According to the most recent census estimates, there are more than 260,000 orphans in Russia, and a good portion of them are ostracized by the Russian government. Every year Russian orphans over 4 years old with any physical disabilities are sent to dedicated orphanages and confined to what are called “lying-down rooms” where they are given the bare minimum treatment to stay alive. The local Families 4ever Foundation is working to find homes for these children. A benefit fundraiser is taking place at Kitchen Kneads Friday night with a Creative Breadmaking Class. You must pre-register for the class. All proceeds go to the organization to assist its efforts to bring two specific girls with cerebral palsy to America.
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