So, as our number goes down, we know that in the very near future, we will be traveling not once, but twice to Ethiopia. Adam and I want to take these opportunities and give back to the orphanage there that have cared for the many children while they wait for their homes, sometimes this is for years. We have asked the orphanage what their needs are and the coordinator gave us the list below.
So, what we are going to do, is start collecting donations from now until JUNE 15th-this will give us time to pack them up and arrange them so that we can take over as much as we can to donate.
I also have access to having a local doctor get medications at cost from the local hospital-so I will be getting as much as I can to take over there. For just over $2, you can buy a dose of amoxicillin to heal a sick child with many different illnesses-pneumonia, painful ear infections, strep throat, etc...we SO take it for granted hear that we have such easy access-well these children don't have access to medications like we do and for the $2-it can be lifesaving to them! Think of what the average person spends on their coffee each month-this could save SO MANY kids! We will order as much medicine as we can -and will gladly take donations to JUST use for medicines.
We are asking that each of you considers whether or not you could donate even one item on this list....please contact us via this blog, our e-mail or anything and we will even pick up stuff if we need to. We thank you for helping these orphans! Adam and Amber
Dear Friends and Family-We are coming to you today to ask for your help in gathering donations to take to our future baby daughter’s orphanage-Hannah’s Hope. The orphanage is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia-and the needs are so great! We will be collecting the following items, as well as monetary gifts to purchase items to fill in the blanks. We will be taking ALL donations to Ethiopia when we travel sometime this summer to pick up our baby girl and deliver them to the orphanage. We will be collecting things from now until June 15th. This will give us time to organize and pack everything. Please feel free to bring them to the car line or give them to Jacob at school or drop them off at our house-in downtown Silverton by the city park, bring them to our works, etc.... We would be able to pick them up too if it is needed. Below is our address-thank you again for the blessing that these donations will bring to the lives of the children at the orphanage! Your support and prayers for us throughout this journey has been amazing! Much love to you all!
Things Needed at Hannah’s Hope Orphanage Ethiopia
For babies: Diapers-most needed size for newborn babies) Pull-ups) Simple board books) Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo) Lotions, baby oils and baby Wash) Diaper rash cream—Desitin is the best, or whatever other kinds you think is a better protector of babies bottoms (Desitin ointment is stronger than the paste)g) Baby Wipes) 4oz only AVENT Brand Bottles.i) Organic flax seed—ground or oil form) Vegetable or soy based formula—this is the kind that is most needed) Milk-based formula) Hanging mobiles for cribs
Things for older children: Shampoos and conditioners that are fortified for curly Hair) Dandruff shampoo) Body soap) Bubbles, punch balloons, beach balls (deflated in pkg.),orange outdoor play cones) Soccer balls and any gear) Body lotions—especially for dryer or ashy skins) Clothing for boys and girls between 4 and 16 years old and especially need pants and pajamas) Shoes including crocs, sneakers (these are especially good for the older boys to play soccer in), for 4 through 16 years old children (not cleats)
Medications and Supplies: Adult Iron Tablets-over the counter) Infant and children Iron drops or pills-over the counter) Medicine for older children, all kinds-cough, cold, Advil, Tylenol, Maalox, etc.z) Braun Thermometer Covers) Multivitamins for babies with iron—liquid drops
Other things) Air freshener (any kind that is safe to use in children/babies rooms and bathrooms)cc) Regular size bath towels (both blue and pink).dd) Large & extra-large scrubs) Deodorant for men and women) Cloth Diapers and Covers—these are donated to Government Orphanages) “Boppies” for infants (‘C’ shaped pillow) Infant Bouncy Seats or Bumbo Seats) Foam mat for under the swing set) If you are looking for things to carry these donations over, something that would be helpful is to put them in different size storage containers. This is helpful as we store donations.
**Thank you! It is because of families and friends like you that they can continue to care for these children with the finest and the best supplies! Thank you for your participation!
Adam and Amber Stutzman e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Charles Ave.
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