Waiting to be Chosen: Robert

January 18, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

In September of 2015, I met the most special baby boy in an orphanage in China. He was to be advocated for as ‘Robert.’ Robert was 14 months old at the time and he didn’t have a file even started. This precious baby boy was found abandoned in a toilet. Unfathomable to me, but I …Read More

Child Who Waits: Whittingham

January 16, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

“Yi, er, san, qiezi!” (One, two, three, eggplant!) I can still hear these words in my head and remember exactly how he says them. Every time I took my camera out, he would yell this phrase loudly and throw his two fingers up in the air in “V” and put them right in front of …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Gia and Gage

January 13, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Gia. Gia is 5 years old. She is a special focus child, on Lifeline’s individual list, and has a left finger deformity, G-6-PD deficiency, and Down syndrome. Gia gets along well with children in her class and uses gestures to express her own needs. It is reported that she is fairly attached to her …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Danielle

January 12, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Introducing precious Danielle! Danielle was born in November of 2012 was admitted into the CWI in January of 2013. Her special needs are macroglossia, heart disease, and hypertrophy of limbs on the right. Danielle was found abandoned at the park in January of 2013. When she was first admitted to the CWI, her height was …Read More

Child Who Waits: Seth

January 10, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Seth! Little Seth is 5 years old and is on Wide Horizons For Children’s Individual list. He lives in one of their orphanage partnerships so I have met with him a few times. Seth is described as a social butterfly! He loves playing with the other children at the orphanage. He is quick to …Read More

Child Who Waits: Lydia

January 8, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

We had the joy and blessing of hosting 11.5 year old Lydia this Christmas. Lydia is from the Jilin province, China. She lives at a boarding school for orphans and is a great student. Lydia absolutely LOVES to read and while she was here, she read Chinese versions of Harry Potter and Charlie and the …Read More

find my family: Timmy

January 6, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Timmy is a precious little guy who needs a family so badly! He was born March of 2011 and admitted into the orphanage in August of 2011. He has cerebral palsy with high muscular tension. In May 2012 he was sent to Rehabilitation Hospital for treatment. At the beginning he could not raise his head, …Read More

Child Who Waits: Jude

January 4, 2017 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jude is a hardworking and caring 12 ½ year old (born April of 2004). He will age out of his eligibility for international adoption on his 14th birthday, so he is running out of time to find his forever family! Jude’s nannies report that he is shy around strangers, but he gets along well with …Read More

Child Who Waits: Zachary

December 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

This huggable little guy is Zachary! He looks like he’s ready to be scooped up in your arms, full of giggles! Zachary was born in August of 2013. His file was prepared 11/2015 so this information is a year old. He has congenital heart disease, with details in his file. He was admitted to the …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Faith

December 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet beautiful Faith, new to Lifeline’s Partner list. Faith is 5 years old with a special need of Down syndrome. She is able to play by herself, make gestures to communicate, and hold a spoon to feed herself. Faith is described as very lovely – with white skin, a ruddy face and big eyes. She …Read More

Child Who Waits: Feng

December 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Feng is an adorable just-turned 8 year old girl with an infectious smile. Feng hopes to some day have the warmth of a family all her own. Feng cannot walk but she can get on and off of her bike and pedal around the orphanage on it. When not on the bike she pulls herself …Read More

Urgent Medical Need: Owen

December 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Owen is a precious 9 year old boy who is currently living in an amazing foster home near Beijing. Owen quickly adjusted to his new foster home and reports that he likes it there. He has become a kind big brother to many of the younger children living there. He wishes to have a family …Read More

Child Who Waits: Brady

December 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This handsome young man is Brady! He is listed with CCAI. He is 12 years old and will turn 13 in February of 2017. He is hoping to find his forever family before he ages out of his eligibility for international adoption on his 14th birthday in 2018! His medical needs are listed as Club …Read More

Child Who Waits: Peter

December 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Peter was born in July 2009 and due to nerve damage in his ears he is deaf, however, he uses body language and gestures to express his needs. Peter is described as active, friendly and energetic. They say he is very thoughtful and caring and will often help out a blind child by accompanying her …Read More

