Adopting Zachary

Welcome to our Adoption Journey! God has led us to adopt a beautiful 3 year old boy from China with multiple significant special needs.  He has been waiting over 2 years to be adopted and we can't wait to bring him home and give him the love and medical care he needs. Zachary will hopefully be joining our family before Christmas!

We believe that God has asked us to bring home this child and therefore He will provide. We want to be very clear about something, we are not writing this to make anyone feel guilted into supporting our adoption "“ that is NOT the intent here.

We chose this path, God led us to make this decision, but ultimately it was our decision to follow His lead.  We are responsible and accountable for this choice "“ and we believe that God will provide.

The reason we are opening this funding page and being open about our financial goals is to show how one of the biggest objections for families considering adoption (financial costs) can be overcome by the help of others and a whole lot of faith in the One who has called us to adopt.  Although we are incapable of solely providing the total adoption cost, we know that God often uses others to bless His purposes and people have asked how they can help.  Therefore, we have humbled ourselves to ask for financial support. 

We have a remaining goal of $18,500 (the total cost is approx. $32,000) that will go directly towards the cost of our adoption. It is only because of God, a lot of tight budgeting and the generousity of some amazing people that we have made it this far.  We will happily update the total as money is raised from our savings, other sources (we're trying to put together a yard sale for the spring) or if we receive any of the grants we have applied for.

It is our privilege to give Zachary the medical care he needs, and to provide him with a family that will love him forever. If you feel led, we hope that you will consider being a part of what God is doing in our lives through this adoption.  If you can't give, please pray for us as we know God will provide all our needs according to His great riches and prayer is the most important thing anyone can do for us and for Zachary! 

Thank you so much, we love you!

**Puzzle Fundraiser goal is $2,000- please leave the name you want on your puzzle piece in the comment section, on our blog, or email to us.  You can read more about it HERE**

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René Brown 
Cary, NC
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