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  • Racing to Arielle

    Michelle Hamilton
    Michelle Hamilton Frederick, Maryland

    Our names are Brian and Michelle Hamilton and we have 2 beautiful boys.  Samuel is 4 and Caleb is 1.5.  I (Michelle) have known that I wanted to adopt a little girl from China since I was 11 years old.  […]

    $2,910 of $3,500
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  • Answering God’s Call

    Crissy Hathcock Woodland, Mississippi

    We want to thank you for reading our story.  We are so excited to be answering God’s call in our lives.  Adoption has always been in our hearts and now because of His amazing grace, we have the opportunity to […]

    $3,060 of $8,000
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  • One Less in China

    Shawna Tunnell Tyler, Texas

    Twelve years ago, we began a new journey as husband and wife. During that time, we have lived overseas, fostered some wonderful children, had three children of our own, moved too many times to count, and had some ups and […]

    $0 of $10,000
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  • Schroeder Family Adoption

    Sarah Schroeder
    Sarah Schroeder Bend, Oregon

    When we got married, we always knew that we wanted to have children. We both grew up with siblings, and we desired for our children to have that joy as well. Our plans were to have at least three or […]

    $1,400 of $9,000
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  • Chelsea and Parker Day Family Adoption

    Chelsea Day
    Chelsea Day Altoona, Iowa

    Hello friends and family! As most of you know, we are pursuing adoption through Iowa Lutheran Family Services. This process is so new to us and even though we are just getting started we have already learned so much! I […]

    $650 of $2,500
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  • Answered Prayer

    Brittany & Drew Traverse City, Michigan

    We have been married almost 9 years now, high school sweethearts.  We married right after finishing Bible College together.  We dreamt of a home full of children and life serving our Lord. We did not plan on such heartbreak when […]

    $35 of $4,500
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  • Obeying, Adopting, Trusting – and thankful for a Matching Grant!

    Heidi Slagh
    Heidi Slagh Holland, Michigan

    We thought eight was enough, but God has other plans for our family! We are stepping out in obedience again, knowing full well that God’s plans are always better than our own! God began preparing our hearts about a year […]

    $1,135 of $9,000
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  • Berryman Clan Adopting From China

    Lee and Shannon Berryman
    Lee and Shannon Berryman Troup, Texas

    As we have traveled over the past 17 years (and 12 years of actually living abroad), we have seen so many children who do not have the blessing of a family to love and nurture them. In the developing world […]

    $6,600 of $10,000
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  • Our Family’s Story

    Ashley DeKock
    Ashley DeKock Edmond, Oklahoma

    Hello! We’re excited to share this piece of our hearts with everyone. To know us is to know how we got started on this adoption journey, and if you are interested in learning more about us, check out our blog post […]

    $4,500 of $3,000
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  • Finding Our Pearl

    Kate Schlickman
    Kate Schlickman Wheaton, Illinois

    While we’ve officially been “home study ready” since September 2016, our hearts only had 12 hours to prepare for Pearl Amelia. In my follow-the-textbook mind, we would match with a birth mother, begin bonding with her, and start our fundraising. […]

    $0 of $10,000
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  • Braker Family Adoption

    Calvin Braker West Dundee, Illinois

    From a very early time in our lives and in our relationship as a couple, God has placed adoption on our hearts.  We both knew going into marriage that one day we wanted to grow a family through adoption.  In […]

    $0 of $2,500
    16 days left
  • Cheesman Family Adoption

    Emily Cheesman
    Emily Cheesman Union, Maine

    Dear Family and Friends,  We have some exciting news: we are adopting! We have always loved children and even before we started having children, we talked about adopting some day.  After our four children were born we started discussing the […]

    $5,430 of $15,000
    16 days left