Help Change the World for As Little As $25

My daughter Megan and her husband, Joel, have decided to adopt a baby. From Uganda! I am so proud of them.

Two African Children Holding Up a Hope Sign - Photo courtesy of ©, Image #13551372

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Ever since Gail and I visited Ethiopia a few years ago, we have had a passion for children born into poverty. I can’t imagine what it would be like grow up without parents. Doing it while trying to get enough clean water and food to survive sounds impossible.

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As you probably know, adoption is an expensive process. In Megan and Joel’s case, it is going to cost them some $23,000 (click here for the expense breakdown).

They have personally contributed $3,000 toward the cause. Our family and friends have contributed another $6,000. That still leaves $14,000 to reach their goal of $23,000.

I am committed to raising $10,000 of the total myself. To do that, I am participating in a 10K trail race in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Saturday, December 18, 2011. Would you help by sponsoring me in this run?

You can do so by making a 100% tax-deductible contribution to Lifesong for Orphans, the organization that Megan and Joel are working with. I need approximately:

  • 400 people to donate $25 = $10,000
  • 200 people to donate $50 = $10,000
  • 100 people to donate $100 = $10,000
  • 50 people to donate $200 = $10,000
  • 25 people to donate $400 = $10,000
  • 10 people to donate $1,000 = $10,000

If you are willing to help with any size gift, please CLICK HERE to donate.

Question: What experience do you have with adoption? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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