The China Care Home's 2-Year Anniversary Celebration

May 23, 2011

We are so proud of what we have accomplished since our new China Care Home opened in Beijing two years ago. During that time, we have provided specialized medical care for 421 orphaned children, including 372 lifesaving surgeries.  

 

To celebrate that wonderful milestone, we held a small party at the Home for the children, our nannies, foster moms, office staff, and administrators. After speeches given by Program Director Wang ZhiMin, Medical Director Doctor Roger Tang, and Executive Director Carma Elliot, there were a series of performances, kicked off by four preschool children and their teacher. Even though it was the first time the children had performed in front of so many people, they didn’t get cold feet and sang loudly. In fact, they scrambled for the microphone during their performance to make sure their voices were heard.

Then followed more songs, dances, and readings. Several foster moms read touching poems they had written about how they love and care for the children. One of our nannies danced beautifully and gracefully, just like a professional dancer. She was such a good dancer that she was asked to give an encore. After the encore, a big, scrumptious birthday cake was brought in on a trolley and we all made our wishes for many more China Care Home milestones.
 


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