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
Zhao Yan Lu had a successful cleft
lip surgery and is recovering well.
Zhao Yan Qing before and after his cleft lip
Hope Run 2008
5K Run & 1-Mile Walk, Downtown Marshall,
Hope Run is coming soon! Register
now to take part in the 5th Annual Hope
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.
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 Is Adopted
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.
- 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
For the little ones,
Sally Allred Lockett <><