by Alicia Fedell 1 Lives Impacted Yulin, Guangxi, China
Nothing will grip your heart more than being eye to eye, hand to hand, and cheek to cheek with an orphan. Our hearts were forever changed once our...
Nothing will grip your heart more than being eye to eye, hand to hand, and cheek to cheek with an orphan. Our hearts were forever changed once our eyes were opened to the heartbreaking condition of children living without a family.
Adoption has been on our hearts since we were newly married almost 10 years ago. We have always planned on adopting and this desire started with us individually after visiting orphanages during our college years. When we experienced first hand what conditions these children live in, and circumstances they come from, we couldn’t help but answer the call to do something.
We have had three wonderful biological children of our own. Our greatest joy is in being their parents. We’ve discovered that being a family is truly the greatest blessing you can experience.
We feel that now is right time for us to welcome the newest member of our family who is waiting and wanting to be loved. We are excited to share the joy of the adoption process with our friends and family as we are preparing to adopt our child from China.
We are beyond excited and are doing everything we can to be prepared to welcome a beautiful new life into our home. As part of our adoption process, we have started a crowdfunding campaign. It may surprise you to hear that adoption related costs can easily total up to $35,000 or more. This is why we have set a goal of $15,000 to help ease the financial burden that often overwhelms adoptive parents.They say it takes a village to raise a child, and this is never more true than when adopting. We need your prayers, support, and would be blessed by any financial help you are able to provide. Thank you!
We hope that by inviting you into this process, you will see yourself as part of the community we hope to build around our child as he/she grows up. Thank you!