WORKING TOGETHER TO FIGHT CORONA VIRUS Dear China Adoptees, Families and Friends: It is so special that we have a tie to China. The news about China always hits us hard because of this China tie. Right now the people in China are fighting the biggest public health epidemic in 70 years. The Corona virus has officially claimed over 2,700 lives and infected over 78,000 people in China. As it progresses, we hear more and grow more concerned about its impact on the world. The Corona virus epidemic is a multi-faceted obstacle. It's more than sick people and many dying. It's
CHI Adoptee and Families in Action! 690 much needed N95 masks were sent to Wuhan orphanage, Wuhan Central Hospital where Dr. Li Wenliang worked, and other children and families in China. Thanks to CHI adopted daughter Cindy Bremmer Mendoza and many families and individuals who donated to the special fund! Your help is still urgently needed. CLICK BELOW to join in!
CHI received information from Wuhan, and two other orphanages in Hubei as of Jan 28th, that they are in serious need! There are 17 cities quarantined and the caretakers in orphanages are required to stay in the facilities with the children day and night. In order to fight the virus from spreading in the orphanage, they are in need of masks, protective glasses, and sanitizing materials. There is a shortage of supplies throughout China and these are not currently available. Wuhan SWI needs 50 eye glasses and temperature guns, Huanggang needs masks, glasses, gowns and sanitizing material. Shiyan needs 1000
Children's Hope is Happy to Help! Do you want to show your children their first culture? Visit their orphanage? Volunteer at Alenah's Home? Begin a birth family search? Children's Hope is happy to help! We can take care of all the necessities - guide you through visa issues, contact your orphanage, manage in-country travel, arrange for hotels, guides and sight seeing and just about anything else you hope to do. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started today.
Melody and Children’s Hope are on the cutting edge of this much-needed project Under the leadership of CHI Associate Director, Melody Zhang, Children’s Hope sponsored the first Chinese Child Protection Summit in Henan Province. It is only recently that the Chinese government is considering providing services for abused children. Melody and Children’s Hope are on the cutting edge of this much-needed project. The summit was well attended by in-person and online individuals. Melody's passionate address on “Exploration of Chinese Abused Child Services” was enthusiastically received by all. Author, respected financial consultant and dedicated youth advocate, Rob Mitchell, personally sponsored seventeen
"DO IT! This home is such an amazing place to visit." College Junior Alice Mockenhaupt volunteered at Alenah’s Home, our CHI Foster Care Center in Beijing, just this Spring. In addition to her service to the kids at Alenah’s, Alice was kind enough to give an interview sharing her experience with others who might consider a similar visit. Here’s what Alice had to say: CHI: What was the purpose of your visit to Alenah's Home? ALICE: I went to Alenah's Home to explore Chinese culture and views on children with disabilities. I wanted to experience the different ways
CHI Associate Director Melody Zhang is in Henan province in China where Children's Hope is sponsoring the first Chinese Child Protection Summit. Her address on "Exploration of Chinese Abused Child Services" was well received by all in attendance. It is only recently that the Chines government is considering providing services for abused children. Melody and Children's Hope are on the cutting edge of this much-needed project. Please continue to pray for Melody and the success of her ideals.
CHI Associate Director Melody Zhang is on her way to Henan Province to deliver an address at the 2019 Chinese Child Protection Summit . This is an ongoing effort made by CHI in the development of programs and services for abused children in China. Children’s Hope China is hosting the summit and among the first group of NGOs to work in advising and cooperating with the Chinese authorities to bring transformational change for abused children. In 2018, Children’s Hope China set up True Love Home, the first shelter for abused girls in the country. Please pray for Melody and
C'mon in and join the fun! Today is the day of the Lantern Festival in China. The Lantern Festival is the last day of Chinese New year. It's a time to celebrate with family and friends - lots of New Year fun and games. And, of, Course FOOD! CHI Associate Director Melody Zhang invites us all into her home for a Lantern Festival Party. Since it's a long way for most of us to travel to St. Louis, Melody is sharing the celebration via this little video. Click on Darren's photo above to step in to Melody's kitchen. (I think
https://youtu.be/jPPzWrf_t8k Happy New Year to all our CHI friends and families from the kids at Alenah's Home! Alenah's Home is our CHI foster care center in Beijing. The special needs children who live there receive the medical care and therapies they require. Most importantly, they receive love and a solid sense of family. Many thanks for your continued support of Alenah's Home!