David & Abby’s Adoption Story

Abigail Elliott Honolulu, Hawaii

It's hard to believe it's actually happening! We are beyond excited (and nervous!), and are doing everything we can to be prepared to welcome a sweet new life into our home. If you know us well, you know that adoption has always been a part of our story: from working for a Christian adoption agency, to having adopted siblings, to over 15 years of conversations and prayer…it feels only right that this is how our family will grow.

As part of our adoption process, we have started a crowdfunding campaign. It may surprise you to hear that adoption-related costs can easily total up to $70,000 or more (yes, you read that right). In fact, that is the primary reason why so many who consider adoption decide against it. We admit, those numbers are intimidating for us as well, but we truly believe that this is the journey God has for us.

Lifesong has generously offered us an $8,000 matching grant! What this means is that for every dollar we raise on this page they will match up to $8,000. Would you partner with us?

We hope that by by donating towards our adoption you will see yourself as part of the community we hope to build around our child as he/she grows up. Words cannot describe the incredible impact you’re making on our life and the life of our child. We pray that one day he/she will come to understand the love and generosity of our amazing friends and community.


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction)*. Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “Elliott 10676”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 9, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the adoption.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
  • *3.5% fee for donations given with an American Express card
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Raised to date by 35 people
 of  $16,000
Campaign Ended

My Story

It's hard to believe it's actually happening! We are beyond excited (and nervous!), and are doing everything we can to be prepared to welcome a sweet new life into our home. If you know us well, you know that adoption has always been a part of our story: from working for a Christian adoption agency, to having adopted siblings, to over 15 years of conversations and prayer…it feels only right that this is how our family will grow.

As part of our adoption process, we have started a crowdfunding campaign. It may surprise you to hear that adoption-related costs can easily total up to $70,000 or more (yes, you read that right). In fact, that is the primary reason why so many who consider adoption decide against it. We admit, those numbers are intimidating for us as well, but we truly believe that this is the journey God has for us.

Lifesong has generously offered us an $8,000 matching grant! What this means is that for every dollar we raise on this page they will match up to $8,000. Would you partner with us?

We hope that by by donating towards our adoption you will see yourself as part of the community we hope to build around our child as he/she grows up. Words cannot describe the incredible impact you’re making on our life and the life of our child. We pray that one day he/she will come to understand the love and generosity of our amazing friends and community.


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction)*. Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “Elliott 10676”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 9, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the adoption.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
  • *3.5% fee for donations given with an American Express card
Read more

Comments

$90

Ashley

Mar 21, 2024

$500

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Mar 7, 2024

$80

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Feb 20, 2024

“Praise God!”

$200

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Feb 8, 2024

“:)”

$500

T&D

Jan 31, 2024

“We are so excited for your next season...you both will be amazing parents and of course will have the BEST Omi and Opa! We love you all!”

$1,300

Sue & Sam

Jan 24, 2024

“Looking forward to babysitting.”

$200

Dianne

Jan 24, 2024

“Blessings for baby girl Elliot!”

$1,300

Michael

Jan 24, 2024

“We love you guys! We are praying for you all as you make this transition! Michael/Kristen/Ana/Luca/Kai”

$100

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Jan 18, 2024

$500

DUSTIN

Jan 12, 2024

“Britt and I are praying with excitement for you as your family is soon to grow!”

$300

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Jan 9, 2024

$100

Josh

Jan 3, 2024

$100

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Dec 27, 2023

“So excited for you guys!!”

$50

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Dec 25, 2023

$500

Gloria

Dec 17, 2023

“So excited!!”

$400

Tristan and Austin

Dec 11, 2023

“We love and miss you guys!!! Blessing on this new journey!!”

$105

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Dec 11, 2023

“So excited for you guys! God bless!”

$50

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Dec 9, 2023

“Wooohooo! Praise God!! Final stretch! Stoked for you both!”

$200

Hannah

Dec 8, 2023

$149

Andrea

Dec 7, 2023

“So exciting <3”

$750

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Dec 7, 2023

“Excited for you guys!”

$501

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Dec 5, 2023

“Can’t wait for baby Elliott! Love you guys!”

$150

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Dec 5, 2023

$300

Selah

Dec 5, 2023

$150

Catherine

Dec 5, 2023

“Much love, prayers, and excitement for the Elliot family <3”

$50

Carolyn

Dec 4, 2023

“<3”

$200

Jared

Dec 4, 2023

“We are so excited for you guys!”

$100

Karlie

Dec 4, 2023

“Excited for you guys ☺️”

$200

Kelsey

Dec 4, 2023

$50

Elise

Dec 4, 2023

“Bless you guys :)”

$200

Madison

Dec 4, 2023

“CANT WAIT TO SEE YALL BE THE BEST PARENTS EVER!! THIS BABY GIRL IS SO BLESSED!”

$200

Laura

Dec 4, 2023

“We brought our daughter home in February 2022, and we are honored to partner with you in bringing home yours. Praying for everyone in your triad as you walkthrough the next couple of months. It’s the hardest and most rewarding journey. If you ever need to talk with someone who’s been there don’t hesitate to reach out.”

$100

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Dec 4, 2023

$200

Eddie

Dec 1, 2023

$500

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Nov 22, 2023

“We are so very excited for you both as you proceed through this adoption process to bring a precious little baby into your family. We are blessed to be a part of your journey!”