What has brought us to adopt? We realize that God’s desire is for children to grow up in a home in which they are cared for, unconditionally loved, taught His Word, and are encouraged to live out a life of obedient faith dedicated to honoring him as Lord and Savior. Over the years, we often talk about how we desire to fill our quiver with sharp arrows (children) to shoot them off into the world as instrumental witnesses for Christ (Psalm 127:4-5). Early on in our marriage we were unified in our desire to adopt someday, but we did not know when we would actually start. For several years now we have been unable to get pregnant, so we felt it was the time to go ahead and start the adoption process now!
Most importantly, would you pray?
For the birth family and child’s protection as well as support in their decision to choose abundant life for her child (or children)
For our hearts to be prepared to bring a child or children into our lives and that their hearts would be comforted and nurtured very early on.
For trust in God’s timing which would result in greater peace and joy in the process as we see Him work in this adoption for His glory and our good (Romans 8:28).
Would you consider giving a tax- deductible donation to help us cover the remaining cost of the adoption fees?
Thankfully we have received a matching grant for up to $8,000 through Lifesong for Orphans! This means they will match dollar-for-dollar up to $8,000 of what is donated, and through Lifesong 100% of your donations goes directly toward our adoption.
You can donate via mail (check) or online.
God bless you,
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 “Skipper 09817”, 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