Latest Orphanage Stories

2014-07-21 12:24:58

Rebel forces bring tribal warfare within miles of Make Way Partners orphanage BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make Way Partners, the only indigenously operated relief organization in [North] and South Sudan, fears for one of its orphan facilities following an outbreak of violence incited by rebel forces. The rebel forces have begun an onslaught of mass killings just miles from the New Life Ministry orphanage, which houses over 750 unadoptable South Sudanese children....

2014-05-27 16:25:18

NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Mehling, M.D., an American orthopedic trauma surgeon, founder, and chief medical officer of Blue Horizon International (BHI) and Blue Horizon Charitable Foundation (BHCF), visited with orphaned children on a recent business trip to Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria. After touring the facility, meeting with the founder, and her staff, he also made a $1,000 donation to help the orphanage fulfill its vision to provide shelter for abandoned and...

2014-03-04 23:32:25

Boudreaux discusses the joy of giving back. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 BetterWorldians Radio today announced that Caroline Boudreaux, the founder of The Miracle Foundation, was a guest on the weekly Internet radio show. BetterWorldians Radio inspires with the people and ideas that are making the world a better place. The show featuring Boudreaux aired on February 27th and is now available via podcast on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel (http://BetterWorldiansRadio.com). Boudreaux...

2014-02-05 08:25:19

"Orphan" Music Video Raises Awareness of the Plight of Orphaned Kids Caught Between Adult Battles, and One Organization That Helps! HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adoptions of older children and teens are often called "rescues" because kids "age out" at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs and part of the sex trade. Project 143, a non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in...

2013-12-16 23:00:44

North American Spine, the leader in minimally invasive back surgery, is fulfilling a commitment to help less fortunate children from around the world. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 North American Spine, the leader in minimally invasive back surgery, is fulfilling a commitment to help less fortunate children from around the world. North American Spine may be best known for its revolutionary AccuraScope procedure for relieving back pain, but now the Dallas-based company is giving...

2013-10-31 23:38:53

EasternLighthose.org, the premier Romanian Heritage Charity in US, announces a new program for 2014, focused on donating funds to Romanian Orphans. "Donate Your Birthday" allows donors to easily create birthday mini-campaigns supporting donations to Romanian Orphanages. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Eastern Lighthouse just announced a new focus area for 2014, via the Donate Your Birthday program, an easy to create fund raising mini-campaign to help Romanian orphans....

2013-07-12 23:22:45

Living Fuel Founders KC and Monica Craichy are title sponsors for FreeRide836 which raised more than $50,000 to build an orphanage in Tanzania, Africa. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 How many miles do you need to travel to build an orphanage in Africa? 68 miles to start. That's how many miles kiteboarders traveled to raise more than $50,000 to build a self-sustaining home for 12 orphans and their adult supervisors in Tanzania. The idea for FreeRide836 began with Mark Russell...

2013-07-03 23:01:31

Jerry J Yu is leading a cause to help raise money for those who need surgery to correct cleft lip or orthopedic problems at an orphanage in China. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On a stage decorated with drawings of Christmas presents and a Chinese-featured snowman, dozens of foreign students from all over the world, led by Jerry J. Yu, sang Christmas carols and pop songs at a benefit concert to raise money for disabled orphans in Tianjin, a city 120 kilometers southeast of Beijing. The director...

2013-07-01 23:02:37

RepairLabs two mail-in device repair sites RepairLabs.com and Fix-iPhones.com expand their charitable donation program to include Love Without Boundaries, a foundation created to provide hope and healing for orphaned and impoverished children. They will match each donation by 200% to donate coats to orphanages. Wichita, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 July 1, 2013/ RepairLabs, an online express-ship electronics device center announced its partnership with Love Without Boundaries through its...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'