Child Who Waits: Oliver

December 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Oliver is an adorable little toddler boy who is waiting for a family to call his own. He was born November of 2013. In his medical file, he is listed as has having post-operative congenital cataract as well as being diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss and chronic otitis media. However, he received surgery for Cochlear …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Jameson

December 4, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 3 Comments

This is Jameson. His file is designated to AAC through an orphanage partnership. Isn’t he just the most precious little guy ever? Jameson is 22 months old — he was born in January of 2015. He is described as plump, lovely, and very nice. He likes listening to music, and playing with toys — especially …Read More

Urgent Aging Out Child: Margaret

December 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 8 Comments

Margaret ages out in 61 days, please share this post so her time does not run out! Margaret was born February of 2003 and is described as an outgoing and caring girl, who loves to communicate with others. Her language development is good and she can properly express her ideas. She is diagnosed with nystagmus …Read More

Find My Family: Austin

November 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Austin is the cutest little six-year-old boy around! Austin can go up and down stairs, go down the slide, and ride the wood horse. He can chase and play with other kids. Austin can use a spoon to eat and a cup to drink water. He can put on and take off his clothes and …Read More

Find My Family: Cody

November 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Adorable 6-year-old Cody is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates! Cody is diagnosed as having internal oblique of both eyes and an indirect inguinal hernia. At the age of 2 years, he could walk alone, go upstairs, and pull and push toys. At 2.5, he could run, imitate kicking the ball, drink water with a …Read More

Find My Family: Summer

November 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Summer, a cute little peanut who celebrates her 1st birthday this month has had a rough start and has been slow to develop. She was brought to Heartsent’s partnership orphanage when she was one month old and was diagnosed with arthrogryposis, a lifelong condition that affects her limbs. Her file was recently reviewed by a …Read More

Find My Family: Nathan

November 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Darling Nathan, born February 2015, is described by his caregivers as cute, sharp and active. They also say he is a very observant boy who is always watching what people are doing and listening to them talk. Nathan is currently designated to AAC. Nathan is very curious and “will try to get his hands on …Read More

Waiting Child Highlight: Lincoln

November 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

We would love to introduce you to Lincoln, a special 12 year old boy who has participated in the AWAA Hope Journey Camp. Two volunteers met him and would love to share more about him with you: From Heather: I met the most amazing young man. He entered the room carrying his baritone horn case. …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Brooklyn

November 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Born in September of 2010, gorgeous little Brooklyn recently turned 6 years old. Brooklyn is a strong and tough little fighter who has overcome so much in her short life. Now she needs a family to come forward and give her the family she needs to love her, fight for her and support her to …Read More

Find My Family: Quinten

November 4, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Quinten is an adorable little boy born in May of 2014 who is now 2 years old! He is very inquisitive and likes the attention of his nannies. He needs a family to love on him! Quinten was just a few months old when he was found. After a search for his birth relatives was …Read More

Find My Family: Ramsey

November 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Three year old Ramsey is waiting for a mommy to snuggle with him! Ramsey is a lively little boy who likes to play with his friends in the orphanage. Because his feet are deformed, he can’t stand on his own, but he’s recently been given a walker and he’s now able to be on the …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 31

October 31, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

In celebration of Down Syndrome Awareness Month we have shared one (or more!) kiddos each day in October. These sweet ones we are featuring here today brings the total to 55 precious little ones with Down syndrome who wait. But there are so many more who wait. It has been estimated that 30% of waiting …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 30

October 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 29

October 29, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 28

October 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 27

October 27, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 26

October 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 25

October 25, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 24

October 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 23

October 23, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 22

October 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 21

October 21, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 20

October 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

Waiting Child Highlight: Willa

October 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Willa was born February of 2012 and is waiting to be chosen by a family as their own. She is described as active, extroverted, and talkative. She likes to sing, listen to music, gets along well with others and has a ready smile. She goes up and down stairs unassisted, imitates drawing vertical lines, knows …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 19

October 19, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 18

October 18, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 17

October 17, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this dedicated month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 16

October 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 15

October 15, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 14

October 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marked the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are spending the entire month celebrating. In so doing, we are using this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can. There are so many who wait – it has been estimated that 30% of waiting children …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 13

October 13, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 12

October 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. We are using this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come back every day this month and, after you read about each …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 11

October 11, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 10

October 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 9

October 9, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 8

October 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

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