Schmitz Family Adoption Fundraiser

Welcome to the Schmitz Family donation page!  We've finally decided to adopt!  Let's DO this!!  We couldn't be more excited!  We know that it will be a long, bumpy road ahead of us, and that God will see us through every step of the way, opening our eyes and hearts to the awesome power of His love.


To fill you in on some of the details, Sam and I have decided to adopt from Colombia.  Our preference is a little girl, but we are open to a little boy as well.  The estimated wait time for a referral is 3 to 4 years once we submit our dossier.  The cost can range anywhere from $23,000 to $27,000.


Many of you have asked how you can help, and here you are!  The easiest way to help would be a donation in ANY amount to help us reach our goal.  We know everyone has had to make sacrifices, so your willingness to give and show your support is greatly appreciated.  Thank you in advance for your tremendous generosity!


Supporters can also help by spreading the word to their friends and family.


We welcome all prayers as we work through the adoption process, mountains of paperwork and patiently await our newest family member. 


You can follow our adoption progress on our blog, The Schmitz Family Adoption at  I will also try to update this page as we go along, just a shorter version.


"Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans..." 
                        Isaiah 1:17a

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