thenandnowwatkinsthenandnow-isomSince May 2016, $440,000+ has been awarded in Older Child grant for children with Down syndrome!

Beginning January 1, 2017, children age 10 & up are eligible for a $15,000 grant.

These older children with Down syndrome currently have $301,000+ in waiting funds.

Additional information available on the new Older Child Grant policy.

For a list of children who are eligible for these grant funds:   Older Boys with Down Syndrome  &  Older Girls with Down Syndrome
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Through mid-2021, children with Down syndrome ages 6-9 are eligible for a $5000 Older Child Grant!

Boys ages 6-9  and Girls ages 6-9
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To donate to the Older Child Grants (Down syndrome) and help the grant pool grow:


Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Checks can be mailed to:  Reece’s Rainbow * PO Box 146 * Combined Locks, WI 54113

Boy, born 2007
Down Syndrome

Listed March 2015

Watch his VIDEO from when he was younger!  Engaging, healthy, active!  #MAMASEEME

Carson is eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! 

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Carson has a $20,000 grant for his adoption!

This 20K grant is available for his adoption once the family traveled to his country and accepted his referral.

A family will need to be homestudy approved, to commit to Carson.

For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org 

tomas-1-croppedBoy, Born 2008
23M
Down syndrome, severe mental delays, congenital cardiopathy

Tomas is in urgent need of a family!  He is already 7 years old and needs to get HOME.  He has heart disease and recently needed a pacemaker installed.  He can stand a little with a walker but cannot walk. He can sit up on his own. He can only babble and cannot talk. He does smile a little bit at his caregivers. I don’t believe he is able to feed himself. He needs 100% help with all his activities.   Tomas would thrive in a family setting, with access to all the medical care and therapies he really needs!

 

Single moms welcome!  Please inquire!

*** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

Boy, born 2007

Down syndrome
ventricular septal defect
astigmatism
Other specified extra-pyramidal and movement disorders
valgus deformity

Listed: December 2017

*** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

Boy, born 2007
S.E. Asia
Down syndrome, Hepatitis B

Listed: June 2018

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. He attends a special education class at his care center but is said to have a short attention span. His caregivers report that he is extremely active and uses gestures or sounds to communicate. Maurice is reported to be protective of younger children, follow rules from known caregivers, and show remorse. He needs a prospective adoptive family familiar with Down syndrome who can provide excellent access to therapies and special education.

*** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

Boy, born 2007
S.E. Asia
Down syndrome

Listed: June 2018

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 stand on one foot. He has also learned to dress himself without assistance but is still learning additional self-help skills. He enjoys dancing, coloring, playing with dolls, and watching cartoons.  Sylvan has one close friend at his care center but does need additional assistance in social skills and learning to share toys. He currently attends a special education class at his care center and is reported to have a good attention span. His teacher notes that he can follow simple one-step instructions and remembers the names of most of his friends. He can say a few simple words and communicates with gestures.  This older boy would do best as the youngest in a family. He needs a prospective adoptive family familiar with Down syndrome who can provide excellent access to therapies and special education.

*** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

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