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Love Without Boundaries Foundation

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Causes: Children & Youth, Health, Health Support, Human Services, International, International Relief, Youth Development

Mission: Providing healing, education, and refuge to vulnerable children worldwide

Results: Some of our recent accomplishments include: * We continue to provide nurturing foster care in China, Cambodia, Uganda, and India, including our Safe Haven foster care program for trafficked or abused children. Our foster care program has allowed over 3500 children to live in home-care versus an institution. 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’s medical program continues to provide surgeries to children abandoned with conditions such as cleft lip, spinal tumors, congenital heart defects, and more. Our Unity Initiative for impoverished children also provides heart surgeries when their parents are unable to afford care. * Our Healing Homes program provides care to vulnerable babies who have been abandoned with medical needs. *LWB's education program helps children of all ages with several different programs. Over 3700 children have received access to education, from preschool through college. Our Believe in Me schools in rural Cambodia provide primary school education to children in remote villages, while our education scholarship program helps orphaned and impoverished children in China, Cambodia, and Uganda. * Our nutrition program is helping to provide much-needed formula, cereal and hot lunches to children of all ages in LWB programs. We help provide specialized baby formula to children with issues such as prematurity and milk allergies. LWB provides daily hot lunch to the children in our Cambodian schools, as childhood malnutrition rates are extremely high in the rural regions where we are working. We are also providing emergency food relief to the most vulnerable children and their communities during COVID.

Target demographics: Orphaned and impoverished children

Direct beneficiaries per year: Hundreds of children through our programs located throughout the world.

Geographic areas served: Cambodia, China, India, and Uganda

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

Community Stories

150 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB is an incredibly inspiring charity. It would be easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of poverty that exists in the countries in which LWB operates and to think that you can’t make a difference. However, for the individual children and families that have been helped by LWB it means the entire world. So many children’s lives have been changed by the support given by LWB, whether it is through surgery that their parents couldn’t afford, foster care in a loving family, or a chance to escape poverty by getting an education. Every child really does count.

Ji L.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My brother was born with a cleft palate and they provided one of his first surgeries. Before he had the surgery it was hard for him to move his mouth in ways many of us take for granted. It affected what he ate, how he ate, his speech, and interacting with other people. I love him so much and I really do believe that they gave a huge helping hand to get him where he is now. That was more than 10 years ago so they've gotten bigger and are now able to help even more children and families.

bossip

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Our family have been donors to LWB for many years and in March of 2019 I was excited to become a volunteer and join the Love Without Boundaries family. My work primarily focuses on children who receive lifesaving heart surgery at Wolfson Hospital in Israel, which is part of the Save a Childs Heart Organization. I have been blessed to witness firsthand the incredible and extraordinary work of this organization, whose commitment and compassion to their mission has no limits.
As a family we have followed LWB and its development to reach out to children from other countries and expand its programming in often very challenging situations. Most recently LWB has had to adapt its life saving work during the COVID 19 Pandemic, including setting up an Emergency Food Relief Campaign whilst still continuing to support the many children and families currently in their care. This is only possible to achieve with an outstanding, devoted team of dedicated caring staff along with the many committed volunteers from around the world who go above and beyond to ensure that Every Child Counts.
Belinda Ossip
Volunteer and Donor

Molly W.3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The first thing that stood out to me about LWB was how pure and simple their mission is: to help every child and their family that we are able to reach. It's also amazing to see how passionate every person who is involved with LWB is. LWB emphasize the importance of all personnels involved and is great at keeping everyone updated on the latest news of the children and their families.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am currently a college intern at Love Without Boundaries, and I love this organization and its mission. I love being able to make a small difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the world by working remotely. It is heartwarming to hear stories and see children receive love, kindness, and care. I am amazed at the wonderful network of volunteers who dedicate their time and talent to serve vulnerable children. Despite the pandemic, LWB continues to help children around the world. I am thankful and grateful to be a part of LWB.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have loved following LWB since I was a young girl and they have inspired me throughout my life to help children. Love Without Boundaries makes an amazing impact in childrens' lives from medical needs to foster care, they always amaze me by their resilience and dedication to support as many children as possible. They deserve all of the hearts! ❤

