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Sponsor Alin – 7 Years Old

Alin has quite the story. To look at him, you wouldn’t know that this sweet little boy has been through so much. His chipper attitude and loving embraces somehow overpower his tragic early childhood. A Roma (gypsy), Alin was born to a negligent, abusive father and a prostitute mother. He lived on the streets, eating trash to survive and sleeping in alleys. As early as two years old, his parents had trained him to beg and steal...

Sponsor Vio – 12 Years Old

Vio was taken away by the child protective services at 10 because of the continuous physical abuse. Her mother would frequently beat her with a hot iron rod, causing severe head injuries – even putting her into a 10-day coma on one occasion. More than this, Vio’s mother slit her throat, but did not ddep enought to kill her. Vio’s body is still covered in scars from all the abuse incidents. At a certain point (when Vio was 10 years old) the beatings became so bad that...

Sponsor Larisa – 12 Years Old

Larisa grew up moving between state-run orphanages and foster care homes. Her mother was a drug addict, abandoning Larisa when she was seven. At first, Larisa was placed in foster care families, but each time she was rejected by the foster family and sent back to the state-run orphanage. Larisa started to lose hope she would ever find a family to love her. The state eventually placed Larisa with us at the Finding Hope Children’s Home. Since coming to….

Sponsor Paul – 8 Years Old

Paul grew up moving between state-run orphanages and foster care homes. His mother was a drug addict, abandoning Paul when he was just three. At first, Paul was placed in foster care families, but each time he was rejected by the foster family and sent back to the state-run orphanage. To add to these difficulties, Paul also has learning disabilities due to fetal alcohol syndrome. Paul never had a loving family until he came to Finding Hope. He is the sweetest little boy ever....

Sponsor Mihaela – 10 Years Old

Mihaela was given up to the state when she was five years old because her mother did not want the inconvenience of children anymore. So Mihaela grew up in the state-run orphanage system until she was eight. At eight, she was transferred to our care at Finding Hope Children's Home. Since Mihaela became part of our home, she has been such a sweetheart. She is well-behaved, excels academically, and brings joy to everyone around her. But, like a lot of orphan children, she still struggles with a low self-esteem...

Sponsor Danut – 5 Years Old

Danut was given up to the state when he was three years old because his mother did not want the inconvenience of children anymore. So Danut never knew his mother. His earliest memories were being confined in orphanage cribs. At five, he was transferred to our care at Finding Hope Children’s Home. Danut is a hilarious young man, full of constant giggles....

Sponsor Daniel – 5 Years Old

Daniel was abandoned in the hospital. He stayed there for six months until being taken in by his aunt. After three years with his aunt, she gave up him up to the state. He was subsequently placed with us at the Finding Hope Children’s Home. Daniel is fairly small for his age – the “baby” of our home. He is somewhat shy and slow to open up to others. He will likely need someone who is willing to push through...

Sponsor D’Angelo – 7 Years Old

D’Angelo was severely neglected…. D’Angelo was raised by a neglectful mother. He would constantly wander the streets alone in the town where he was from. Eventually the state took him from his mother and placed him with us, after he nearly died from accidently taking his mother’s drugs. D’Angelo is a kind, lively little guy…. D’Angelo is a kind, sweet, lively little boy. He is the “class clown” – fast becoming our in-house comedian. With his inquisitive and comic nature, we rarely go a day...
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Sponsor Alina – 17 Years Old

Alina is a remarkably intelligent 17 year old girl. She was abandoned by her mother at at a very young age and raised in state-run orphanages ever since. Despite this, she excels in nearly every academic area, always scoring top marks. Her intelligence is matched only by her sweet and caring nature. She hopes to one day become a doctor or dentist, and unlike many of us, has the brains and work ethic to make this happen. Despite her goals, it is still incredibly difficult to climb out of poverty in Romania, especially....