We have friends who will be traveling to China VERY soon to adopt their sweet Caleb. But that is a whole other post :)
I wanted to bring some awareness to all the waiting kids in Asia. I talk a lot about Eastern Europe and Ukraine - but really, people - there is a whole, big world out there filled with kids waiting for their forever family to come and scoop them up. Literally, a whole, big world.
From the Reece's Rainbow website:
"The orphan crisis for children with Down syndrome and other special needs crosses every political and continental border, extending through the countries of Asia. Although many reside in foster homes, they are still discarded and need a forever family of their own.
Really - these kids are beautiful, and it breaks my heart to know that they're the last to be chosen.
But share, anyway. When we saw Carter's photo for the first time, we didn't think we would be adopting anytime soon. But eleven months later, we came home with the boy that we saw in that photo.
This is why you must share. You must advocate. You don't know who Penny's mama is. You don't know who Silas's family is.
You don't know - so share.
Someone recently emailed me, asking about adoption. Our 'circle' might be surprised to know that this person is seriously considering it.
You just don't know - so share!
What can you do to help? Share. On Facebook, on your blog, wherever - share with your circle. Tell people about the waiting children of Asia. They need homes, too!
One Thing I Know For Sure: Maybe someday we'll be trekkin' it to Asia....but for now, I'll share.