1 Carrie86

Donor

Rating: 5

We are donors and have been a volunteer with Love Without Boundaries for many years. We give to other groups and organizations and none communicate to the donors the outstanding way that Love Without Boundaries does. It has been exciting to see how Love Without Boundaries has expanded their care to children in other countries - Cambodia, Uganda, and India. In this time of the pandemic, they have raised funds to help with the crisis for many families and orphanages that do not have food. While locked down, the effort that the workers in these other countries make to extend care, food and water is unparalleled. This year has been a challenge for the world and Love Without Boundaries has gone beyond and makes a difference in so many lives. There mission is to help with nutrition, medical, and education, and the unity fund. They also do special projects to help with special needs. I can't recommend Love Without Boundaries Foundation as an outstanding group to donate to and help the neediest of children and families.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

After our first adoption, we became aware of Love Without Boundaries and all the many programs they have started including medical, foster care, education, special programs, nutrition, and new ones appear as needs are seen. We appreciate ALL that Love Without Boundaries Foundation does to help needy orphans in China, as well as their newer program "the Unity Fund" that helps needy children to remain in their families. We volunteer and have been donors over the years and can't say enough about the programs that LWB supports and the awesome group of volunteers who make this a top notch non-profit organization! So many children have been helped and we recommend giving to this organization because Love Without Boundaries makes a real difference!

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have financially supported Love Without Boundaries for about a year. They provide frequent communication sharing the details of how my donations are being used to meet needs. And since I have a close friend who volunteers with them, I know enough "behind the scenes" info to be confident that most or all my funds are going directly to those who need it instead of towards marketing or administrative costs. I plan on continuing to support this great organization for a long time. If I could give 10 stars I would!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer for the past 10 years and the mother of a child that benefitted from Love Without Boundaries medical and education programs in China. The work that LWB does around the world changes lives-funding medical care to keep families intact, providing education, nutrition programs, and having foster and on-site family care to allow children the chance to experience the love of a family-any program by itself makes a difference. When LWB sees a need to further serve children around the world they respond in a manner that partners with each country and best serves the needs of the children.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer with Love Without Boundaries for 8 years now. Because the organization has only a few paid staff, the focus is always on the children. The majority of each dollar goes directly to services such as foster care, education and medical care. The unity initiative is reducing child abandonment through the provision of medical care that birth families cannot afford. One of my children was served by education, foster care, and medical care and she was healthy and easily adjusted to life in our family. The children thrive with the love and attention they receive from this organization.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I started following Love Without Boundaries on social media a few years ago. I loved seeing the pictures of the kids and the work the organization was doing to help them. I started volunteering with them after following them for a little while. They are the real deal. I love being involved and getting first-hand accounts of how these kids and their families are being helped! They're so open with their donors and make sure that they have the best, most accurate info on the kids their donors are supporting

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Board Member

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is a rare nonprofit that really puts the mission above all else. I have found the organization to be considerate and loving and true to its roots. Awesome organization to donate to as you can clearly see in many cases where and whom your donations are going to. I've loved working with the team.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Well respected charity that truly cares about their donors money to make sure that it Is being spent on the cause and wisely. I find the organization responsible, trustworthy, and responsive.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

First of all, I would like to thank you so much to LWB teams for allowing me to be part of this community, and especially Amy that was introducing me to the first 3 Cambodian student in 2018. Therefore, as we all know that there are so many nonprofit organization plays in many roles, but for LWB is significantly different. LWB is a great humanity organization to work with and the most important things that they are truly dedicated and devoted it to their mission of helping and support the people Globally. For the last 20 years I've involved in many nonprofit organization but I have never see how hard their work and commitment. LWB is very professional and excellent performance and commitment that to serve and providing a medical, education, nutrition, and etc....LWB have many task of LOVE and COMPASSION that puts in a smile to everyone hearts.
As covid-19 continue to spread, LWB teams do all their power to reach out and helping to support this humanity tasks during the challenging times for us all. Without LWB, none of the children in Cambodia at the landfill or in the rural area would not be able to attending school. Thank you once again for all your commitment. And I'm truly appreciate all the LWB teams for all your efforts, love and passion that put in the smile in their hearts.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I first learned about Love Without Boundaries 14 years ago when we were adopting my youngest daughter from China. She was lucky enough to be a beneficiary of both their nutrition and education programs. These programs provided her with very critical support in the two years before she joined our family. This inspired us to become donors. Having made two trips to adopt from China, we have always been amazed and thankful for the work LWB has done in so many orphanages in China. When I retired a few months ago I had the opportunity to begin volunteering with LWB. It has been so amazing to see the commitment and heart that the organization pours into their work. Their vast network of volunteers around the world allows them to keep operating costs very low so more money can go to help children in need.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is an organization that I greatly admire and respect. They take great pride in ensuring that neglected communities have the support they need, and I have firsthand seen that through interactions with the LWB staff. The intentionality and hard-work that goes into Love Without Boundaries' work is incredible, and this is why I continue to be involved in the organization.

