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Sloths Enjoy A Tasty Lunch At the Sanctuary

Om nom nom say the adorable little sloth babies at the Costa Rician sloth orphanage as they enjoy some tasty veggies. Via I Can Has Cheezburger

Reddit Raises $70,000 for Kenyan Orphanage

When shocking pictures were released of Omari, a face-slashing victim who was working single-handedly to defend an orphanage from roving thugs in Kenya, Reddit users stepped up to help the children Omari nearly died protecting. The original post asking for help requested a meager $2,000 to build a security wall around the orphanage to protect [...]

The Sloths Are Coming!

(YouTube link) Lucy Cooke made a video last year at the world’s only sloth orphanage, The Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica. Her sloth project has expanded into a documentary, Too Cute! Baby Sloths that will air on Animal Planet this Saturday. Meanwhile, enjoy the adorable trailer. Link -via I Am Bored

Businesswoman Sells Everything to Fund Orphanage

Suzanne Thi Hien Hook was born in Vietnam in 1969. Abandoned at birth, she was housed in an orphanage where she was underfed because of her mixed race heritage. A British organization arranged for her adoption by a Middlesex couple in 1972. Hook grew up to be a successful businesswoman with a fancy house and [...]