Kickstart Our Baby: A Fundraiser

October 26th, 2014

Dear Friends and Family,

                                                As you all know, Danny and I have entered into the process of infant adoption through LFS.  We have currently completed all the necessary paperwork and requirements to enter into the adoption process; we have submitted our Profile Book which details our family for the birthmothers to view and choose from, and are patiently awaiting a call from the agency telling us that we have been matched with a child and their mother.

          I have always known that I wanted to adopt at least one child, and, as is my way, convinced Danny of the desire.  So, for many years now we both have held the idea and plan for adoption in our hearts, arranging and waiting for the right time.  We both feel called to provide a loving home and good life to a child whose birth-family, for whatever reason, is not able to provide that life.  We feel that we are capable of providing such a home to a child.  And now that time is near!

          As we patiently, anxiously, and excitedly await the arrival of the child that is yet known to us, we are beginning to prepare for our life with this little one and the changes that will transpire in our little family.  This is where you all come in!

          We write to update you all, who love us and support us so much, on our adoption process.  We also humbly write to request your support in any way that you see fit.  The cost for our local infant adoption is around $20,000.  While Danny and I have been saving for many years in preparation for this event, we find ourselves unable to completely fund the adoption.  Therefore we humbly ask our friends and family to help us meet this need, and we are hoping this is something you feel called to be a part of as well – in any way!  We trust that God will help us complete the journey to bring our child to us.  In addition, we absolutely appreciate your prayers for our journey as adoptive parents.

Thank you for your time and prayers!

Love - Kristen and Danny



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