Kelly91

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a donor and volunteer for Love Without Boundaries for seven years. This charity is nothing short of incredible. The work being done for vulnerable children around the world is amazing. The organization is run almost solely on volunteers so the money goes where it is needed. LWB is not scared to change as needed to reach more children and meet more needs. Simple amazing work being done.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

This organization continues to amaze me. I became a volunteer after LWB was able to help me get a donation of coats to my daughter's orphanage. I could not walk away from them after I learned more and I continue to be blown away by the love and dedication of this group. With a very low overhead due to mostly volunteers, LWB is making a massive difference, often a life-saving difference, in orphans and impoverished children of China, one child at a time.

1 Gina H.1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries does such an amazing job helping children in China, Cambodia, Uganda and India. LWB started work in China, improving the lives of orphaned children, the organisation has taken the experience gained there to work in other countries where children are in need. The concept of helping children one at a time makes making a difference feel possible and gives need a face.

1 Jennifer K.5

Volunteer

Rating: 5

As a volunteer and donor, I’m so impressed with this organization. It is amazing to watch lives being impacted everyday by LWB. I am very thankful to be a part of it.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Wonderful organization! Help many children who are orphaned or at risk bringing medical care, nutrition, and education.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Everyone involved in Love Without Boundaries has one driving focus -- love for people, especially children. Love suffuses this organization, and I have seen it in action as a sponsor and now as a volunteer. The utmost ethical standards are upheld because the organization respects it's recipients to the utmost.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I first discoverd LWB a few years ago and started off by sponsoring a Cambodian student through the Impoverished Student program. One thing I quickly discovered about LWB was how much they care. The sheer support they provide to kids, both educationally and medically, is astonishing. Everything is transparent, what they tell you is what 'is'.

Soon I began to sponsor another child, a kiddo in the Sibling School in Cambodia. This facility provides a safe, nuturing environment for the younger siblings of school kids. This enables the older kids to go to school and parents to work without worrying about the wellbeing of the younger members of the family.

A couple of years ago, I was in Cambodia and was able to arrange a visit to the village where 'my' sponsored kids lived and was lucky enough to meet not only my sponsored kids, but many of the other kids, too, as well as have a tour of the schools. One thing that was very clear was how appreciative the locals were for the work LWB has done to provide educational opportunities for the local kids. And not only that, all the work opportunities (cooks for school meals, caretakers for the schools etc) are offered to the locals, so as a community they are working together to improve the future of all.

This visit quickly inspired me to volunteer for LWB which I have now been doing for a year and a half. I can honestly say, hand on heart, I have never felt so strongly about such a good cause. LWB inspires those they help, and they in turn inspire the people around them.

