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Feed a baby for $5 a month

Many of the orphans in the baby orphanages are malnourished. Typically babies from 4 months no longer receive formula and milk and exist on a diet of mashed potatoes, gruel and sugar water. Babies under 4 months receive insufficient formula. Many of the toddlers have rickets due to a vitamin D deficiency (no dairy or exposure to sunshine) A 2 year old might weigh 17 pounds.

How you can help..... donate in any of the following ways:


By Check

Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Through Paypal.com


Feed A Child For A Month
$5.42 (More Info)
Cost includes Paypal processing fees


Orphanage:

 

The babies at the orphanages are in desperate need of food.

Supplemental Food Calculation

         5 calories per gram for powdered formula (baby formula is calorie intense)

         5 calories x 400g = 2000 calories per pack of baby formula

         24 packs / 9 babies = 2.67 packs of formula x 2000 calories = 5340 calories a month x 12 months = 64080 calories

         To gain 1 pound of weight consume 3500 calories.

         So 64080/3500 = 18.3 Over a year this adds amounts to 18.3 pounds per baby.

Nestle provide us with formula and cereal at a price below wholesale. This means that for $5 we can provide supplemental feeding for a baby for a month.

For more information, please email Life2Orphans


 

Bike Ride For The Orphans



John Robinson is cycling through Europe, as a way to draw awareness to the abundance of orphans who could use a helping hand. His planned path begins in Lviv, near Ukraine's western border, and from there he'll go to Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and England. He's inviting anyone with the slightest interest in this trip to pledge a flat amount of $10, $25, $50, $100, or whatever amount you feel moved to, and in return you can be a part of this adventure and help the many children who need it greatly! All pledges will help the Makiivka AIDS orphanage.

 

Help Provide Medicine For Children with HIV!

By Check

Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
Bike Ride For The Orphans
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Through PayPal.com
(amount includes PayPal fees)

Pledge Amount:

Check on John's Progress, Read his Blog or Email John!


Sponsor A Bedridden Orphan

Imagine being bedridden 24 hours a day, 365.25 days of the year, your whole life until you die. Confined to a room with no way to view or participate in the world. With nothing to do all day except stare at the walls and roof. The months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds stretch into an eternity. 

This is the fate of 40 children. These bedridden orphans are divided into two rooms of 20 children each.

Transform a life by contributing $10 a month. This will help pay for supplementary feeding, extra caregivers, and upgrade the environment (toys, feeding equipment etc).

By Check

Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
Sponsor A Bedridden Orphan Project
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Sponsor A Bedridden Orphan
Through PayPal.com
(amount includes PayPal fees)

Donation Amount:
Number of :
 

 

Medical Mission Trip

Life2Orphans recognizes a significant need for medical treatment, therapies, and education in the special needs orphanages of Ukraine, and has organized a medical mission for 2006.

Step 1:  A team of 3 orthopedic nurses from Shriner's Hospital in Portland OR will travel to Ukraine to visit two special needs orphanages.   Their goals are: serve and treat the children; instruct and educate others on treatments and needs specific to physically; and do a needs assessment in terms of supplies, education, support and surgical intervention.

Step 2: Once the nurses return to Portland, they will compose another team of nurses, OTs, PTs and surgeons to return to Ukraine and perform treatments and supply orthopedic assistance.   The orthopedic assistance will include wheelchairs, walkers, striders, AFO and SMO ankle braces, crutches, feeding spoons, percussion cups, etc. 

Our goal is to raise enough funds to pay for these teams to travel from Portland to Ukraine and back.  We also need to include funds to cover the cost of shipping any donated medical items.  The nursing teams have graciously volunteered their own funds to pay for housing and food during their stay.  Please help us in this critical mission and contribute today!

By Check
Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
Medical Mission Trip
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Through Paypal.com
Medical Mission Trip
$10.55 (More Info)
Cost includes Paypal processing fees

 

Safe Cribs For The Orphans



Orphans spend hours in beds/cribs. Many of them are dangerously held together by only rags. Their mattresses are often torn and urine soaked. Please help the children have a clean, safe bed. These items can be purchased in Ukraine so we save on the shipping costs!

Cribs cost approximately $50 each.


 

By Check

Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
Safe Cribs for the Orphans
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Through PayPal.com
(amount includes PayPal fees)


Orphanage:
Donation Amount:


PROJECT EMPTY ORPHANAGE

Give An Orphan Hope

Currently there are approximately 125,000 children in Ukrainian orphanages. Many of these kids are "stuck" there because of inaccurate or missing paperwork. This project was designed to help kids' paperwork problems that stand between them and a loving family. In a pilot of this project, an orphanage of 170 children had 97 childlren "stuck" in the system because their parents had never legally released their children after abandoning them at the orphanage. Of these 97, we were able to resolve the paperwork issues for 27 children, thus giving them a chance to ba available for adoption by loving families. The cost to free these children is $60 per child. It is hard to imagine that for so many children, the only thing standing between them and the chance for a real family is $60 and a signature. Your donation of $60 will give a Ukrainian orphan a chance to be released from an unceratin future and give them a "fighting chance" at having a family that will love them like they have never experienced before. Due to Ukrainian law, confidentiality is very important for this project and the names of children or orphanages involved in Project Empty Orphanage cannot be released.

How you can help ... donate in any of the following ways:

Donate By Check

Mail checks to the following address:
Life2Orphans
Project Empty Orphanage
11876 NW Tyler Court
Portland, Oregon 97229

Through Paypal.com

Donation Amount:

For more information, please email Jim



 

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