The mission of Reece's Rainbow is to rescue orphans with Down syndrome through the gift of adoption, to raise awareness for all of the children who are waiting in 25 countries around the world, and to raise funds as adoption grants that help adoptive families afford the high cost of adopting these beautiful children.
Reece's Rainbow first annual 21 Days of Hope campaign is from March 1 to March 21. This is a campaign to support the Voice of Hope fund, which covers Reece's Rainbow's operating expenses. Donations will help fund the following:
Office supplies and general expenses
Printed/promotional materials, such as business cards/brochures
Advertising and raising awareness in national publications
IT/web presence/ web design/web hosting
Minimal compensation for leadership team and key staff
Planning/funding/implementing fundraisers (Angel Tree, etc)
Funding new pro life initiatives
Attending and sponsoring important Down syndrome and adoption events, such as JCICS, NDSC National Convention, Buddy Walks, Buddy Cruise, RR family reunions, and others.
Working with new families, dossier preparation, locating new children, building new agency partnerships
Accounting, tax preparation and compliance, grant proposals
Outreach projects and special opportunities for orphan therapy and birth family support groups
Providing urgent medical funding for surgeries of orphan children abroad
Other emergency discretionary needs
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From Reece's Rainbow's site:
Reece’s Rainbow is a registered 501(c)3 charity which advocates and fundraises for the international adoption and rescue of children with Down syndrome specifically. We are not an adoption agency, we are only a connecting point for these children to their “forever families”. Reece’s Rainbow serves as a VOICE OF HOPE for these children who are languishing in orphanages and mental institutions around the world, when there are literally hundreds of families here in the US and Canada who would rescue them if only the funds were available to do so!!
Grant funds from individual donations make the cost of adopting these beautiful children affordable for interested families. In less than five years, we have found adoptive families for (400+) children in (32) countries around the world. We still have over (350) waiting children on our site who are in need of adoptive families.
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*** If you are considering the international adoption of a child with Down syndrome or other special needs, PLEASE VISIT THIS LINK FIRST ***
REMEMBER - MARCH 21ST IS WORLD DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS DAY.
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