"Hope and Homes for Children is shining light on a little known but an important issue which I am proud to support. I was shocked to learn that 80% of children in institutions and orphanages are not actually orphans but have been given up by desperate parents who feel they have no other option because there is no support available to them.
"It is unthinkable that we should expect any less for children globally than we expect for our own children - all children should have the opportunity to grow up in a family, not an institution which causes them irreparable damage."
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