founder of Ukraine Adoption Helper, Kelly R. Conaty, MD, has graciously
donated a portion of the fees for each completed adoption to Life2Orphans.
His generosity has provided the funding for numerous efforts within our organization.
September 30, 2006 – YTD
With the growth of Life2Orphans we now have a salaried person on staff
at the Mission in Portland to handle many of the administrative duties.
This allocation will help offset this expense.
Donation to Torez:
Torez Orphanage is home to 350 special needs children.
Torez is an institution
where children with both mental and physical disabilities are sent when
they "age-out" of the baby houses at 4. These include, but are not
limited to, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, cleft lip, limb deformities,
and severe mental retardation. We are
allocating funds for the specific purpose of providing Arts & Craft
supplies as a form of recreational and occupational therapy.
Orphanage Special Projects:
Each one of our sponsored Orphanages features a Special Project.
Adoption Helper funding will be allocated to assist the following
orphanages in completing their Special Project or Greatest Need:
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Fourth Quarter 2005
Six Months of Accounting
Services: A critical component of
our organization is the ability to properly account for donations
received, and the distribution of these funds according to government
guidelines for non-profit charitable organizations. We additionally are
responsible for ensuring donations are allocated in ways expected by the
various donors. Utilizing the services of an accountant knowledgeable in
these matters will ensure these needs are met both accurately and
efficiently, providing benefit to every individual involved with our
Shipping Costs for Shoes For
Orphan Souls Shoe Donation: Life2Orphans
is fortunate to receive annual allocations of brand new shoes, socks and
slippers from the Shoes For Orphan Souls organization. These funds will
be used to ship a portion of this donation to many of our sponsored
Renewal of HUHTC Sponsorship:
Adoption Helper funds were used last year to sponsor one of our HUHTC
students, Angela Kasatkina. Angela continues to do well in the program,
and we are happy to allocate another portion of these funds to extend
the sponsorship of her education for another year.
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Third Quarter 2005
Second Quarter 2005
To train a new volunteer and get an update on the Help an
Orphan project. This project provides direct support to over 200 orphans. The
children are matched to families who send them care packages (and hope).
Makiivka AIDs Orphanage, Internat Mykolaivka,
Antoshka, Roschitsa Plastilin, Clown Parties:
To bring some cheer and smiles to over 300 children. This
type of party brings some semblance of a normal life to the children.
Orphanage #12 Kyiv, Children’s Computer Center:
To partially pay for teacher’s salary. This project
teaches the children both English and computer skills, significantly
improving their educational, vocational and employment opportunities.
To purchase Christmas gifts for children in various orphanages.
We aim to provide 6000 gifts this year.
Torez, Special Needs Kids:
To purchase most immediate needs (volunteer will be
visiting them again during August to make the purchases). The orphanage is
home to 350 special needs children aged 4+ and is in terrible condition.
First Quarter 2005
Gorodyna: Funds for urgent needs during assessment trip scheduled for
Project Warehouse Automate (scanner and software) to facilitate
greatly increased volume of boxes shipping to orphanages
Orphanage #12 Kyiv, Project Computers: Shipping of 8 new donated computers
Makiivka AIDs Orphanage, Project Food: Nestle baby food purchased
directly from the distributor in Ukraine
Angela Kasatkina, HUHTC College Sponsorship Project: Annual sponsorship
Luda Maruda, Vocational Training Project Orphanage #12: Annual
Internat Mykolaivka, Project Laundry: Contribution towards commercial
Shipping Admin Q1: Payment for admin assistant to track shipping at
Transfer Fees, Q1: Payment for bank charges for transfer of money for
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