ShareWe first met the Mason Family through their wonderful blog chronicling the adventures they had hosting a child in 2008 and 2010, and their subsequent journey to adopt their second Summer Miracle child. Gazette.net has done a new piece on the family as they await bringing Jhonatan home from Colombia for good. Family anxious to [...]

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ShareComing to America Through Kidsave International’s Summer Miracles Program, orphaned children find hope Originally published July 17, 2008 “Nine-year-old Isaac is an orphan from Colombia. He doesn’t speak English and is in a strange, new country, living in a big house with a family he met about two weeks ago.Yet Isaac is grinning ear to [...]

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ShareAnother Kidsave success story – the Fulweiler Family! Jen is a blogger and mom, and her family hosted Rita, a Kidsave Summer Miracle, in summer 2009. She blogs about her experience here, but one post hits particularly close to home: “How to Make a Person Cry in Hobby Lobby As I’ve mentioned, I’ve been plagued [...]

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ShareUrbana, Ijamsville families to help find homes for orphans Originally Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008   “Natalie Gipson carries a picture of Isaac, a 9-year-old Colombian orphan who likes football, movies, swimming and books. Though Gipson, a mother of three children, has not met Isaac, she and her family are preparing a place for him [...]

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ShareAustin volunteer coordinator Larry Rawlinson did a great interview that will air on several radio stations today. They cover many questions about the Kidsave Summer Miracles program – information about the children, the 5-week stay, and what the adoption process is like. Have a listen – it’s full of information! Please click the link below [...]

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ShareFamilies who open their homes to older Colombian orphans through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program are probably far too busy to update if they file for adoption soon after their visiting child leaves. So it’s awesome to read about those who do find the time to blog about their adoption. One such family is the Mason [...]

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ShareStrategy: Host, interact — then adopt   An organization that works with orphanages around the world is seeking host families in the U.S. to explore if they might consider adopting a child. Kidsave says there’s an urgent need for families to host orphans from Colombia this summer. The Kidsave Summer Miracles program brings older orphans from [...]

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ShareHost an Orphaned Child this Summer   “If you’ve ever felt blessed for everyday things in life that are easy to take for granted, like family, you may appreciate the warm thoughts behind Kidsave.org‘s Summer Miracles program. Kidsave, a nonprofit which works to move older kids out of foster care or orphanages and into permanent, [...]

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ShareJoin Other Montclair Families In Hosting An Abandoned Child This Summer   “Through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program, Mark and Rachael Egan of Montclair will be hosting an orphaned Colombian child this summer. But Kidsave—a child advocacy group with offices around the world—is urgently in need of more host families like the Egans from Montclair and [...]

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ShareHere are some videos about Kidsave and their Miracles. First, a blast from the past – the 2008 arrival of the Summer Miracles from Colombia to Austin:     Here is a video produced by Kidsave about the work they do:     And here are some images of life in Colombia. Heartbreaking. (This video [...]

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