Growing our hearts and family through adoption

Cassandra Hill Beavercreek, Ohio

When Chris and I started dating in 2005 he told me of his desire to adopt.  I told him that I was open to the possibility, but it would take over a decade for us to get to the point that we both felt ready to move forward.

On January 1, 2016, as our four children slept nearby, Chris and I watch a documentary called  The Drop Box, which chronicles the story of a pastor in South Korea who had worked to provide a safe place for women who could not keep their babies to leave them.  It was during this movie that the Spirit really began to move in my heart.  These sweet, precious ones, that the Lord cared deeply about, needed families to love and cherish them!

After two years of prayer and preparation, we were accepted into America World Adoption's China program.  Over the last several months we have worked hard to complete our homestudy and all the other necessary paperwork to send to China.  Now we wait for our match.  We don't yet know the name or face of this child, but we know that God does!

The average estimated cost of an adoption from China is $30,000.  This number has been very daunting at times, but God has shown us His faithfulness time after time over the last year.  Our home church, Patterson Park, has graciously given us a $5,000 matching grant though Lifesong for Orphans.  We are praying that God would move in a big way and that we would be able to raise $15,000 to cover approximately half of the total cost. In addition to financial support, we also covet your prayers and we continue to be stretched in our faith through this process.


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 “Hill 7900”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 40, 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.
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Raised to date by 66 people
 of  $10,000
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My Story

When Chris and I started dating in 2005 he told me of his desire to adopt.  I told him that I was open to the possibility, but it would take over a decade for us to get to the point that we both felt ready to move forward.

On January 1, 2016, as our four children slept nearby, Chris and I watch a documentary called  The Drop Box, which chronicles the story of a pastor in South Korea who had worked to provide a safe place for women who could not keep their babies to leave them.  It was during this movie that the Spirit really began to move in my heart.  These sweet, precious ones, that the Lord cared deeply about, needed families to love and cherish them!

After two years of prayer and preparation, we were accepted into America World Adoption's China program.  Over the last several months we have worked hard to complete our homestudy and all the other necessary paperwork to send to China.  Now we wait for our match.  We don't yet know the name or face of this child, but we know that God does!

The average estimated cost of an adoption from China is $30,000.  This number has been very daunting at times, but God has shown us His faithfulness time after time over the last year.  Our home church, Patterson Park, has graciously given us a $5,000 matching grant though Lifesong for Orphans.  We are praying that God would move in a big way and that we would be able to raise $15,000 to cover approximately half of the total cost. In addition to financial support, we also covet your prayers and we continue to be stretched in our faith through this process.


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 “Hill 7900”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 40, 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.
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Han Xiao Ting

February 22, 2019

We can now share a little about our daughter! Han Xiao Ting is 4.5 and we are so in love already! We are working diligently to get all of our paperwork done so we can bring her home as soon as possible!

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Another picture 😍

February 22, 2019
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Comments

$25

JJ

Apr 8, 2019

“Praying that God will take care of all the details involved. Asking Him to give you peace that He is in control as you travel and adjust. May He bless you all richly in the days and months ahead. ❤️”

$200

Donna

Apr 1, 2019

$200

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Mar 17, 2019

$75

Erik

Mar 14, 2019

$300

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Mar 10, 2019

$50

Justin, Jen & Ryker

Mar 7, 2019

“So thrilled for your family!”

$200

Offline Donation

Mar 3, 2019

$50

Michelle

Feb 27, 2019

“So happy for your family! Prayers for you all to be energized and strengthened by the love of God throughout this emotional adoption journey and adjustment time once your daughter is home. ❤️”

$100

Amanda

Feb 27, 2019

$25

Meghan

Feb 26, 2019

$40

Melanie

Feb 19, 2019

“Congratulations on your growing family ❤️”

$350

Tim

Feb 15, 2019

“We’re praying for all of you and so excited for you too! - -Cox Family”

$100

Rebekah

Feb 14, 2019

“Praying for your family!”

$200

Andy & Kristy

Feb 13, 2019

$200

Donna/John

Feb 12, 2019

“We love you! She is beautiful😘😘😘”

$1,825

Laura

Feb 11, 2019

$30

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Feb 11, 2019

“SOOOOO happy for you!!! Congratulations!!!”

$500

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Feb 10, 2019

$25

Michele

Feb 8, 2019

“Praying for your family during this time of excitement, preparation and transition!”

$25

Deanna

Feb 8, 2019

“Praying your child is in your arms soon!”

$50

Rebekah

Feb 8, 2019

“XOXO”

$50

Ashley

Feb 8, 2019

“We are so excited for your growing family!”

$25

Stefanie

Feb 8, 2019

$50

Matt and Sally

Feb 8, 2019

“Praying for you all!!”

$50

James and Michelle

Feb 8, 2019

$25

Shayna

Feb 8, 2019

“Love you! 💕”

$50

Aimee

Feb 8, 2019

“We love you and are so excited to welcome our new family member! -the A team”

$500

Paula

Feb 7, 2019

$20

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Feb 2, 2019

$50

Bonnie

Jan 29, 2019

$200

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Jan 28, 2019

“From me and C...Praying for God's perfect match!”

$100

Christine

Jan 28, 2019

$50

Suzanne

Jan 25, 2019

$100

Stephanie

Jan 20, 2019

$400

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Jan 14, 2019

$105

JONATHAN

Dec 31, 2018

$512

David W

Dec 18, 2018

“All of God's great benefits to you guys as you take on this valiant venture!”

$300

Hidden

Dec 12, 2018

$152

Gregory

Dec 11, 2018

$750

Scott

Dec 10, 2018

$500

Kristin

Dec 9, 2018

$130

Erin

Dec 8, 2018

“Cassie--Blessings to you as you adopt your baby. It is such a pleasure to donate all of my commission to such a worthy cause--whole, loving families :)”

$40

Barb

Nov 29, 2018

“We love you Hill family.”

$25

Jenny

Nov 27, 2018

$125

Jenny

Nov 27, 2018

“We can’t wait to meet our new friend! Love you guys!”

$100

Aaron

Nov 27, 2018

“We love you and are so excited to see our family grow! :) -The A Team”

$300

Nicholas

Nov 27, 2018

$100

Tiffany and Jim

Nov 27, 2018

“So excited for you guys! Praying for you!”

$50

Alissa

Nov 20, 2018

“So excited for you! I’ve been blessed by experiencing adoption through my cousin’s family and my fiancé’s sister’s family and can’t wait to see how much more this blessing will be to you and your family!! :)”

$100

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Nov 19, 2018

$50

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Nov 15, 2018

$25

Chaim

Nov 10, 2018

$300

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Nov 8, 2018

$75

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Nov 5, 2018

$50

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Oct 31, 2018

$200

Offline Donation

Oct 29, 2018

$700

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Oct 26, 2018

“Praying for you all and so excited :)”

$50

Juetin and Jenifer

Oct 25, 2018

“What an amazing idea! God bless you all.”

$25

Bonnie

Oct 23, 2018

$500

Gary & Heather

Oct 22, 2018

$200

Paula

Oct 18, 2018

“In honor of Bill Moss”

$150

Janel

Oct 16, 2018

“Praying for you guys! Back when I did my garage sale you were also doing yours! I decided that I needed to give you half of my earnings vs hauling everything to your house. Just finally doing it! Many blessings on your family.”

$25

Judy

Oct 12, 2018

$203

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Oct 12, 2018

“God bless your family.”

$50

Janene and Anthony

Oct 12, 2018

“We’re so excited for your family! Love, Anthony, Janene, and Blane”

$25

Brandi

Oct 12, 2018