Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Homestudy fee = $1500

Travel costs for 2 parents and 2 trips from Alaska to Sofia, B***aria = $5,600-7,200

Agency fees = $5,500

B***aria adoption fees for two children = $12,000

Two one-way children's tickets from B***aria to AK = approx. $3000

Bringing two children home to a family, where they will be tucked in warmly every night = priceless

This is just a glimpse of what we are looking at...there are other out-of-pocket expenses (Fed-Ex wiring fees, post-adoption costs, CIS fees, training costs, etc). I did the math, and I would have to knit a combination of approximately 1,700 hats or pairs of mittens to pay for it all (hey, I'm fast, but I'm not that fast). Fortunately, some of our wonderful friends have partnered together to sponsor an auction fundraiser, donating their products to help pay for our adoption expenses. (Bless you!)


You can find the items up for bidding on our facebook page in the Adoption Auction Fundraiser album here. New items will be added often! Bid via the picture's comments in the album, and when the bidding closes for a particular item I will announce the winner here on the blog. You can pay for your item(s) by hitting the "donate" button over there ---> and after we receive your donation, I will contact the artist with your shipping info.

Thank you! ♥


Kathleen said...

Totally priceless! May you all be blessed beyond measure!

Vanessa said...

This is awesome. We hope to be able to do the same someday :) What a blessing!

MYSAVIOR said...

The world needs so many more people just like you and your family♥


mattscraftywife said...

God bless you, glad you made a little from your first auction! *hugs*


Cindi @ Rustique Art said...

Bless your heart, this is wonderful. Can I add to auction also?

luvncrafts said...

Praying you are able to raise the needed money!!