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  The Orphanage | Official Movie Site | Now Playing in Theaters!
Laura (Belen Rueda) spent the happiest years of her childhood growing up in an orphanage by the seaside, cared for by the staff and fellow orphans whom she loved as brothers and sisters.
Now, thirty years later, she returns with her husband Carlos (Fernando Cayo) and Simon (Roger Princep), their 7-year-old son, with a dream of restoring and reopening the long abandoned orphanage as a home for disabled children.
But Laura slowly becomes convinced that something long-hidden and terrible is lurking in the old house, something waiting to emerge and inflict appalling damage on her family.
www.theorphanagemovie.com   (188 words)

The Pet Orphanage, located in Logan, Hocking County, Ohio is a non-profit, no-kill organization.
The Pet Orphanage has established an outreach fund which helps assists injured animals in emergancy situations.
Currently, The Pet Orphanage is helping spay and nueter large breed dogs for families that are in need of financial assistance.
www.petfinder.com /shelters/OH47.html   (316 words)

  the orphanage | S Y M P O S I A | hubbert
From the beginning the orphanage was a success in terms of its mission.
The Jenkins Orphanage band would also called itself, on a number of prominent occasions, "A Pickinnany Band." Whether Jenkins’ band was inspired by the tradition of regimental bands or by minstrel shows, their early repertoire was no doubt formed from both.
The importance of the Jenkins Orphanage Brass Band to the unique cultural heritage of Charleston was also made known by a famous novel that was written at virtually the same time.
www.sc.edu /orphanfilm/orphanage/symposia/scholarship/hubbert/jenkins-orphanage.html   (3737 words)

 The Orphanage Project - Home
The Orphanage Project’s vision is to transform the lives of these abandoned children.
Our goal is to take these children in, care for them, clothe them educate them and love them.
The vision of The Orphanage Project is to one day have a self-sustaining community consisting of a children’s home, orphanage, school, university, training center, women’s shelter, elderly person’s home, place of worship, hospital, library, park, play fields, technology center, shops, and other facilities that help a community to succeed.
www.theorphanageproject.com   (248 words)

 Adobe Motion - Gallery - The Orphanage
One thing the Orphans have to overcome, however, is the common fate of many who have split off from the George Lucas mothership: ILM has a reputation for producing great artists but dismal businessmen.
Even so, the Orphanage seems to be taking care of their own.
Magic Bullet is a proprietary postproduction process which allows the Orphanage to create a "look" for digital films, much in the way that traditional directors can using standard filming techniques.
www.adobe.com /uk/motion/gallery/orphanage/main.html   (654 words)

 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Lives on Layaway - Holy Family Institute: An orphanage for the '90s
Sister Linda Yankowski is not nearly as mean as the nun in the movie, though.
Many orphanages shut down over the years as foster care became the preferred method of housing children whose parents couldn't or wouldn't care for them.
Yankowski, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, which opened the orphanage in Emsworth 98 years ago, explained, "There are only so many times you can call someone Mom.
www.post-gazette.com /layaway/part6_holy.asp   (500 words)

  The 1900 Storm: Galveston, Texas
According to one of the boys at the orphanage, the rising tides began eroding the sand dunes "as though they were made of flour." Soon the waters of the gulf reached the dormitories.
The Sisters at the orphanage brought all of the children into the girls' dormitory because it was the newer and stronger of the two.
At the orphanage, the children and sisters heard the crash of the boys dormitory as it collapsed and was carried away by the flood waters.
www.1900storm.com /orphanage.lasso   (1622 words)

 Fatima Orphanage
The orphanage grew to a point where ~50 children were sleeping in 7 bunk beds.
FHM is raising funds to provide nutrition to the children in the orphanage and to build a new facility.
Often children are placed in the orphanage after their parents bring them to the local health clinic near death from starvation.
www.familyhm.org /orphanage.htm   (571 words)

 Early Charleston Jazz: The Jenkins' Orphanage Bands
Using military marches as a base, the drum major danced and strutted around as the heavily "ragged" music was belted from the brass instruments.
With its music, the band linked ragtime, march and jazz (jazz reached them from the boys who had run away to play in other bands and were sent back to the orphanage).
In 1982 the orphanage was taken over by the city and became the Orphanage Aid Society.
northbysouth.kenyon.edu /1998/music/jenkins/jenkins-orphanage.htm   (432 words)

 Zion Blumenthal Orphanage - General Overview
The Zion Blumenthal Orphanage, founded in 1900, is dedicated to providing disadvantaged youth in Israel with the care and education they need to grow into responsible adults and productive members of society.
The orphanage's goal is to give each child the education he needs to grow into a responsible adult.
The orphanage's emphasis on an individualistic approach means that its staff finds a living framework that works best for every child, whether it is in the dormitory, with a host family, or in the family living unit.
www.zionorphanage.com /eng/about_the_orphanage.htm   (1091 words)

