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Portion for Orphans Newsletter

December 3, 2007

"... and plead the cause of the poor and needy." Proverbs 31:9b


In this Issue:


Cypress Valley Bible Church VBS Helps Orphans in China

The children at Cypress Valley Bible Church's Vacation Bible School partnered with Portion for Orphans and raised enough funds to cover two cleft lip surgeries ($500 each) for two orphans in China: Zhao Yan Lu and Zhao Yan Qing. Below are the before and after pictures of the children.


Zhao Yan Lu before the surgery Zhao Yan Lu after the surgery

Zhao Yan Lu had a successful cleft lip surgery and is recovering well.


Zhao Yan Qing before the surgery Zhao Yan Qing after the surgery

Zhao Yan Qing before and after his cleft lip surgery.


Hope Run 2008

Hope Run Logo
5K Run & 1-Mile Walk, Downtown Marshall, TX



January 5

9:00 AM

Hope Run is coming soon! Register now to take part in the 5th Annual Hope Run on January 5, 2008 in Downtown Marshall, Texas. Registration starts at 8:00 AM, the walk / run starts at 9:00 AM.

We are raising funds to suppor the work of several orphanages throughout the coming year. Please prayerfully consider how you will support orphans this year. An easy way to make a big difference is by bringing as many people as possible to the upcoming Hope Run on January 5th. Please announce the event and share what we do with any group you are involved in. Let's unite as a community and multiply our impact this year.


Blankets for Orphans in India

Children at an orphanage in India need warm blankets during the cold winter months. Paparao, director of Mission to the Nations, requested help in purchasing 150 blankets for children at the orphanage. Each blanket cost about $10. Please consider giving a blanket to a child this winter. You can send a check to:

Portion for Orphans
P.O. Box 458
Marshall, TX 75671

Please include a note "Blankets for India." 100% of these donations will benefit the children directly.


Parizat Nesting Home's New Website

Parizat Nestling Home, an orphanage in Nepal that Portion for Orphans is suporting, has a new website: http://parizat-nestling.org. Take a moment to see the pictures of the girls and to read a little about their lives and histories.


Rattiakorn reaching out for a hug.Rattiakorn Is Adopted

Here's Rattiakorn reaching out of her crib for a hug at an orphanage in Thailand... She has now been adopted by a German family. If you are interested in adoption, you can learn more about that at Buckner Internation. Do not let funds stop you, there are many organizations raising funds to help those who want to adopt.


Prayer Requests

  • Please pray for growth of the organization, the vision, so that we can help meet the needs of more little ones around the world.
  • Pray for Hope Run Austin which is tentatively planned to take place in Austin, TX in March 2008.
  • Praise God for growth and much enthusiastic support.



For the little ones,


Sally Allred Lockett <><