Meet Our Outreach Families!

Whether you have already brought your little one home, or are just now contemplating adopting a child with a cleft lip and/or palate or other craniofacial anomaly, we encourage you to contact our Pathfinder Outreach Network families for support and information.  And don't forget to introduce yourself at cleftAdvocate's Family-to-Family Connection, too!

If you would like to be included in these listings, please submit your information.

cleftAdvocate Pathfinder
Liz Fleming
Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone:  (513) 821-1559
Adopted a son and a daughter from Viet Nam (neither child was born with a cleft), then gave birth to a son with a cleft just like Dad Gregg.  See Joshua DOB 06/24/01 and Gregg in the Photo GallerySee Josh's Featured Family Page!

cleftAdvocate Pathfinder
Carolyn Albert
Rochester, NY
Phone:  (585) 865-0151
Adopted an infant daughter from South Korea (unilateral cleft lip and palate) who is now a teenager.
See Desiree in the Photo Gallery.

cleftAdvocate Pathfinder
Jeanne Sobie
Cleveland, OH
Adopted a daughter (cleft lip and palate) from Armenia at age 13 months.  (Age 18 months in 01/06.)

cleftAdvocate Pathfinder
Lori Reidenbaugh
South Riding, VA
Phone:  (703) 327-1859
Adopted from China.

cleftAdvocate Pathfinder
Melissa House
Wadsworth, OH
Phone:  (330) 336-8944
Mother to Jared by birth, born with cleft lip and palate. Adopted Sara from China at 2 yrs. 7 mos. Sara was also born with a cleft lip and palate.  Adopted Benji from China at 7 yrs old, born with congenital amputation of left hand at wrist.
See our Featured Family story!

More to come...!!
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