Samantha's Adoption Fund

"Life can be a daring adventure...or nothing at all."-Helen Keller

My life has been a daring adventure. I have been fortunate to have experienced life in other countries, made friendship from around the world through my love of the camping industry, and pushed myself professionally, obtaining numerous goals I have set for myself. Though my successes and adventures in life have shaped me into the person I am today, one very large adventure is missing. I want to be a mother!

They say God never gives us more then we can handle. Well, sometimes I question this very statement. Being a motherless 38 year old female has been more difficult then I could ever imagine. I watch friends and family celebrate life on a daily basis through social media. I smile at their achievements and mourn the loss I feel in my heart. I wish so much that my prayers were answered, that I too can relish in the love and adventure a young life brings into one's heart.

I began thinking about adoption many years ago. Though I tried without success to get pregnant "naturally", never able to sustain life inside of me, I knew that this may be the only option for my dreams to come true. So many odds against me, first off being a lesbian it's not that "easy" to get pregnant. Then I have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder where conceiving a child is not usually a reality and for me would come with other risks.

So here I am, asking for your help, begging you to consider being a part of my village that will help me obtain my dreams of being a mom. Every little bit helps!! Please feel free to share my story. ❤️
  • Heather Homonoff Woodley 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Kayla Segal 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • shannon johnson 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Michaela Batstone 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 45 mos
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Sammie Richard 
Westbrook, ME
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