Writer

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My experience with this charity has been amazing. As a volunteer, I get to see behind the scenes of what goes on to make sure this organization does what is best for the children that are apart of their programs. From the sponsorship for schools to foster care, I have been impressed with all I've seen. It's the reason I continue to volunteer to be apart of LWB and will do so for as long as I can.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My daughter (adopted in 2012) was helped through LWB's medical program. After learning more about what LWB does-I became a supporter. Then, a few years ago, I decided I wanted to volunteer my time with this organization as I saw so many wonderful things happening for children in need. Now that I am a volunteer and have a "behind the scenes" look at the day to day operations, I can safely say I love LWB even more. They are the real deal when it comes to living their motto of "Every Child Counts". They help more children than I think most people even realize, and I love that they go to some of the hardest to work regions where the needs feel endless. Love without Boundaries is a trustworthy organization, and I am proud to be a supporter as well as a volunteer.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I first heard of Love Without Boundaries in 2010 through a friend. We had donated to help a child who had the same complex medical history as our daughter did. This child needed life saving surgery and medical treatment and had LWB not intervened, I believe she would likely have not survived. Two years later, we became the proud parents of that same child through adoption. I now serve as a volunteer with LWB. Seeing the "behind the scenes" work LWB does through my role as a volunteer has only made me respect LWB even more than I already had! They are an organization that truly lives up to their name, and I stand with them in the fight to help orphaned and impoverished children around our globe!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries lives up to its motto that every child counts. They have a team of dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to improve the lives or children around the world.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I can’t say enough about this organization and the work they do with children around the world. They are changing the lives of children everyday!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB is an incredible organization that truly makes a difference in the lives of children around the world.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries motto of "Every Child Counts" is simple yet profound. I am only one person, but what can I do to help the child in need that crosses my path today? LWB gives me an opportunity to help children in need around the world through their education, nutrition, medical and foster care programs. I especially like their model of partnering with local leaders in the community so that there is an ongoing relationship.

Volunteer

Rating: 5


Love Without Boundaries (LWB) is an organization which truly lives up to its goal of TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF ORPHANED & IMPOVERISHED CHILDREN. One of the many amazing aspects of LWB is the variety and creativity of their many programs, including medical care / education / nutrition / foster care / child trafficking aid and other programs.

My introduction to LWB was through my son Jaden. Jaden was born in China and was orphaned as an infant. LWB arranged for him to have the two surgeries that he needed, and it was only AFTER surgery that he was listed as a candidate for international adoption. His orphanage director later told us that Jaden would never have been listed for adoption if LWB had not arranged for Jaden’s surgeries.

So it is an absolute fact that without LWB’s intervention, we never would have even known that our son Jaden existed. He would still be living in an orphanage and he would never have a Mom, Dad, brothers, or sisters. Now he has five siblings, and he is a source of joy to all who know him!

My relationship to LWB has evolved over the years. After Jaden came home, we became donors to several of LWB’s programs, and about one year ago I began volunteering for LWB.

LWB has a large team of volunteers from around the world, several of whom work hard to keep the donors informed about the lives of the children who are being transformed by LWB. This communication back to the donors is one of the many defining characteristics of LWB.

LWB has created multiple programs over the years to improve the lives of thousands of children. Over the past 15 years, MORE THAN 50,000 CHILDREN have been DIRECTLY IMPACTED by the programs of LWB!!!

The following information is provided on their website:
Over 10,000 pediatric medical cases and evaluations, with 4,300+ surgeries and hospitalizations
3,500 children placed into foster homes
3,700 children given access to education
6,400 children served through our nutrition program
780+ children given specialized care in our healing homes
1,300 orphaned children enrolled in summer camps
25,000 cleft bottles distributed to orphanages and maternity hospitals
45,000 coats and blankets distributed to orphaned and rural children
700 special projects completed, including new cribs, playgrounds, wheelchair projects, and more
21 physical therapy trainings, including two at the national level
7 special education trainings
17 medical exchanges between US and Chinese physicians
3,000 copies of our Manual of Special Needs distributed to orphanages



In addition, over the past couple of years they have built schools in two rural villages in Cambodia and are providing education, food, water, and health care to more than 300 children living in the region.

As a volunteer, I recently had the opportunity to travel to the villages in Cambodia to see the impact of the programs firsthand. While there I got to meet many of the children, and as a physician I performed physical examinations.

Prior to LWB’s programs there, the great majority to the children were so severely malnourished that most of them were not even on the growth charts for height or weight. Many were so malnourished that their hair was actually discolored as a result.

Also, the great majority of the children in the area were not able to attend school due to financial issues, family issues, transportation issues, and/or due to the risk of being abducted in this area which is known to have a high risk of child trafficking.

Now the children are able to get an education and are provided with nutritious meals!

