Be A Part of Our Adoption Journey

The journey of being a surrogate for dear friends in 2010 taught David and I about how an expectant mother makes an amazing sacrifice in order to give another family the most precious gift of becoming parents.  We experienced infertility and in 2014 we used IVF to conceive our first son.  We couldn’t imagine life without him.  We knew we wanted to grow our family, but after several miscarriages and failed rounds of IVF, we were excited to explore adoption.   We began praying that we would be introduced to an expectant mother before we even met Mamma "J" and feel so thankful for her brave decision to choose adoption for her baby.  

We are doing a quick puzzle fundraiser as an opportunity for our family, friends, and community to be a part of our adoption journey as well as a part of Baby Budlong #2's story. Everyone who makes a donation will have their name placed on a puzzle piece. We will frame the puzzle and have it hanging in our nursery as a visual reminder to our family of everyone who is a part of our baby's story.

Our God is a big God.  We are looking forward to seeing how he will work as we take this step of faith and trust in him. Your prayers and financial support will be a great blessing to us, as well as the child that God has chosen for us.

All proceeds will go directly toward our adoption expenses.
  • Lee Dudley 
    • $25 
    • 46 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $350 
    • 48 mos
  • Jess & Dave Lombardi 
    • $25 
    • 48 mos
  • Tricia Tallman 
    • $50 
    • 48 mos
  • Dan & Nancy Collins 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
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Janice Miller Budlong 
Woodberry Forest, VA
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