Ukraine Orphan Outreach

Ukraine Orphan Outreach is a non-profit organization formed by adoptive parents and others, with concern for the future of orphaned children in Ukraine.


House Of Hope

Located in a downtown Kherson, the House of Hope is
U.O.O.s newest transitional home for girls.


House Of Grace

Family centered living for Ukrainian
children who have aged out of orphanages.


Get Involved

Reach out to this often forgotten group of children
and make a difference in their future.


The statistics are sobering…


60% of young girls that age out of orphanages are pulled into sex trafficking.


70% of the boys are incarcerated after only 2 years of being out of an orphanage.


12,000 children age out of orphanages every year with no where to go.


10% of the children who age out of orphanages commit suicide within 2 years.

Young Girls in Ukraine Now Have a Transition Home.

Ukraine Orphan Outreach has built a much needed home for girls in Ukraine. This home is a critical piece of the puzzle and give orphans a chance at a quality and independent life.

House of Hope

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Recent Updates


Spring Mission Trip 2016

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Hello friends and family, Soon Kelly and I will be departing for a mission trip to Ukraine, spending about one week in the country. We will be flying out on…


Finding Home: Ukraine’s Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Crisis

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I have had the opportunity realize the dream of a paper I wrote in graduate school at Fuller Seminary become a reality. I wrote this paper and submitted at the end…

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March 21, 2016: Reflecting on our decision to adopt back in 2003

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Thirteen years ago today Clarke and I were embarking on an unknown journey with our sites on adopting from Ukraine. The seed of adoption had been planted early in our…

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2016 Ziploc Bags for Orphans and Widows

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Our Spring Donation drive is now open! We are collecting dental & hygiene packed ziplock bags for our mission team to pass out at orphanages in Ukraine. Orphans: Items to…