Portion for Orphans Newsletter
September 1, 2006
"At least 2,000 verses in the Bible deal with the hungry, the sick, the
poor, and the oppressed. No Biblical instruction is clearer or more often repeated
than our responsibility to the downtrodden people who Jesus called "the
least of these."
-Former US Representative and US Ambassador to the United Nations - Tony
Among "the least of these," small children, and even more so,
orphans, are always the most vulnerable.
She-She (Thank you) on behalf of many orphans in China for responding to the
Bible and reaching out with us to help orphans. Your generous contributions
have allowed Portion for Orphans to make these recent contributions to China
to provide corrective surgery for:
$500 covers all medical expenses per child. Now they might be adopted. If
not, at least they will be able to get an education, a job and to have a beautiful
smile. (Although, Hao Gui Zhong is getting close to that even with a cleft
Also donated were two pulse oximeters and three oxygen concentrator to the
orphanage ICU unit. These devices will ensure a proper amount of oxygen in
and make it easier for the nannies to care for the babies as they recover
If you would like to start a project in your area for orphans around the
world, you can partner with Buckner International Orphan Care in their year
Shoes for Orphaned Souls Project. You can donate a pair of new shoes or host
shoe drive in your area. At www.shoesfororphansouls.org you
will find all the info you need. Just a little effort can accomplish something
a child overseas will never forget. For some, it will be their first pair of
shoes, the pair that allows them to go outside and play even
when it's cold. And upon receiving them, they will hear, whispered in their
ear ... "God cares about you."
No one could
ever meet all the needs of orphans around the world, but together, we can make
a tremendous difference for some of them, one at a time.
"I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers
for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership..."