A Quinceañera Dream Come True

Merari’s quinceañera was on. Then, it was off (postponed). Then, it was on again. Thankfully, our staff and a very special group of friends made Merari’s quinceañera dream come true in 24 hours. Quarantine Tried to Cancel Our Party 👑 Turning 15 is a big deal for Guatemalan girls. Families plan...

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Welcome Dereck, Suleika, and Edgar to Dorie’s Promise

What a summer! An amazing family adopted Flor and Mateo. Estella connected with her younger brother and they were adopted the same week. Now, help us welcome Dereck, Suleika, and Edgar to Dorie’s Promise. These 3 sweet siblings joined us in July. It’s time you get to know them better. Dereck...

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Fun Updates from our July 2021 Birthday Kids

In July, we celebrated the birthdays of Emanuel and Josue with another big backyard birthday party. Here are some fun updates from the boys. 🎂 Emanuel What success is he most proud to share with others? Emanuel is very happy to share how much he has improved with his speech therapy this year. (His...

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A Family for Estela

Every child wants a family; people they can trust to care for and love them. Our children are no different. Years often pass as our children wait to reconnect with their biological families or be adopted. After 3 years with us, Estela’s story was filled with years of waiting. Adoptable After 37...

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Fun Updates from our June 2021 Birthday Kids

Last month, we celebrated 4 more special birthday kids at Dorie’s Promise—Aron, Isaias, Merari, and Yohana. Here are some fun updates about each child. 🎂 Aron What is his favorite thing about Dorie’s Promise? Aron loves to play in the backyard with all the other kids. What does he enjoy doing for...

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Overcoming Obstacles through Art

With his smart orange glasses and big smile, Manuel looks comfortable and confident in our classroom. In fact, he is more comfortable and confident than when he first came to Dorie’s Promise. One of the keys to his success is overcoming obstacles through art. Decoding Manuel’s Shyness A...

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Celebrate Nallely Lux’s College Graduation With Us

In May, Nallely Lux graduated college! We are beyond proud of her, her efforts, and the bright future she created for herself. Please join us in celebrating this momentous occasion in her life. Nallely Lux is our oldest child and was our first child to graduate high school and continue her studies...

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Alejandra’s Transformation Story

In April, our stateside team made their first trip back to Dorie’s Promise after more than a year. Oh, how we missed seeing our kids and staff in person. As we sat together in the evenings, our conversations often shifted to the amazing transformations we notice in our kids. In only a year, they...

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Jimena and Elizabeth Join Our Sponsorship Program

Great news for everyone who has fallen in love with this dynamic duo—Jimena and Elizabeth are now part of our sponsorship program. If you’ve been to Dorie’s Promise in the last 4 years, you know Jimena and Elizabeth. Even if you don’t remember their names, we’ve positive these two spunky sisters...

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