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  • Say Yes.

    Jaclyn Noto Des Plaines, Illinois

    As many of you know, Eliza Ruth, “Ru”, came home from Korea in June of 2019.  What an adventure it was.  From staying in Korea for weeks, to midnight walks to help her sleep, to carrying the stroller up the […]

    $5,250 of $5,000
    36 days left
  • Adopting Hector

    Katy and Dustin Everhart
    Katy and Dustin Everhart Indianapolis, Indiana

    After a three week trip to a foster home in China in 2012, I left knowing my time spent would not have a long term impact on the lives there. I promised myself when I finished my masters in occupational […]

    $6,571 of $10,000
    45 days left
  • Gephart Adoption #3

    Clare & Phil Gephart
    Clare & Phil Gephart ROCK HILL, South Carolina

    We met in 2014 and were inseparable after our first date. Phil jokes that I pushed him into a cactus on our first date, and while it is true that we spent thirty minutes pulling cactus spines out of Phil’s […]

    $100 of $25,000
    48 days left
  • Horan Bulgaria Adoption

    Macall Horan
    Macall Horan PASADENA, California

    There have been a lot of pieces to our journey that have led us to adoption. When we were first married, we volunteered in the high school group at our church. It was there that we met a boy named […]

    $11,350 of $40,000
    48 days left
  • The Kujawas Are Adopting From INDIA!

    Jennifer Kujawa
    Jennifer Kujawa Sylvania, Ohio

    Adoption has always been something Geoff and I have been drawn to, felt was going to be part of our family story. Throughout the last 16 years of our marriage, we’ve continued to visit the topic, stay open to the […]

    $5,125 of $10,000
    60 days left
  • Trusting Through the Waiting

    Andy Miller Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    Our journey of wanting to grow our family began in May of 2015. Even before this, there was a desire to adopt a child at some point in our lives in addition to conceiving naturally. In the last six years, […]

    $22,297 of $29,600
    65 days left
  • Simmerman Family Adoption

    Katie Simmerman Owatonna, Minnesota

    We are the Simmermans and are eager to welcome a little boy or girl from Western Africa into our family. We’ve been blessed with two kiddos already and as we thought about having a third child we just couldn’t get […]

    $11,150 of $35,000
    66 days left
  • Walker’s India Adoption

    Katie & Jason Walker
    Katie & Jason Walker Starkville, Mississippi

    Every year in November our church holds a “Love First” Sunday centered on loving the least of these. In 2019, the focus was on adoption and the pastor shared why and how adoption is a picture of God choosing to adopt […]

    $36,206 of $35,000
    66 days left
  • Bob and Maggie’s Adoption – Let’s complete our family

    Maggie Iman Perry Hall, Maryland

    Bob and Maggie met in 2004 and began dating early 2005. We dated for six years before we were married in January 2011. In 2013, we decided we wanted to start a family but 2014 brought hardship to our family […]

    $4,100 of $10,000
    66 days left
  • Nygaard Family Adoption

    Tara Nygaard
    Tara Nygaard Muscatine, Iowa

    Dear Friends and Family, As many of you know, we are in the process of adopting our child from China through Lifeline Children’s Services. As we move closer to “gotcha day!”, we are thankful for the journey God has led […]

    $11,625 of $25,000
    66 days left
  • Adopting From China (The Wests going East)

    Josh West
    Josh West Goose Creek, South Carolina

    While adoption has been on our hearts for a long while, given its nearness to the very heart of God, it was 6 years ago, while pregnant with our youngest, that we watched a Netflix documentary on orphans in China. […]

    $13,414 of $40,000
    66 days left
  • Weber Family Adoption Journey – Adding One to All Our Fun!

    Jordan Weber
    Jordan Weber Bloomington, Illinois

    Thank you for reading our family’s journey to adoption! At the beginning of our marriage, like most newlyweds, Matthew and I would frequently dream about our family’s future.  Our conversation would often include a debate about how many children we […]

    $13,775 of $45,000
    66 days left