Bring Hope through Adoption

My life changed forever a year ago. I went on a missions trip and met a then 14year old girl. Our bond was almost instantaneous. We noticed each other but did not speak. I inquired about her story and learned that she had been abandoned by her family when she was younger. My heart broke as Iearned all she wanted was a mother's love. I have mothered many nieces and nephews. I have 8 godchildren of my own. I have often thought about adopting but never took any steps towards making it happen. Recently I asked God, "why have you given me this great capacity to love? Well, God has heard my prayer and given me an answer! We spoke for the first time 2 months after I returned home. I will never forget her first words to me, "hello mommy". My heart exploded with joy! I returned when my "daughter to be" was turning 15 to give her and the other girls who turned 15 in the home, a party they would always remember. Thirty-four dresses (all donated prom dresses), shoes , hair styles, maicure & pedicure, make-up, plus gifts for all. We had a great time! We now speak 1-2 times per week and we are both anxious to be together. I want "officially" to be her mother and she wants to be my daughter. I look forward to experiencing all the "teenage stuff" life has to offer us but I need your help. The cost of adoption is really high. Will you help bring us together! Our bond is STRONG and our LOVE as mother & daughter is deep! Please help us to finish this journey. Every donation bring us one step closer to being together. This photo is from her birthday. We went out for icecream and she reached over to give me a hug and a kiss. I melted and my heart of love expanded! Please help!

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 70 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 70 mos
  • Darren & Caryn & Jesse Ojeda 
    • $250 
    • 70 mos
  • Charmaine Gordon 
    • $50 
    • 70 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 71 mos
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Organizer

Althea Taylor 
Organizer
White Plains, NY
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