Posted a week ago
It’s been over a year now since our last update and we wanted to bring you up to speed about where we are in our adoption journey.
We wanted to start by just saying thank you to each of you for your love, support and prayers. The past year has had its challenges and we continue to feel we are on the path of God’s choosing regardless of how hard adoption is. After a long wait, we were matched with a baby back in May, but unfortunately we had to withdraw from the adoption because of the cost was significantly more than we had or could afford at the time. It is impossible to remain strengthened in this long journey without the loving calls of concern, inquiring how the process is going, and simply asking how we are. We appreciate you all and your prayers.
We are now pleased to report that just two days before Christmas we were matched with a baby girl that is due in March. This little girl will be born in Texas, and we are excited at the prospect of completing our family. At the same time, we are apprehensive as we are getting closer to the due date and there are still several hurdles before us to overcome. The greatest one is the cost as we have been advised that this adoption will cost us ~$35,000, plus the cost of travel to Texas and housing for placement with the child.
To date, we have saved just under $31,000, leaving us with a difference of ~$7,000 we still need to raise. So we are almost there!
Now we are asking that if you are able, please consider donating to our adoption through our pure charity fund to enable us to get to the finish line.
https://www.purecharity.com/christoph-and-francina-adoption or click "Donate to this Fundraiser" in the green box above.
All donations are tax deductible and any amount would go a long way to helping us provide a safe and loving home for this little girl. Other ways to help are donation of airline miles to help cover the cost of travel or if any of you have time shares that we could use for housing once we are in Texas. If you would like to donate in this way or have more in-depth questions please feel free to contact us directly at 310-666-9860 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are able could you help us spread the word by forwarding the above link on your social media and if you would like to make a donation that would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks so much for all your support. We (and our future baby) greatly appreciate it.
Greatly blessed in Christ,
Francina and Christoph