Thursday, May 28, 2009

Link to the Spoon Foundation:

The Spoon Foundation was created by two of our WPA families who adopted their children, Bakhyt and Jadyn, from Kazakhstan. I personally played a role in both of these adoptions and it brings tears to my eyes to think about the lives that these two kids may have led if it weren't for their brave parents who accepted them as their own regardless of the risks involved with their unknown prognosis'. As it turns out, both of these children were suffering from something so simple as a nutrional deficiency so their parent's started the spoon foundation in the hopes of helping the children they left behind. Their mission is to improve the health of international orphans and adoptees by providing them with the nutrients they need to grow and thrive.

As some of you know, Murat himself is lacking proper nutrition and most likely has rickets - which is caused by a lack of vitamin D. With this program, children like Murat will be provided with nutrional supplements to aid in their development, until their (future) parents can come for them.

Please visit the above link and watch the video which contains some footage of the above mentioned children. You can see the children as they once were, and as they are now. It is very moving and if you feel led to help, please become a sponsor - the cost is only $16.00 a month. I signed up yesterday! In doing so, you will be helping the children that WE will be leaving behind when we go for Murat and I can honestly tell you that you WILL be making a huge difference in their lives! Thank you for your time and consideration!!! The children of Kaz thank you, as do I!

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