After visiting the schools, I can state without hyperbole that LWB’s programs are truly TRANSFORMING the lives of these children.

A first grader recently expressed her appreciation this way:
"I really like the hot lunch program at school. Before, I didn’t get to eat lunch because my dad doesn’t have enough money to feed everyone in the family. I eat as much as I can during the LWB lunch, so then if I don’t get dinner at night I don’t feel as hungry."

LWB now provides her and her classmates TWO hot meals per day!

There is no way that I can really express the impact of LWB on so many children’s lives in this review. But I will share the story of one more child.

Charles is a teenage boy whose femur (thigh bone) was broken in late 2016 when he was struck by a hit and run driver. He did not have any access to medical care, and his leg became severely infected. By the time LWB learned of his condition, Charles had a very real risk of losing his leg. LWB was able to get him to a hospital in nearby Thailand for treatment. His infection was treated, and he then had a surgery with placement of some impressive hardware!

I got to meet Charles at my recent visit, and he is doing amazingly well. He has full use of his leg and has no pain!!

Here is the impact that LWB had on Charles, in his own words:
"I’m so grateful to LWB and their donors for providing medical care to me which allowed my leg to be saved. It was a gift I will never forget the rest of my life. Because my broken femur was repaired, I can now go back to school, which gives me real hope."

Truly his life has been transformed by the intervention of LWB!!

As I mentioned, there is no way that I can share the scope of LWB’s impact on so many thousands of children. I do recommend the following resources to help get more of an idea of LWB’s impact.

I highly recommend that you visit LWB’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lwbfanpage

I highly recommend that you visit LWB’s Website at www.lovewithoutboundaries.com

I highly recommend that you visit LWB’s Blog at www.lwbcommunity.org

I highly recommend that you read the book about the early years of LWB: https://www.amazon.com/Heart-Orphan-Amy-Eldridge/dp/0979463939/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538843046&sr=8-1&keywords=amy+eldridge


Again, there is no way that I can give an idea of the scope and impact of LWB on so many thousands of children.

But if a picture is worth a thousand words, let me leave you with three pictures and one video of my son Jaden. (He is wearing the red shirt in the first picture and the USA swimtrunks in the third picture.)

Without LWB he would not be with his family. He would still be an orphan. Instead, he is a loved child.

Thanks LWB!

Tim Sanford

Donor

Rating: 5

Three of our four sons adopted from China were served through LWB programs. We will always be grateful for the care they received. We have seen the benefits of this care first hand. I appreciate the transparency of the organization and its sound fiscal management.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Wonderful non profit that is powered by passionate volunteers who believe in the mission of Love Without Boundaries. This is what makes this organization stand out, it is all volunteers, and all heart. They are constantly reevaluating how they can best help children in impoverished communities around the world and have worked miracles for so many orphaned children and impoverished families that need help with education or medical needs. I also love the personal contact that donors receive from the organizational volunteers to thank them for their donations and also keep them updated on the children they've sponsored.

Steph P.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Love without Boundaries goes above and beyond to communicate with sponsors. I love getting the monthly reports and seeing all the good they do

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Donor

Rating: 5

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.

Board Member

Rating: 5

LWB is a fantastic organization doing powerful work arpund the world with disadvantaged young people including orphans and other marginalized children. They are fiscally responsible and transparent with a world-wide team of volunteers and staff dedicated to improving lives in an ethical manner.

suznews40

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer for Love Without Boundaries Foundation since December 2006. The work done by this charity over the years has been amazing. So many lives changed by medical procedures that have saved lives and put them on the path for adoption. Even many who will not have the opportunity to be adopted have been helped nutritionally and educationally. I donate to very few organizations that I trust and LWB is one of them. An incredible amount of the work to put these programs into practice is done by volunteers. They are an excellent example of service and accountability.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have one daughter that was helped by LWB's education program, and I have been a volunteer for Love Without Boundaries for almost 4 years. It is a privilege to help so many children through my work and know that through the volunteer efforts of many others as well, a lot of children are helped medically, educationally, emotionally and physically. I think LWB does an amazing work.

