Pocono’s. They had a traditional courtship and wrote letters for the first many months of dating. They were both clear that they wanted to have a family someday. Jacqueline was called to work with adults with developmental delays which she has been doing […]

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ALISA for the Lee family — MI

Susan knew that one day she would build her family through adoption after watching a 20/20 episode on an orphanage in Romania back when was she was 11 years old. Susan grew up with a sister that is 13 years older than her and always longed to have a large family. Grant was raised in […]

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Leann

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome There are several videos available of Leann! This precious little girl is Leann! Leann is said to be a sweet, enthusiastic, and active little girl who has a pair of watery eyes and two lovely dimples on her face when she smiles. In regards to her motor development, Leann […]

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Madeline

Girl, born 2011 PRC Blind Madeline is an adorable little girl with a beautiful smile! Madeline recently spent a year at a foster home for blind and visually impaired orphans. Staff at the foster home said, “Watching Madeline blossom from an overly timid and scared child into a lively and happy little girl has been […]

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Carlo & Carter

Boys, 2 brothers: born 2009 & 2011 CO-8 Carlo is described as autonomous, smart and independent with strong academic performance. He enjoys soccer, board games and physical activities. On weekends he goes to soccer and swimming practice and also participates in music, painting, and arts and crafts workshops. Carlo wants to be a soccer player […]

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Simone

Girl, born 2007 PRC Spina Bifida (post-op) Simone is an amazing and beautiful girl who is described by her caretakers as gentle, cute, diligent, and honest. Simone is attending school and is said to recognize and understand things quickly and have a quick response. She listens carefully and follows the teachers’ directions. Simone takes part […]

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Kurt

Boy, born 2009 Cerebral palsy He is a smart boy, understands direct speech and follows instructions. The doctors believe he will be able to walk in the future. He is very quiet and kind child.     $9.00 has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

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LOUIS for the Hayden family — OH

Tim (James) and Jennifer Hayden have been married for almost 5 years. Tim has 2 adult children from a previous marriage, and Jennifer has 4 children ranging in age from 14 to 20 years old. Jennifer is an RN who has worked with children with special needs since high school, and Tim has a natural […]

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KRISTI for the Horst family — MI

We are Galen & Yalonda Horst. We have been married 21 blessed years and God has touched our hearts and lives with 7 children; 4 biological children and 3 through the miracle of adoption. Our first 2 adoptions were from Guatemala and the last one was from China. Adoption has touched our hearts and lives […]

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NORA for the Rice family – MI

Kathy will be adding another aging out child to her family! She returned home in May of 2018 with an almost 16-year-old with Down syndrome from Armenia. She is now working to bring home another daughter with DS from East Asia. This precious one has been on the hearts and minds of a lot of […]

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DANNY for the Dunton family — NM

Jonathan and Leanne have known each other for as long as they can remember and have loved each other for over half of their lives. They were high school sweethearts which mostly consisted of passing notes to each other at church. They impatiently waited until Leanne was in college before they were allowed to officially […]

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STEPHANIE for the Faught family — AL

Nathan and Stephanie Faught have been married for eleven years and have five wonderful children- three biological and two born in their hearts. During their engagement, the Lord started drawing them to hurting children through a ministry that serves families in the inner city. With big hearts and an open door policy, Nate and Stephanie […]

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Daisy Ann

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome Listed: Oct 2019 Darling Daisy!  Her information is quite current and says the following: At the age of 1-2m has a little movement but is liable to get frightened. At the age of 3-4m able to gaze at you while you held her. At the age of 5-6m able […]

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Tinsley

Girl, born 2017 PRC Down syndrome, hearing loss Listed: Oct 2019 Tinsley is a beautiful little girl, with Down syndrome and significant hearing loss in both ears. Tinsley can turn her head from side to side, roll over, and kick her legs and wave her arms. She looks at the nanny’s face when she is […]

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Mariella

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome, CHD – endocardial cushion defect, for which she has had surgery Listed: Sept 2019 Video   Mariella is a very cute girl who has an adorable smile! She really enjoys playing outside. Mariella’s development is delayed compared to her peers. At the time her file was prepared, Mariella could stand […]

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HOLLEIGH for the Cochran family — APO

Hi, we are the Cochran family, Mike, Grace, Natalie (5), and Jason (3). We are a military family stationed on the beautiful island of Okinawa. Mike is an EOD tech (explosive ordinance disposal) in the US Marine Corps. He has served 10 years and plans to retire. Grace is a stay at home homeschooling mama. […]

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Zack Qi for the Brooke family — ND

Dan and Tara Brooke are parents of four beautiful children. The oldest three were born biologically to the Brooke family, while their fourth, was born in their hearts. In 2016 the Brooke family was gifted with their youngest child, George, through adoption. Dan and Tara had felt a call to adopt, but didn’t know exactly […]

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