 Transition from Orphanage to Home - Attachment, Change, Changes, Child, Children, Create, Developmen
If at all possible, take as much time as you can off from work to be with your child during this transition time, not just for the time you need to be in their country, but when you come home as well.
In an orphanage, the food appears at a certain time and the are sat down and fed, often toddlers are spoon fed, so you may have to help your child how to feed themselves.
Not only do countries vary but orphanages within the same country vary in the amount and type and accuracy of info you will get beforehand, unless you are adopting a special needs child where you will have a clear idea of your child's issue beforehand.
international.adoption.com /foreign/transition-from-orphanage-to-home.html   (2128 words)

 St. Vincent's Orphanage
Orphanages continued to serve a necessary role until the 1950's and 1960's when attitudes began to change.
As we researched our own local St. Vincent's Orphanage, we have been fortunate to discover an experience “of the good kind.” We are anxious to share it with you.
Franciscan nuns ran the orphanage, and although they were strict, they always cared about the children and gave them a good education.
www.vcsc.k12.in.us /tcr/hometownfranklin/orphanage.htm   (732 words)

 Angel children have many faces angel children have many homes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To avoid the need of orphanages all around the world - most of all a direct support of families with children is far more efficient and far cheaper than the creation and operation of orphanages.
orphanage as well as to any other orphanage in the Philippines and to fully focus on sharing what ever is available directly with the needy families to prevent having to "give away" children for whatever reason.
Orphanage children growing up in such artificial environments so much different and far above all average family living standards and different from average real life situations in the Philippines may never know how to live, cook and sleep in their real life situations as usual in the Philippines.
www.kriyayoga.com /jesus/my_christmas_angels.html   (1084 words)

 Love Haiti - BJEA Haiti Mission - Orphanage
Santo Orphanage was opened for these 16 children who were rescued from horrific situations and were in crisis.
The orphanage is not to our standards as it was opened out of need and with a very small budget to work with.
To the children though, compared to their previous living conditions, it is a mansion where they have the security of food, clothing, shelter, love and education daily.
www.lovehaiti.com /orphanage.htm   (338 words)

The orphanage was located just north of downtown Saigon, a few blocks from the Presidential Palace, and was operated by The Society for the Protection of Children with the support of the South Vietnamese government and private individuals.
Although the orphanage was receiving a stipend from the Saigon government, the high rate of inflation made it necessary to obtain private donations in order for the orphanage to continue its work.
The close tie which developed between the orphanage and Phu Lam is exemplified by the Christmas parties which were held for the orphans at the base in December of 1966 and 1967, complete with refreshments, gifts and a visit from Santa Claus.
phulam.com /orphanage.htm   (1303 words)

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At the Elephant Orphanage, deep in the tropical hill country of central Sri Lanka, the motherless calves are raised by human foster parents who ply them with bottled milk five times a day and give them an occasional swig of beer in an effort to help preserve Asia's dwindling wild-elephant population.
In Sri Lanka and throughout Asia, some of the world's larger remaining wild-elephant herds - about 50,000 animals across the continent - face threats to their survival from burgeoning human populations that are bulldozing forests into farmland and severing centuries-old migration routes with highways and urban development.
The orphanage's newest arrival weighed 60 kilograms (132 pounds) when she was born nearly two months ago.
members.lycos.co.uk /withanage/orphanage.htm   (767 words)

 Amazon.com: The Home: A Memoir of Growing Up in an Orphanage: Books: Richard B. McKenzie   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While orphanages are often viewed through Dickensian lenses, McKenzie, who at the age of 10 was placed in a home for boys and girls, takes spirited issue with such disparagement.
At the orphanage, he was sheltered in a bucolic setting; came to understand relationships that were positive, yet left room for boyish longings for a mother's affection; and established the survival techniques that led to successful adulthood.
McKenzie makes a very credible case that orphanages offer a viable alternative to today's system of foster care where children are often mistreated and robbed of the chance of developing the skills needed to become successful adults.
www.amazon.com /Home-Memoir-Growing-Up-Orphanage/dp/0465030688   (2233 words)

 Legends & Legacies - Orphanage Research
The most efficient way to tackle this is to plan your next vacation to the location/area where the orphanage is/was and park yourself at the librarian's information desk.
Orphanages were frequently considered boarding schools in some locations.
And since most orphanages were affiliated with a church, check out all the parishes of all the denominations in that area.
www.legends.ca /orphanages/orphanResearch.html   (413 words)

 Future Light Orphanage
The orphanage was founded in 1992 by the renowned humanitarian Phaly Nuon.
The majority of parents of these children have been killed in the ’97 civil war, died from aids, were killed in various accidents, have abandoned them, or are are simply too poor to support them.
Foster parents and boosters are also helping all 250 kids at the orphanage by providing daily vitamins and health care, helping with construction projects such as a library, dorm and playground, funding a traditional Khmer dance program and more.
www.emailfosterparents.org /FLO.htm   (461 words)

