It's such a common phrase during this time of year! It's the introductory phrase to a popular children's song! But for us, this phrase represents the one thing we want more than life itself...
We started the process of adoption in April of 2016. The road to being approved was quite the tedious journey, but well worth it! It was shortly after being approved in late March of this year that our lives took an unexpected twist! It was on a routine informational phone call that we received the unexpected news that a birth mother was desperately seeking an African-American couple! What's more amazing is that, in the entire country, we were the only ones approved and ready! So although it took us almost a year to get approved, we only had 9 days to prepare for Langston's arrival! Such a blessing!!! But that blessing came with a price that most people have 7-9 months to prepare for...
Between adoption costs, legal fees, and personal expenses, we needed $40, 000 to complete all of the financial obligations! After 7 months of difficulty, and after numerous people have given on top of our personal sacrifice, we are happy to say that we have been able to eliminate 70% of the costs!!! We can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Now we just need help to eliminate the last 30%!
All we want for Christmas, is to make Langston a permanent part of our family! In order to do that, we need your help. The reality is, we need a total of $12,000 in order to make our Christmas wish come true. Here's what $12,000 does for us:
Attorney's final fees: $5,000
Adoption fees: $5,000
Miscellaneous adoption costs: $2,000
Won't you consider sharing our story, and giving towards our goal? Together, we can make this Christmas wish come true...
- Tiphany Walker
- Marissa Lombari
- Tiana BP
- ellen perkins
- Tiana BP
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