Portion for Orphans Newsletter
March 5, 2008
In this issue:
Allred Family Christmas Fundraiser
The extended Allred Family hosted a Christmas Fundraiser for Orphans and
- $500 has been given to cover Zhao Jung Ping's cleft pallet surgery.
- $400 has been given to cover supplies at the Baotou Children's Home
for over a month. This gift will be sufficient to provide babies with
infant formula and purchase general supplies that will help ensure a
healthy and clean environment for the children.
- $300 was given to purchase a hot water heater to provide for thousands
of warm baths at the Baotou Children's Home.
These gifts to Baotou Children's Home expand Portion for Orphans' efforts
to support this home: we have been covering rent on this home for the
I, Sally, am planning to spend a few months in Thailand and Nepal starting
in April. Please pray over the planning of this trip. I will be working with
Mercy International, a Christian Orphanage in Thailand, as well as meeting
with organizations that are rescuing and serving exploited children. Then,
I will spend a month with the girls in Nepal, teaching Bible, swimming and
skills and reading stories to all the little ones at night. This trip will
also enable me to visit with the director concerning his request that we start
a 2nd orphanage in Nepal. This is a great opportunity,
please pray that God would clearly lead us.
Do you have frequent flier miles?
Do you have more frequent flier miles than you can use? We'll take 'em!
You can donate your miles to support visits to orphanages and other trips,
such as the upcoming trip to Thailand and Nepal. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for
more information. You can also support these trips by sending a check to:
Portion for Orphans
P.O. Box 458
Marshall, TX 75671
100% of your donations directly benefit the children, unless you specifically
designate them for another purpose. If you would prefer to help us cover travel
and administrative expenses, please note
- Wisdom and guidance for trip planning and decision-making.
- Organizational growth – For the wisdom to delegate and for committed
take on key responsibilities.
- Please continue to pray for peace in Kenya, and God’s protection
on the most
vulnerable children in that area.
Sally Allred Lockett
Founder/Director, Portion for Orphans