Anthony

A $6,500 grant is available for Anthony’s adoption, if a family applies before June 30, 2018.  Pre-homestudy families will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Anthony, almost 2 years old, was born in July 2016 and found abandoned as a newborn. He has been diagnosed with post-operative meningocele and paralysis of the lower limbs. He received surgery in July 2016 for tethered cord syndrome and repair of lumbar meningocele which he recovered well from. His adoption report was written when he was 17 months old and caretakers reported he is unable to sit or stand independently. He is speaking a few words, understands what “no” means and can respond to others asking him for objects. Caretakers also said he hadn’t developed many skills yet due to his young age but he can roll over and pick blocks out of a cup. They feel he will learn more skills and language in the future. He is described as being a timid little boy who is close to his foster parents. He likes playing with toys, listening to music and his favorite toy is a plush doll.

 

 

Marcus

A $6,500 grant is available for Marcus’s adoption, if a family applies before June 30, 2018.  Pre-homestudy families will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Marcus, 7 years old, was born in February 2011 and found abandoned as a newborn. He was diagnosed with Anal Atresia and received surgery for this in February 2011, from which he recovered well. Marcus lives with a foster family and has good development. His adoption report was completed when he was 6.5 years old and said he can walk, run, jump, and go up and down stairs. Although he doesn’t always speak clearly, he can communicate with adults and his intelligence is basically the same as his peers. He is potty trained and has self-care skills. Marcus is described as being an extroverted boy who is happiest while playing with other children outside. He is closest with his foster grandmother and enjoys being cuddled by her.

 

Randy

A $6,500 grant is available for Randy’s adoption, if a family applies before June 30, 2018.  Pre-homestudy families will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Randy, 2 years old, was born in March 2016 and found abandoned as a newborn. He had surgery for undescended testicles in May 2017. He also received pelvic surgery in July 2017 but his report doesn’t indicate what it was for. Congenital Heart Disease was suspected when he entered the institute but his current medical diagnosis doesn’t mention it.  He has low muscular tension in both legs and hearing impairment in one ear.  Randy’s adoption report was completed when he was 21 months old. He is living in foster care and likes to be held and spoken to. He smiles when played with and can crawl on his hands and knees, work buttons and is practicing sitting independently. He hasn’t yet started speaking words and compared to other children his age he may be delayed. His favorite toys are those that make sounds.

 

 

 

Johnny

A $6,500 grant is available for Johnny’s adoption, if a family applies before June 30, 2018.  Pre-homestudy families will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Johnny, 4 years old, was born in April 2014 and found abandoned as a newborn. He received surgery for Anal Atresia prior to admission to his institute. Johnny lives with a foster family and his physical development is described as good. He is close with his foster mom and is happy when she takes him out to play or cuddles him. In his foster home he is reportedly able to use the potty, but wears diapers at night. Johnny is described as being a cheerful, happy, active generous and thoughtful little boy. He can run, jump, go up and down stairs, and imitates drawing lines. His intelligence is on par with his peers, he is speaking in sentences and is able to communicate with adults. His favorite activity is playing outside and he enjoys toy cars. Orphanage staff said that he is too young to know many skills yet but they believe he will in the future

 

 

 

 

Hudson

A $6,500 grant is available for Hudson’s adoption, if a family applies before June 30, 2018.  Pre-homestudy families will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Hudson, 3.5 years old, was born in October 2014 and found abandoned as an infant. He has been diagnosed with glaucoma of the left eye and has no external ear canal on the right side. He is living with a foster family and described as talkative, cheerful, happy, active, generous and thoughtful. He likes to imitate, play with toys and his friends, and listen to music. Hudson can walk, run and jump, and can pick up small objects with his fingers. He can hold a pen to draw lines and move blocks in and out of a cup. He speaks in short sentences, and can communicate his needs verbally. He is cooperative with dressing and essentially on target with his peers. His favorite toy is a ball and his favorite activity is playing with friends.