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1 Lisa Wong C.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries really believes in its motto that ever child counts and has a team of dedicated people who knows that every small action counts. It has been wonderful volunteering with LWB and knowing that I'm making a difference in a child's life - however small. LWB is very well organized and communicates effectively to everyone inside and outside the organization

2 Kelly Hopkins E.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I love Love Without Boundaries. I have been involved with them for eight years and know that each child they care for is put first, cared for and loved. They fight for the children that noone else is fighting for, and have saved the lives of many through the medical care they help make possible. They also provide education to the impoverished, in areas where school hasn't been available before. Sponsors get regular updates. All of my interactions with LWB have shown that they are ethical and wise with donations.

Brittani L.

Client Served

Rating: 5

2 of my 4 children received medical care while they lived in China before our family adopted them. I have been a volunteer now for several years and we have helped raised funds to support the medical programs offered by LWB. We also donate to LWB.

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Donor

Rating: 5

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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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Full disclosure--I am a volunteer with Love Without Boundaries, and have, at my own expense, traveled with the organization on medical missions for children with cleft lip and palate. I can vouch for the consideration and love that goes into each of the Love Without Boundaries' programs. The child is foremost, and with the cultural awareness and respect that is part of every endeavor, entire communities benefit long term. Love Without Boundaries lives up to its name in all it does.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I started out as a donor/sponsor with Love Without Boundaries because I was impressed with their work with babies and children in China who were in need of medical help. I have since become a volunteer with the organization as a coordinator for one of their many education programs. I am consistently impressed with the breadth of Love Without Boundaries' many programs in various countries that address so many needs--medical, education, nutrition, foster care, water, family preservation--and they do it in a way that truly meets those needs in a culturally respectful and sustainable way.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have learn about Love without Boundaries in the most wonderful way - through the adoption of my grand daughters. One in particular was helped in a way that was only possible because of LWB. She was in their healing home after having life changing surgery, also made possible by LWB. They then placed her with a foster care family, that took excellent care of her until her adoption. I am so grateful to this organization and impressed by the number of programs around the world they now foster.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have two wonderful grand daughters because of Love Without Boundaries. One in particular benefited from their cleft lip program and foster care. I don't even want to consider what their lives would have been like without this program. And it is for that reason I donate towards the education of a child in China. LWB also at times makes special requests. A recent one was for a young girl in Africa who needed surgery outside her own country. It is nice to know that my contribution can help a child in need and to get an update on that child

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Donor

Rating: 5

"Every Child Counts" It is absolutely true for this organization.

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Donor

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is an amazing charity that truly puts every child first. The money you give really goes to what you are giving it to. Amazing, life changing work!

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Donor

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is an amazing organization that helps orphaned & impoverished children in China, Uganda, Cambodia, and India. Their motto is "Every Child Counts", and I truly believe that this the heart of the organization. LWB considers each child in their programs as an individual - ensuring that they receive the education, nutritional, and/or medical care that they specifically need. Our family has seen the lives of many children truly transformed by LWB! This agency is extremely ethical and uses donor funds exactly as promised, while also working hard to provide culturally-appropriate care. I recommend LWB very highly!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I first became aware of the tremendous work of Love Without Boundaries (LWB) in 2012 when we adopted three children from China, who each had somehow benefited from the organizations' efforts. The organization is amazing and the love and passion all of the staff and volunteers have for caring for children is unbelievable. They do amazing work in many countries, providing medical, educational and nutritional care to those who would no doubt not survive if it weren't for LWB. I will forever be indebted to them for what they did for my children before they were in my family, and I am honored to volunteer my time to contribute to helping other children.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

They helped my sons receive life saving surgeries. Such an amazing organization.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This organization is run with the utmost professionalism and love and passion all for the benefit and care of children who most need it. Despite regulatory challenges to continue operations the CEO and board and worked tirelessly to continue their mission of helping children in whatever aspect they can. It's been an honor and privilege to be part of something so wonderful

