Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Eight

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Eight

Eight days down. One more to go. We are EXCITED to say that today we reached our goal to meet our phase one funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. Sometime Wednesday evening the final donations came in that tipped us over the goal…and a few more came in only a few(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Seven

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Seven

Seven days down. Two more to go until the day we hope to meet our phase one funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. There must be something about number seven since it was our best fundraising day thus far!!! ANNNND we are ssssssooooo close to our goal! We’re truly in the home(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Six

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Six

Six days down. Three more to go until the day we hope to meet our funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. On Monday things slowed down significantly on the puzzle fundraiser…which we sort of anticipated right as we are about to enter the home stretch! If I am being totally(…)

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Help This Missionary Family Adopt Their First Child

Help This Missionary Family Adopt Their First Child

If this is the first time you’ve joined us here on our blog, hello! We’re Jonathan and Amanda Teixeira. We are in our seventh year as missionaries with FOCUS – The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, our third year of marriage, and in the adoption process for our first child. This post is a quick update(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Five

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Five

Five days down. Four more to go until the day we hope to meet our funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. Again, slow and steady wins the race! We have enough to pay our agency tomorrow evening at our Home Study meeting! Yippee! By Friday we hope to have the full $13,000(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Four

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Four

Four days down. Six more to go until the day we hope to meet our funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. Today we got a chance to attend a consignment sale and it put even more reality to this adoption. Since our babe will be born in November, we(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Three

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Three

Three days down. Seven more to go until the day we hope to meet our funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. I just want to say how humbled and thankful we are to everyone who’s participated thus far. New friends. Old friends. Family. Neighbors. People we’ve never even met. I am(…)

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Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Two

Building Our Family Piece by Piece: Day Two

Two days down. Eight more to go until the day we hope to meet our funding goal of nearly $13,000 for the home study completion and out-of-state agency fee. We had more puzzle pieces purchased on Thursday and the progress is below! On day two we sold a total of 21 puzzle pieces, totaling $525!!  Here’s a picture of(…)

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