October 21, 2009

Did you know:


1 - In the world today there are 143 million children who have lost one or both parents.  That is almost one half of the population of the United States.

2 - Every 14 seconds and AIDS death leaves another child orphaned.

3 - Every year 12 million children become orphans.

4 - 87.6 million orphans live in Asia.

5 - 43.4 million orphans live in Sub-Saharan Africa.

6 - 12.4 million orphans live in Latin America and the Caribbean.

7 - In Ukraine and Russia 10% - 15% of children who age out of an orphanage commit suicide before age 18.


1 - There are currently 500,000 children in foster care in the United States.  Approximately 118,000 of these children are available for adoption.

2 - Every year in the U.S. alone, over 25,000 children age out of the foster system with no family to belong to and no place to call home.

3 - More than one - third of Americans have seriously considered adoption, but no more than 2% have actually adopted.

4 - In Orange County there are 3,059 children in the foster care system.  300 - 400 of these children age out of the foster care system per year.

OCTOBER 22, 2009

I want to thank you guys for viewing my website.  This is a site to give information on how you can start your adoption, information on how you can finance your adoption, and to let you know about the orphan care ministry I love so much.  I titled my ministry "God's Little Treasures" because that is what orphans are.  Knowing the need that orphans have is what makes adoption so great.  When you see the statistics I put in my last journal, you can see the need for adoption.  There is just not enough voices out there for the orphans.  We need to get the word out.  The more people we get involved in this, the more we help the orphans.  They NEED our HELP!!!!  What will you do to help the orphans?

 A fictional story I wrote about a child that was in foster care.

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