Ruth and Paul Elison Adoption Fund

This great photo was taken at a baby shower that I helped organize for my friend Ruth.  Only 4 days after this photo was taken Ruth and Paul learned that the angel they were anxiously awaiting to care for had died in utero and they were left grieving the loss.

They have been married 17 years and have done everything they could to bring a child into their wonderful lives.  They are both school teachers and getting a child placed through an adoption agency has always been out of reach financially.

If there is anything at all that you can donate it would be greatly appreciated.  These two people are waiting to share all their love of life, music and the beauty in the world with a child.  Please help them raise the money to achieve this goal.

The Elison's need us to fill their net to overflowing.  They have cast their net for 17 years and have come up empty each time.  Let's come together as friends, family and community to "fill" their home with love.
  • Laurel Pumphrey 
    • $100 
    • 34 mos
  • Natalya Nielsen 
    • $35 
    • 41 mos
  • Mare Stott 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
  • Emily Burnett 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Dianna Crosby 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rachelle Johnson Durtschi 
Hillsboro, OR
Ruth Elison 
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