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I currently volunteer here and have seen first hand how much love and work are provided for these children. Each child is cared for individually and advocated for to the furthest extent possible. All the work is done from the genuine care and concern from everyone's hearts and it is evident in the quality of programs and care provided for the children. LWB not only works with orphans but are dedicated to helping prevent orphans through their Unity Initiative and also for children left behind from working parents. It speaks volumes to the depths of the love from this organization for the children.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have volunteered for LWB for over 10 years. One of the reasons I love supporting LWB is its strong core of volunteers which means funds donated go to help the kids, not to administrative salaries. Volunteers make this happen and donors know their money goes to what their hearts feel is important! I continue to be amazed at cost effective solutions to big problems as LWB helps in the many countries it serves.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a donor for many years and a current volunteer, and I am consistently blown aware by this nonprofit. They truly change the lives of children who are in what would otherwise be impossible circumstances and do so with the highest level of integrity that I have ever witnessed. I have been involved in numerous nonprofits for well over a decade as an employee, volunteer, and/or donor and Love Without Boundaries exceeds them all with regard to their honesty, passion, and service.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB is a wonderful nonprofit that works hard to serve children in China, Cambodia, India, and Uganda. Through their efforts, families are kept together, children receive medical care and education they otherwise wouldn't, and children without families are able to live in loving foster homes in their own countries before their adoption. The work LWB does is sustainable, using in-country staff whenever possible, and almost all of their American staff are unpaid volunteers. LWB sets an example for how nonprofits should operate.

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Donor

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is THE best. Their mission of "Every Child Counts" matches my heart so directly ... medical care, education, foster care support ... for orphans and impoverished children. They aren't a "one size fits all" organization - and that is something I specifically love. In one location, they're working to get clean water for impoverished families so that the children have time to go to school (instead of trekking far each day to retrieve clean water). In another location, older kids can't go to school because they are tasked with watching younger children - so, LWB started a school with a daycare so that the older kids can bring the younger kids for daycare while they attend school. For orphans and impoverished children with medical needs, they search far/wide to find the right doctors/medical care to help them (no matter what the need). The love that the organization shows, and the diligence, character, love and astuteness they show in all that is done is top notch. I honestly don't think organizations get any better than this one!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB is an incredible organization! They truly have the best interests of children and the countries they work in, in mind! I have complete confidence that donations are used precisely as they are intended. We love LWB!

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Donor

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries has a strong commitment to financial transparency and will answer any questions you may have about how a donation is used. The reports and updates a donor receives for donations in any amount go above and beyond any other charity I have ever donated to. They truly mean it when they say "Every Child Counts"!

Donor

Rating: 5

This is a phenomenal organization, rescuing and caring for orphans in China. The foundation is also committed to providing for the nutritional, medical, surgical, and educational needs of as many orphaned and impoverished special needs children as possible. The foundation maximizes every dollar received, in serving the best interests of these children. Love Without Boundaries gives hope and opportunity for orphaned children and youth to have fulfilling lives and hopeful futures. I'm inspired by the great work, the lives changed, because of Love Without Boundaries. LWB also has a wonderful and informative website! (lovewithoutboundaries.com)

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a volunteer with Love Without Boundaries in their education program and am very impressed with the services given to the children there. Love Without Boundaries knows and serves each child involved. I also sponsor a child in the medical program and receive detailed monthly reports. With LWB, the child comes first--always.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As a volunteer in Shanghai, I visit and spend a lot of time with the LWB-sponsored children who come to China's top pediatric hospital, where I see firsthand how LWB strives to provide the most compassionate care possible to every single child. I also travel on an annual LWB medical trip, where I photograph children before and after cleft lip and palate surgery. Like all other LWB volunteers, I travel at my own expense. I also donate to this charity's medical fund, and I sponsor a child in foster care. I would not volunteer my time and donate my money to a charity that wasn't absolutely transparent and fiscally responsible. I am so grateful that this charity exists to advocate for orphaned and impoverished children who otherwise would have little hope. Volunteering with LWB has changed my life.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Without this organization, many innocent lives would have been lost. Great cause!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries is a fantastic organization that is led with strong, holistic leadership. Love Without Boundaries is set apart by its leadership team. Amy is a compassionate individual who understands and cultivates empathetic relationships with each person she meets. Her super-power reaches its full potential with her organization. She lives by the creed of her organization, and strives to create a world that is better for each person she interacts with.

