Love Without Boundaries Foundation

Rating: 4.99 stars   85 reviews

Address:

3600 NW 138th St, Suite 102 Oklahoma City OK 73134 USA

Mission:

To transform the lives of orphaned and impoverished children by providing hope and healing.

Results:

Some of our recent accomplishments include: * LWB opened another healing homes this year, in addition to the two provincial healing homes in Anhui province for medically fragile children. The Loving ARMs (Anal Rectal Malformation) Healing Home opened in September. Our healing homes provide medical care to fragile abandoned babies. * We continue to pursue new opportunities for foster care. These programs served over 300 children in 2014. LWB has local managers on site in every foster care community who check on the progress of the children in their foster homes every month. * LWB held another special education teacher training in June 2015, this year on site at its Believe in Me schools. All Believe In Me teachers and managers, as well as team members from partner organizations, were invited to attend. The on-site training allowed direct evaluation of the children and suggestions for accommodations to support and enhance learning. * We provide educational assistance to orphaned and impoverished children in China. We continued our orphanage school programs in Jinjiang, Huainan, Changzhi, and Shaoguan and two new schools in Gansu. Our Believe in Me schools, located inside social welfare institutions in China, teach math, art, music, Chinese, English, and science through a Montessori based method. In 2015, we continued to include a nutritional component as well, providing a healthy daily snack to all the orphaned children in our schools, and a safe dental program (Lifetime of Smiles). * LWB’s medical program continues to provide surgeries to babies abandoned with conditions such as cleft lip, spinal tumors, anal atresia, congenital heart defects, and more. The majority of our surgeries are performed at Fudan University in Shanghai and Anhui Children’s Hospital in Hefei. Our program for impoverished children provides heart surgeries, and we are expanding services in other locations across China. Additionally, our Cleft Initiative continues to bring educational materials and bottles to families of cleft-affected children throughout China by partnering with maternity hospitals. In the spring of 2015, LWB held a cleft medical exchange, a partnership between western and Chinese surgeons in pursuit of the development of best practices. * Our nutrition program is helping to provide much needed formula, cereal and nutritious snacks to children of all ages in LWB programs. We help provide specialized baby formula to children with issues such as prematurity and milk allergies.

Target demographics:

Orphaned and impoverished children

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Hundreds of children through our programs located throughout mainland China.

Geographic areas served:

China

Programs:

LWB has four main focus areas: healing, education, foster care and nutrition.

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

3 people found this review helpful

I have experienced first hand the work that Love Without Boundaries is doing in one of their schools in China. The children are thriving and learning. The nutrition of the children has improved greatly and you can tell their quality of life is improving by the joy in their faces. Thanks to LWB for stepping out of the American Dream and sharing with precious children and meeting their needs.

 
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We sponsor a little girl in a healing home in this program. It is wonderful getting monthly updates on her and seeing how much she has grown and what new things she can do. We love seeing her photos and hearing how she is doing after surgery. Its a wonderful charity and we love to sponsor their mission to help children in China.

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2015

 
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I sponsor a little boy in a healing home. The monthly updates I get are OUTSTANDING. There are so many great photos and such great information about this little boy. I love seeing how much he grows each month and what new things he can do. I love seeing how his personality is developing. I have sponsored children in other programs and there reports and updates are lacking so much. LWB just does a great job overall. Love this charity and all they do to help the Orphans in China.

 
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LWB took in my very sick little boy. They helped him get healthy enough for surgery. It took a long time because he was very ill but they never gave up. He received his cleft lip repair surgery in China and LWB took care of him until he was healed. They then placed him in a loving foster home. There he was loved and cared for until I could bring him home. After this I started donating to this amazing program so other children could get the same love and care my son received. LWB saved my sons life I will forever be thankful.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None their wonderful.

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2013

 
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I adore the work LWB does in China - from medical surgeries to foster care to education to their Unity Fund. They are the first foundation I turn to when I am looking to donate because I always know the money is going directly to the children through their strong programs on the ground in China and because i get updated with colorful reports on the children and programs we have donated to. Top notch foundation!

 
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We have sponsored children in LWB's medical, healing homes and foster care programs and are always so pleased to see that LWB utilizes our donation to directly help the children. This organization is a world-wide network of volunteers who desire to help orphans in China and donate all of their time and work. LWB's communication with sponsors is frequent and includes photos of the children that clearly show their progress, be it from surgical intervention or the loving arms of a foster family. Recommend highly!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

knowing that my donation made a difference in the life of an orphan in China thorough cleft lip and palate surgery and providing a foster family to develop and grow in a family environment instead of an orphanage.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

keep it just as it is, working incredibly well to meet their mission statement.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

 
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This is a wonderful organization my daughters made a donation to Belle, In the Hunan providence. What they do for children is just amazing!

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2014

 
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This organization is amazing! So professionally operated, yet with such a caring heart that shines through in their regular communications to donors such as myself. The difference they make in the lives of these precious children cannot be overestimated. I love how they work closely with the Chinese authorities and local people - and everyone should consider supporting their Unity Fund!!!

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2013

 
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This organization does wonders for special needs orphans in China. As a donor to their foster care program, I get monthly reports for my sponsor child. I love to read about the antics of the little guy I sponsor and see him grow in the monthly pictures! They have a great group of volunteers that do a huge amount of the work, so your money goes a long way.

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2013

 
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I have been very impressed with LWB. As a donor, I want to be sure that my donation is being spent intelligently. I have read that LWB spends less than 10% on overhead and fundraising. This is astoundingly low. I also read their blog and facebook posts, and it's clear that the organization is really passionate about their cause.

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Enjoy the website and the pics of the children as well as their stories. My own beautiful daughter (from Wuhan, Hubei) is now 17.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've viewed the results of the heart surgeries in the pictures.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would give it lots more donors as well as a foundation to secure its future.

 
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I found this organisaztion through friends. For quite a while I have been reading a the news letters and the stories on facebook but not yet contributing more than spreading the word. However some time ago I read about a young lady from an orphange who manage to pass an univesity test but could not afford the tution fee. We have for some years lived in China and our children is getting a great education. Education is so important and for many children and youth here in China it is their only way to a bettter life. But without many there is no way. So we gave a litlle and talked a lot and spread the word to friends. The our children decided to give their allowance and slowly the tution fee of 1500 dollar was raised. The day when I got the meassage that the girl could sign up for her courses I was so happy. I am so grateful for the work Love without boundaries is doing. I am proud to be able to be a part of a organization that helps children and young people to reach their potential and dreams!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping this young lady to be able to go to the university.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

make more people discovered this organization and that will hopefully make more children in China found their forever families and/or get a better life.

 
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Love without boundaries does amazing working with the least priveleged children in china. We are adopting a little 2 year old special needs boy that love without boundaries sponsored his care and got him into an incredible foster home. Their work allowed our little guy's cleft lip and palate to be fixed and they are ensuring he is cared for until we can travel to china. Their appeals to their supporters has certainly raised awareness of the splight of special needs and has given life to hundreds of children. The unity fund which helps families who cannot afford healthcare ( these families consider giving their children away toget them medical treatment) is one of the most amazing projects. They allow families to stay together.

They truly are making a difference in the lives of so many...one child at a time.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My son who they are coordinating care for until the adoption is final

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give them unlimited funds to help many more kids. I wouldnt change a thig...their model works!

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

Special needs children sponsorship for medcal and foster care. My pending adoption of our son gave us an awereness to their organization.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

Wanted to help foster children who are from the same province as my son

What would you tell others about this organization?

A volunteer organization thay drives change around the world for children deserves support

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

 
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