Friday, April 27, 2012
Feature Friday: Carpenter Family Adoption
It's another Feature Friday and this week I'm talking to you about adoption. For a long time, I thought that our family might be called to adopt. I've always had a heart for helping children who need a home. The more I learn about adoption, and the more I learn about the living conditions of many children waiting to be adopted, the more I feel that tug on my heart. However, the Lord saw fit to bless us with three small children of our own, and while adoption may not be out of the question forever, it is definitely not in the cards for us any time soon.
That doesn't mean, however, that I can't be an advocate for adoption. If I come across an adoption fundraiser, I'm more than happy to give (even if I can only spare $10). And I feel priviledge to be able to use this blog to help people spread the word about their own adoption efforts and fundraising.
So when Bonnie of Bonn Bonn Boutique contacted me about her friend's adoption fund, I jumped at the chance to help spread the word. The Carpenter family is currently raising money to adopt a little girl into their family. They are working exhaustively to pay the exorbitant fees associated with adopting these days (don't even get me started on adoption red-tape *sigh*). They are also hosting an amazing giveaway with some great prizes (American Girl anyone?) and tons of ways to win. They are getting so close to their goal, and any help you could give really means so much to them - they are so grateful for each and every donation.
There are too many children in the world who don't have a loving home. And there are too many loving homes who are struggling to find the means to bring home another child. Lets do everything we can to help match these children with forever families.
Thank you all! You are a blessing.