These are great places to begin learning about adoption, the adoption process, and the many different options available to families:
Christian Alliance for Orphans
This website contains a wealth of information about church and global initiatives, Orphan Sunday materials, and an extensive list of trusted nonprofit organizations.
NDSAN: National Down Syndrome Adoption Network
Reece’s Rainbow is not an adoption agency. The mission of Reece’s Rainbow is to advocate and find families for orphans with Down syndrome and other special needs by raising funds for adoption grants. Profiles of orphans waiting for families are available for prospective adoptive families to view. Reece’s Rainbow provides connections to adoption agencies with specific adoption programs in countries around the world.
Rainbow Kids is not an adoption agency. They are a central resource linking families, adoption professionals, humanitarian organizations, orphan-care and support missions, and children living out their lives in orphanages and group homes. Rainbow Kids provides a wealth of information about country programs, international adoption agencies, waiting children profiles, and stories from adoptive families.
Families unable to adopt at this time may be interested in learning about other ways to offer support and care to orphans. These organizations work directly with children in need, providing much-needed medical care, therapy, nanny sponsorship, education, equipment, supplies, and more. Please consider helping orphans in need.
Open Hearts for Orphans
Individuals and families can contribute to the “Say Yes” adoption grants for families adopting children with Down syndrome, the Orphan Care sponsorship programs, or the Medical Interventions to help support orphans with additional medical needs. The Safe Hearts Program is an international foster care program for chiLdren that may not be orphaned, but are at risk. Sponsorship is available for foster families providing safety and care for children in need. Contributing sponsors will receive periodic updates.
Love Without Boundaries
Love Without Boundaries has a wide-reaching impact with their programs as well as transparency of where the funds are used. They provide medical care, education, foster homes, nutrition programs, healing homes, camps, specialized equipment, supplies, therapy, and special education support. LWB helps support orphans and at risk children and families within their home country. Sponsorship is available for the many programs as well as for individual children.
Lifesong for Orphans
Opportunities for giving include sponsoring an orphan, adopting an orphanage or school, and going on short-term mission trips. One hundred percent of donations go to orphan care. Lifesong also helps mobilize churches to meet local needs through foster care as well as providing grants for adoptive families.
Tim Tebow Foundation
The foundation’s Orphan Care outreach provides essentials such as food, clothing, shelter, medical care, education, and the sharing of the Gospel to orphans in several countries. One hundred percent of your orphanage donation goes directly toward orphan care.
New Day Charities
Financial Assistance Organizations for Adoptive Families
Adoption Bridge, a ministry of Every Child Has a Name, brings waiting children and loving families together by bridging the gap between the emotional needs and financial challenges of adoption.