LOVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES FOUNDATION
Rating: 4.99 stars 76 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth, Health, Human Services, International
Location: 306 S. Bryant, Suite C-145 Edmond OK 73034 USA
Results: Some of our recent accomplishments include: *opening four specialized healing homes in China dedicated to babies abandoned with medical needs. *supporting foster care in 19 Chinese cities *providing life changing surgery for over 1800 children; *sending international medical teams to China to provide cleft surgery *providing supplemental nutrition to orphaned infants *creating and supporting education programs for over 300 children per year, from kindergarten to college *writing and publishing a Manual of Special Needs, and conducting provincial wide trainings to help orphanages throughout China better care for children with medical needs *providing supplies (e.g. safe cribs, cleft bottles, and baby bouncers) to orphans in over 200 institutions * launching our Unity Fund to assist poor, rural families whose children require major medical care.
Target demographics: Orphaned and impoverished children in China.
Geographic areas served: China
Programs: LWB has five main program areas: medical, education, foster care, healing homes, and nutrition/orphanage assistance.
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Love without Boundaries aids orphaned children in China by providing medical assistance, both through surgeries and their four amazing specialized healing homes in China, foster care, education and orphanage assistance. What makes LWB unique is they only have Chinese people on the ground doing the work and all but three of their staff are volunteers meaning that virtually every dollar we give is used to help the children in their care. LWB is a great non-profit in every sense of the word!
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In 2004 LWB did a cleft medical mission to China and repaired the lips of twin girls that had been orphaned the prior year. Six months later we adopted the twins and upon finding out that LWB had been responsible for their marvelous repair (a plastic surgeon that specializes in cleft repairs at Miami Chjildren's Hospital claims they were two of the best repairs he had ever seen) my wife and I volunteered to work with LWB and in 2006 I was asked to serve on the Board. This organization has a total heart for China's orphans. LWB uses over 90% of the funds they collect to fund medical, education, healing homes, foster care and nutrition programs. There are no fat cats with fat salaries - just great people giving in some cases 40 hours or more to help these kids with no remuneration. If you are looking to find a charity that truly does what it says - this is the one.
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I have personal seen children's lives saved by LWB! Everything else pales in comparison.
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I would figure out how to raise more money to save more kids.