 The Yangchun Orphanage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A new orphanage building has been erected behind the old building that houses the babies and children.
The Yangchun orphanage has twelve caretakers to provide and care for approximately 150 children, from newborn through age ten.
The babies used to live in the left half of the top floor Now, they live in the new orphanage building located behind this one.
tussah.com /yangchun/orphanage   (128 words)

 SplutterFish, LLC:  Home
April 26, 2004 -- The Orphanage, based in San Francisco, was founded in 1999 by three visual effects veterans from Industrial Light + Magic.
The Orphanage has recently committed to using Brazil r/s as its primary rendering solution for hard surface and environment work.
KB: The Orphanage produces such a diverse range of effects work – from space ships, to explosions, to flying monsters, to set extensions – and speed and flexibility are always of major concern.
www.splutterfish.com /sf/sf_gen_page.php3?printer=1&page=ArtistSpot/Orphanage/Orphanage   (1689 words)

 Vietnam orphanage in Tan Binh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tam Binh orphanage is on the edge of Ho Chi Minh City close to the border of Binh Duong province.
We helped support this orphanage to hire more staff and to increase their allowance for food each month for the many children still in the orphanage.
Tam Binh orphanage is also partnering with the Department of Labor and Social War Invalids to open an HIV orphanage sometime in the near future.
www.childrenshopeint.org /HHvnTanBinh.htm   (188 words)

 The Gore Orphanage
As creepy as the stories are, it should be noted that a gore is a wedge-shaped piece of land, usually used to correct a surveyor's error.
The Orphanage obtained the land and allowed it to fall into further disrepair while they built their dormitories around it.
It is thought that the Gore Orphanage legend has become entangled with that of a real disaster which occurred forty miles east of Vermilion, in the Cleveland suburb of Collinwood.
www.forgottenoh.com /gore.html   (2151 words)

 Sri Lankan Orphanage Appeal - St Johns Orphanage, Batticaloa
The cost of a new orphanage is about $80,000, including a plot, the buildings, water well and ground development.
In the eastern sector, they are providing about 2000 children with food, about 400 children are in the orphanages, and about 150 widows received loans.
Jeyanesan and the others who are involved in this project are continuously seeking to reinforce the message of love and compassion, so that the children grow up to be loving and caring individuals rather than individuals with vengeance in their minds who may resort to the gun at some time in the future.
srilankanorphanages.org /orphanage.html   (396 words)

 the Oxford Orphanage Farm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From the beginning the Orphanage grew a good portion of its own food and maintained a full dairy farm, which provided both food and training for the children.
In 1994 the dairy and farm both were closed because they cost much more to operate than they produced - today the buildings are boarded up, and debris lays in the yard.
Each October the farm serves another purpose during Homecoming: The Oxford Orphanage Alumni Association holds a memorial service at the cemetary, and on Saturday evening of Homecoming weekend the Wake Forest Lodge puts on a forty-minute fireworks show for the children in the field behind the picnic grounds.
ibiblio.org /orphanage/tour/farm.html   (129 words)

 The Elephant Orphanage, A Place Where Baby Elephants Find "Surrogate Mothers" - CBS News
The principal, headmistress, head nurse and CEO of the orphanage is Dame Daphne Sheldrick.
The orphanage gets distress calls from all over Kenya — and from all over East Africa — that a baby elephant is on his own, often because his mother has been killed by a poacher.
The baby elephant is loaded onto a plane and flown back to Daphne Sheldrick’s orphanage outside Nairobi, where he’ll stay until he’s strong enough to go back into the bush.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/04/06/60minutes/main1479398.shtml   (1063 words)

 Tales from the Gore Orphanage
While I enjoyed all of it, and do acknowledge most of it, there are a few other facts concerning the orphanage that you may find interesting and not have been told before.
The actual orphanage was above the Swift ruins where a now large white home stands--follow the road up past Thompson's place and the guard rail and the house above is the sight of the original Gore Orphanage.
I don't know if the car in front of us had seen her but we did and it was something that none of us will ever forget.
www.forgottenoh.com /Gore/gorestories.html   (2437 words)

 Light The Way Orphanage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The overall goal of Light the Way Foundation, Inc. will be to build on the 27 hectares (approximately 67 acres), an orphanage and school for 200 orphans up to age 18 and a community health clinic and health education program serving the surrounding area in Gweru, Zimbabwe.
The orphanage will be mainly self-supporting through the funds generated by the community clinic.
Another goal for the orphanage is to be as self-supporting as possible by raising much of their own food on the property.
www.silverlakeys.org /ltw/orph.htm   (308 words)

 Henson.com Press   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Additionally, Tartakovsky’s newest venture, Orphanage Animation Studios, has been brought on board as a producing partner to head up the CG animation elements that will be incorporated with the film’s live-action animatronic characters.
With Genndy and Orphanage Animation Studios joining The Jim Henson Company, the final creative elements are in place, and we know Berlin will be busy for us as we start the process of bringing this long-awaited sequel to its many fans around the world.”
The Jim Henson Company, celebrating 50 years as an established leader in family entertainment, is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and computer graphics.
www.henson.com /company/20060201.html   (626 words)

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