In 2019, the Barkey family of six grew by one after hosting and adopting, 11-year-old Sebastian from Colombia through Kidsave's Summer Miracles program. In the two years since the family began their...
Jimy didn’t have an easy start. Born with toxoplasmosis Jimmy grew up losing his central vision, living in a Colombian orphanage for the blind for six years of his young childhood. That was until he accepted the chance of a lifetime to travel to the United States and participate in Kidsave's Summer Miracles program.
On the mantle of the Coleman family home sits a framed photograph of hope and new beginnings. It's a photo of Tom and Jessie Coleman with their new son, Nicolas, age 12, taken as the Colemans first met Nicolas through 2019 Kidsave Summer Miracles. Recently, they picked up Nicolas in Colombia and brought him to his forever home in time to enjoy the holidays together.
Imagine your family not wanting you and forcing you out of your home at a young age. This was Estefi's experience. Born in Colombia, her dad had passed away, and her mother did not spend any time focusing on her. Everything changed when she found a family through Kidsave.