Jordan and Dana Come to Dorie’s Promise

Our mission is to serve children in need. Although we primarily see ourselves as a place for children who will need years of support, there are times when God allows us to help in different ways. Jordan and Dana’s story is different from those we normally share. Similar Themes in a Different Story...

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Siblings Reunited with Their Family

This summer, we watched with excitement as Flor, Mateo, and Estella were matched with adoptive families. Manuel de Jesus went home with his aunt. In October, Aron, Ailyn, and Daniela went home with their parents once again. Aron, Ailyn, and Daniela About two and a half years ago, Aron, Ailyn, and...

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Myra Graduates from Diversificado

🎓 Three of our kids are graduating this year. This week, we’re highlighting Myra’s graduation from diversificado. Service to Others Leads to Greatness Although Myra has only been at Dorie’s Promise for 4 years, her passion for helping others was evident the moment she came here. Joining us as a...

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Celebrating Our September Birthday Boy

Last month’s birthday party was a little different. Believe it or not, Sebastian is our only child with a September birthday. 🎂 Much to his delight, our whole party was dedicated to celebrating our silly birthday boy. A Paw Patrol Birthday What happens when a 3-year-old little boy gets to pick the...

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Making Time for Fun with our Special Mothers

With 40 children, our days are filled with school, meals, laundry, and daily care. Thanks to our Special Mothers, special activities are also a regular part of our routine. They help us remember the importance of making time for fun. The Heart of a Special Mother “Special” doesn’t seem big enough...

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Opportunities to Be Better while Doing Less

As part of our regular staff updates, our psychologist Ana Maria was asked to give an update on how our children are doing during the prolonged pandemic restrictions. Her response was surprising. We are all finding opportunities to be better during times of doing less. Although being home for more...

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3 Homes in 5 Years: Read Consuelo’s Story

Amid a busy summer of court appointments and decisions for our children (including 3 adoptions, 1 family reunification, and a sibling group arrival), a heartbroken little girl arrived at Dorie’s Promise. Consuelo has lived at 3 homes in 5 years, none of which were really her home. 4 Sisters...

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Fun Updates from Our August Birthday Kids

It’s time to share the good, the new, and the silly updates from our birthday kids. In August, we celebrated Efrain, Elizabeth, Lester, and Nayeli. 🎂 Efrain How is Efrain’s health? We are continuing to do his daily therapy exercises and he seems to be responding well. His daily therapies help him...

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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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