I've personally interacted with Amy, and her organization's work and I can say confidently that I trust that the world is a better place because of this organization. It deserves all the recognition it receives. I know that many more people than myself resonate with this organization's infectious energy.

2 Amy_273

Donor

Rating: 5

This charity has done so much good for China! They have saved so many lives and are doing such wonderful things!

2 Amy_272

Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB did so much to help three of my children before we adopted them. They are a wonderful organization that I recommend highly!

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Donor

Rating: 5

LWB is an amazing organization! The work they do and their dedication to helping orphans and families in China is priceless. They keep their donors updated and are the most appreciative and thankful organization we have ever supported. The are truly outstanding!

2 cherylchina

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've volunteered since 2011 with this organization. I watched them grow from just a group of adoptive parents thinking about how they could help one little boy to an world-wide organization of volunteers who have helped so many children in China. They have many programs such as healing homes, foster care programs, Believe in Me school programs, unity initiatives that help poor families get the surgeries for their children so they don't have to abandon them, life-skills programs for older orphans, nutrition, care-give training and more. LWB is not the kind of organization that puts out sad advertisements to get people to donate. LWB does the work, gets the kids help, and report back to the donors how the children are doing. The kids are not just a name or a number, Each child is a story of how people pulled together, sometimes in most difficult of circumstances and how healing and transformation takes place. In the Changzhi Foster Care program, we have had 22 children get adopted and each of them was much more prepared for transition into a forever family because of the love and care they got in a foster family instead of an orphanage. It is all possible not only because of the dedication of our volunteers, it is the strong dedication of our thousands of sponsors who donate and support these children and the programs that help them. For an idea of some ways LWB is making a difference see for yourself. https://www.lovewithoutboundaries.com/impact-report/

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I witness daily the compassion, care, understanding and dedication all the LWB volunteers put into their work all over the world. They are able to take on responsibilities such as identifying children in need, creating a plan, execute it in hours and save a life. Not only save a life but take it through medical treatment, healing, and into foster homes with families who care for them in a natural family setting instead of an orphanage. They run educational programs for orphans who would not get to go to school, fund higher education for kids who are so poor their families or the relative they may be living with can't afford. There are so many things LWB does seamlessly and so many lives are touched especially those of us who do the work.

2 Lana C.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

LWB is a fantastic nonprofit that supports children and families in China. Not only do they do great work in supporting orphans, education, and medical needs, they also work hard to keep families together! They are a great group to volunteer with as well - truly a family!

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Love Without Boundaries' goal is to give the most loving and compassionate care possible to orphaned and impoverished children and to bring hope and healing to these children. They accomplish good results. They have all different kinds of programs in order to help these children. Their work is wonderful and with good intentions. Stories and pictures from the website show their good work. They are changemakers, because they care about lives of others.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have seen their work on the ground in China, adopted a child that benefitted from their work, and now volunteer because I know that they make a difference. Great team of mostly volunteers that make a high impact for each dollar used.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

One of the qualities of LWB that helped me choose to sponsor a child was the low overhead costs and volunteer workforce. When I actually visited one of the LWB healing homes, I came home and immediately applied to volunteer for them since I saw what a tangible difference LWB care makes in the lives of orphans in China. We now have adopted our daughter who benefitted from LWB care and I now have personal experience all around that LWB really lives their motto, "Every Child Counts."

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Donor

Rating: 5

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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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Love Without Boindaries is run by volunteers. Not even the founder or CEO take a salary or payment of any kind. Entirely through donations and volunteer work, they are able to help orphans in China get healthy enough for surgery, get life-saving surgery, get well post surgery, and move into wonderful foster care with real village and city families. They also provide "Believe In Me" schools in orphanages for children with visible special needs or disabilities that prevent them from attending regular school. And in the last few years a growing program called "Unity" allows donors to fund surgeries for children still in their families, so that families can remain together - families that may have otherwise had no choice but to abandon their child so that the child's life could be saved, as they simply do not have the money to pay for surgery or care. Love Without Boundaries is the real deal and I feel lucky to play a small role in all this charity accomplishes.

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amylwb 12/09/2015

Thank you for the positive review! We do want to clarify though, that LWB at the current time has 169 volunteers helping to run programs in addition to a small team of paid staff in both the US and China.