Like everything in life, there are many pieces of our IVF and adoption journey that have to come together just right. We have to be able to afford it (likely $50,000 for both). We have to have a suitable home (closing in March, if all goes well). We have to have Krabbe-free embryos. We have to be matched with a birth family. There are many other examples, but overall we have to be patient and rely on the Lord’s timing.
In an effort to raise funds but also include others in our journey, we borrowed the idea to “sell” puzzle pieces for $20. The giraffe puzzle is 500 pieces, so that represents $10,000 of the funding needed. More importantly, it will be a physical display of all those who made it possible for us to have more children join our family.
We’ve had a great response so far and we are so encouraged!
If you would like to be a piece of the puzzle that helps build our family, here’s what you can do:
- Send $20 via PayPal to Lesa.Brackbill@gmail.com OR
- Mail a check for $20 to:
P.O. Box 406
Hershey, PA 17033
Once we have all 500 pieces claimed, we will put the puzzle together and glue it together/frame it. Someday we will be able to show Tori’s siblings all the love that was shown toward our family and who made it possible to bring them into our family.
Overall, we have already raised $1,100 and the auction hasn’t even begun! God is SO good!
The auction will take place here on January 20-25. In this group you will also see the other fundraisers happening (currently, Thirty-One; in February, LuLaRoe!). This is also where you will continue to see progress reports more regularly than on the blog.
Thank you all for the support and love you continue to show us ❤