Partner With Us To Adopt Our Boys

$19,635 of $26,720 goal

Raised by 142 people in 38 months
When our friends asked us to host an orphan from Ukraine for ten weeks this summer, we had no idea how opening our home to not one but TWO teenage boys would impact every aspect of our lives, from our marriage to our ministry and everything in-between.

Yura and Pasha arrived in America with nothing but hope. They left with our hearts.Please help us bring our Boys of Summer home forever.

The cost of international adoption is almost overwhelming. After reimbursements from our employers, the approximate minimum expense of adopting our boys is $26, 720. The breakdown includes: Intercountry adoption fees, travel expenses, Ukrainian in-country costs, home study fees, and governmental filing fees.



Follow our journey here: Juliet's Blog
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Dear Family, Friends and Supporters ~

We have been home from Ukraine since September 15th. While we were away, our dear community friends pulled together a team of volunteers to renovate a larger home and move our belongings. We came home to a lovely surprise ~ Logan and Daniel have their own bedrooms and I have room to cook and homeschool and entertain guests.

On Wednesday evening, we had our first dinner party ~ for the volunteers who helped to give us the gift of a newly renovated home. Unfortunately, we evacuated on Thursday because of Hurricane Matthew, but came home today to a dry and debris-free property! God has continued to bless and protect us. We are all so very thankful.

We just wanted to take a moment to again sincerely thank each and every person who contributed toward our adoption fund. Our hearts (and proverbial "plates") are full as we launch into the job of full-time parenting. It's not easy every moment of every day, but it is definitely rewarding in countless ways we could never have imagined. We love our sons and are ever so grateful to those who helped us wade through our fears and spurred us toward our goal with your time, prayers, encouragement and dollars.

We feel that our Ukraine journey is not over. We would like to continue to advocate for other orphans. Our son, Logan has a best friend who is available for winter hosting, along with his younger brother. Perhaps you, or someone you know would like to bring them to America this Christmas, or forever. Or maybe there is a child available through HostUkraine whose life could be forever changed because of your gift of time and love. Please view and share this link if our story has inspired you to think twice when your hear the word "orphan."
It's Official...We ARE a family of four!
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Woo hoo! We are officially a family of four! We are waiting on passports and visas so we can all come home together! Just when we had given up sharing our Go Fund Me, people began to donate again. We have been blessed with $1500. In the past 24 hours! This will help us with the extra travel expenses we've encountered with the many trips to the boys' regions. Thank you to everyone who has ever contributed to our adoption fund. We do not have words to express our gratitude.
First family photo after court! We are family!
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So, things have been a bit quiet lately. I heard from both boys last week. "I really miss you. When are you coming?" and "When will you come to my school? I love you." We are impatient. Waiting is hard. It's been 9 months since we started the adoption process.

Our paperwork was filed with The Ministry in Ukraine on May 5. We are praying for a court date soon. Will you join us in praying for things to move quickly and smoothly and that NONE of the political issues with their government will affect our process? Our boys need to come home SOON. Our summer needs to be spent TOGETHER.

Should we need to fly 3 times to Ukraine, it will be more expensive. If things move quickly, perhaps we can only fly once, or twice at the most.

Thank you for your prayers, your donations, and your SHARES. You have NO IDEA how much this support has meant to us. And to our boys.

Love,
Juliet & André
The Boys of Summer Need to Come Home!
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These two are in my heart and in my prayers. I never dreamed I'd have teenage sons, but God redeems the dreams we thought were lost. Happy Mother's Day to me. I just want to express my deepest gratitude to everyone who is helping this dream to become a reality.
Make my Mother's Day! Pray them home.
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De Ann Colegrove
38 months ago
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I am so very excited for you! Thanks to my friends that have donated. Please continue sharing and spreading the word.

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Layla Jamie
37 months ago
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#casey

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Anushka Gole
37 months ago
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#Casey #Texasforever

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Melissa Hayes
37 months ago
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#Casey

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Gena Michelle Hayes
37 months ago
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Rooting for you guys! It was almost like you could see the love grow deeper with every picture and update you posted thru out the summer. Hoping you are all brought back together soon! #Casey

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Carol Sammeth
36 months ago
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Will spread the word of your campaign and am hoping you will reach your goal soon! (We are now thinking of hosting an orphan next summer). Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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Raised by 142 people in 38 months
Created September 3, 2015
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22 months ago
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Nena Colla
25 months ago

Prayers for you and your family

SM
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Sheldon Mandy
25 months ago

Miss you guys Andre and Juliet. Congrats Sheldon and Estra

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25 months ago
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Anita McCaslin
26 months ago

Thank you for sharing your inspiring story!

De Ann Colegrove
38 months ago
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I am so very excited for you! Thanks to my friends that have donated. Please continue sharing and spreading the word.

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Layla Jamie
37 months ago
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#casey

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Anushka Gole
37 months ago
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#Casey #Texasforever

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Melissa Hayes
37 months ago
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#Casey

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Gena Michelle Hayes
37 months ago
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Rooting for you guys! It was almost like you could see the love grow deeper with every picture and update you posted thru out the summer. Hoping you are all brought back together soon! #Casey

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Carol Sammeth
36 months ago
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Will spread the word of your campaign and am hoping you will reach your goal soon! (We are now thinking of hosting an orphan next summer). Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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