Help bring Vika home for Christmas!

We are trying to help Ukrainian orphans before it's too late.  We have parents willing to host and possibly adopt, but don't have the funds required to host.  We are trying to provide hosting opportunities and financial assistance for as many children as possible for this upcoming Christmas holiday as well as summer 2018.  $20,000 will help to bring approximately 10 children here to the US for a happy memory that no one can take from them.  

Studies show:
Every 2.2 seconds another orphan ages out of their orphanage with no family to go to and no place to call home.
- 60% of the girls become prostitutes/trafficked
- 70% of the boys become hardened criminals
- 10% committed suicide
- 5,000 were unemployed
- 6,000 were homeless

Won't you please help.  We would appreciate any donations towards this worthwhile cause.  

If you are also interested in hosting a child, please go to and contact us.

Who you are and where you’re from:  I'm Tara Mylenski Arhab, an adoptive mom of four Ukrainian siblings, living in the beautiful southern state of NC.

Your relationship or contact to the parties you're raising funds for:  I am just a regular Joe who has a passion for helping orphans.

How the funds will be spent (be specific as possible):  These funds will go to get the paperwork like visas, passports, medical insurance as well as their plane ticket and a portion of the chaperones plane ticket.

Your withdrawal plan to get the funds from the campaign to the ultimate beneficiary/ies:  The funds will go directly to Orphans Rainbow and 100% will go towards getting Vika here for Christmas.  Because we are an all volunteer organization, all proceeds go directly to the host children.

The name of the person you added as the beneficiary: Marisela Hernandez of Orphan's Rainbow is the beneficiary and the funds will go directly towrds Vika's costs.

How they are connected to the campaign: Marisela is the director of Orphan's Rainbow hosting organization.
  • Michelle Dowdall 
    • 50 $ 
    • 48 mos
  • Leo and Keri Fitzsimmons 
    • 25 $ 
    • 48 mos
  • Julie Williams 
    • 100 $ 
    • 48 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 5 $ 
    • 49 mos
  • Paul Kazmer 
    • 100 $ 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tara Mylenski 
Cary, NC
Marisela Hernandez 
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