Ray Family Ukraine Adoption Fund

It's May 2013 and Vlad has been home with us for two and a half months. Our hearts have been tugged once again by two children from Ukraine. A 16 year old girl named Alonya and her 11 year old brother Valera.

We're told that to adopt them will cost about $33,000 because there are two of them in two different orphanages. Yes, they split them up a lot over there.

Alonya is 16 so that means in August she will be put out of the orphanage and onto the streets. Looking at that funny face I can't imagine how she is going to survive. Facts being facts, 50% of orphan children there don't live to see their 20th birthday and only 20% of them see their 24th birthday. So she has little chance of any kind of life at all. Most of them end up in a life of crime as they have no resources, no education, no skills and most of all, no family to fall back on.

Tom and I can't just sit back and do nothing. After seeing what a difference it has made in Vlad we have to do whatever we can for Alonya and Valera.

We hope you will join us in this quest to bring two more orphans home. Donate what you can. Pray for us and for them.

Thank you,

Tom & Kathe Ray
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Kathe Ray 
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