Hoffer Adoption

The summer of 2013, we decided to start our adoption journey. We waded through mounds of paperwork, months of home study preparations, and finally had our dossier logged in the Philippines for an international placement! Months turned into years, and the resubmitting of paperwork, the updating of home studies (many times!), fingerprints, and moves... all fueled by a continual trust that God had a perfect plan.

Fast forward (not so fast) to 4+ years since we started, and God's plan has finally been revealed....in Texas! Last week, we became aware of an 8 month old baby boy in desperate need of a family. Our hearts and minds quickly shifted from the Philippines to the child waiting right in front of us. We had envisioned a different plan, but laid it at the Lord's feet and earnestly prayed "Your will be done." Four days after emailing his agency we received the phone call that we are matched! 

We anticipate traveling to Dallas the second week ofJanuary and potentially being there for 2-4 weeks to be trained in his medical care and cut through the paperwork redtape. He has some major medical needs and hurdles, but his long-term prognosis looks bright, healthy, and hopeful. Currently he has a tracheostomy, is on a vent, and has a g-tube. Minor details! We know he needs to quickly be in a family to thrive and heal.
There will be many expenses incured with travels, transporting  from TX to VA,  adoption and legal fees. We cherish and are humbled by the support of our friends and family. Thank you for standing behind us all these years, and believing with us that God's glory would be revealed for our good.
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    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Stephanie Rathbun  
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
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    • $250 
    • 44 mos
  • Carla Morton  
    • $325 
    • 44 mos
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Stephanie Morton Hoffer 
Alexandria, VA
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