Building a Family...One Step @ a Time!

Jake and Melissa Brown have been on a journey to start a family for the past two years that has been filled with some great joys and some paralyzing tragedy. We, as their family and friends have stood by their sides through this journey and now we have the opportunity to act! As we know Jake and Melissa are courageously exhausting all efforts to start a family and after a long road filled with so much emotion there is still a chance!

Their story begins back in 2005 when Jake and Melissa were married, bought a home, landed great jobs and started thinking about expanding their family. They were blessed to find out they were pregnant in March 2010!! It was an exciting 20 weeks until Melissa started to have complications. Unfortunately, at a little over 21 weeks on January 4th, Baby Ben was born beautiful and perfect, but was too little and not ready for the outside world. Jake and Melissa were able to hold their son for a few hours and tell him how much he was wanted and loved! Through the tears and heartache, a beautiful family was also born that day!!

It has taken time, effort and healing to get to today where there is a chance to help Jake and Melissa build their family again. Through the opportunity of IVF, Jake and Melissa are candidates and are hoping this last chance will be their miracle! As they have learned through the past two years there is only hope...hope that through collective resources, prayer and faith; their family will grow and the best part is that we can all be a part of their success. Please consider how you can make Jake and Melissa's dreams of a family come true...

Blessings~ Kelly

(Melissa's Cousin and yearning to be an Auntie)

  • Shannon and Yasi 
    • $30 
    • 108 mos
  • Greg & Wendy 
    • $200 
    • 109 mos
  • Christina Edstrom 
    • $10 
    • 109 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 (Offline)
    • 109 mos
  • Donna OBrien 
    • $25 
    • 109 mos
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