Friday, July 3, 2009

Orphans Deserve Better Campaign

Orphans Deserve Better is a grassroots campaign developed by The Christian Alliance for Orphans, of which Caroline’s Promise is a member. The purpose is to counter the new Warner Brothers movie Orphan.
However far-fetched some stores are, they can still subtly shape the way we see the world. So when a major motion picture leaves the impression that ophans are damaged goods and that adoption can destroy your family, those who know the deeper truth must speak up.

People deserve to know better. They should hear about the great needs orphans face…the joy found in loving them….and practical steps each of us can take to do so.

“Defend the cause of the fatherless”, urges the prophet Isaiah. We invite you to join in doing just that. At http://www.orphansdeservebetter.org/ you can

* Build a “counter narrative” to the movie by sharing your personal story of how loving an
orphan brings joy.
* Send a message to Warner Brothers urging them to contribute a portion of proceeds from the movie to help orphans.
* Consider ways you can act to help orphans today.
Thank you for partnering with Caroline’s Promise to defend the cause of the fatherless!

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