Bring Kolya Home

This boy, who I know  to be our son, Kolya has a face that can light up a room. We had no idea when we agreed to host over the summer HOW changed we all would be and how much we were missing a piece of our family. All of us truly can not imagine our lives without him. We are well underway into the adoption process and trusting that HE will provide one step at a time. The initial upfront fees for this were around $7,000 which have almost been paid.  We need to pay our remaining balance of  $1900 to our adoption agency in two weeks.  The whole adoption will cost around $27,000 with travel. I covet all of your prayers and trust that God will provide each and every penny we need, but we can not do this alone. It takes a village and we have an amazing one!!!

Please consider helping us to give this boy a new start at life. Only 50% of orphans in Ukraine make it to see their 20th birthday and he is 16 and will be aging out.  From there he will be put on the streets, no money, no family, no hope for a future. Kolya had our hearts from the moment we met and we need to get him home where he is loved!!!  One Day Closer to being a family!!

Isaiah 43:5
" Do not be afraid, for I am with you;
I will bring your children from the east
and gather you from the west."
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Gena Abernethy Haviland 
Midland, NC
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