From the very beginning of our marriage we discussed adoption. Vanessa faced a number of health challenges from a major car accident, she was in during our engagement, which left her with some health issues that could pose a challenge during a pregnancy. She endured five years of physical and manual therapy after the accident and continues to deal with symptoms of her injuries today. In spite of these challenges, we knew we wanted to have a child and our hearts were opened to building our family through adoption. It was something we both wanted and we were both open to the joy and challenges the journey to growing our family through adoption would bring.
The adoption process is very expensive, and can cost anywhere from $25,000-$40,000. This can put dreams of a family out of reach for a lot of couples, us included. To help offset the cost, we have been picking up extra work, applying for grants, and doing everything we can to cut back and save money.
We are so excited to announce that we have been blessed with a $1,500 matching grant from Pure Gift of God! We ask that you consider joining us in our journey by helping us reach our goal! Your gifts will be matched up to $1,500, and will be tax deductible.
Thank you so much for all of your love and support!
-Vanessa, Kris, and future baby!