Bring Nellie and Marin Home!

We are raising funds to adopt a Romani girl from Bulgaria who is blind and has been institutionalized for the first five years of her life (for updated information visit our blog -  Being institutionalized has limited her development and will continue to limit her ability to reach her full potential. She is nonverbal at this time, will only walk with a caregiver's hand, and has been known to snuggle with other children due to feeling lonely and isolated.  Our family can provide a nurturing environment for her to thrive in, with plenty of love, four helpful siblings (one of whom is excessively snuggly), and lots of singing and auditory stimulation (also known as extremely chatiness).

We are also adopting an 8 year-old boy with a "magical" left arm and scoliosis - he's a charmer and would fit right into our family.


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Nathanael Schildbach 
Leverett, MA
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