Hello! We are David and Laura and we just adopted a baby! For everyones safety and privacy, we aren’t permitted to share any other information or pictures at this time. It wasn’t an easy journey to get to where we are now, but God’s timing is perfect and His strength is made perfect in our weakness. Laura and I have wrestled with infertility for many years, and after God blessed us with a biological son 8 years ago, a series of unfortunate medical events rendered us unable to have any more biological children. We saw this as God closing one door and opening the door to adoption. We have always wanted multiple children and felt that God had blessed us with abundant love and the capacity to give another child the very best of our lives. We have pursued adoption for the last 3 years, during which time our faith was tested and even faltered, but God was faithful and He has given us the gift of entrusting us with another one of His children for His glory.
We are pleased to announce that our church, Independent Bible Church, has sponsored a matching grant of $2,500 in partnership with Lifesong for Orphans. In order for us take full advantage of this most generous grant, we need to raise at least $2,500.
The current cost of our adoption is around $27,000, plus possible variable legal fees and medical expenses should they arise. We are currently $8,000 short of being fully funded. We are asking you to please pray for our family during this time of transition as we welcome our new baby home and for the birthmother of our child, and if you feel led or compelled to contribute financially, your donation is sincerely appreciated and will go directly to our remaining need.
Thank you so much for taking the time to learn about our adoption journey and for your prayers and support!
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 “Combs 8314”, 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.
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