Thursday, January 13, 2011

Thursday Noonish :)

9pm Update: We are now at $10,125! JUST AMAZING!
6pm Update: Funds are now close to $9,500!!! (and a little birdie told me that even Mac Powell from Third Day donated!)
2pm Update: Funds have now grown to over $8,250!!! Go God!

Updates: Donations are now around $5,000!!! We are going to BLESS this family’s socks off!!! ☺ In addition to our fund, the family also has a Lifesong fund that is hopefully growing. Last I heard yesterday, this fund was close to $4,000. ALSO, the Riggs’ Family Blog is holding a fund and is working to raise money as well! Wow! (*** The Riggs blog is NOT the family adopting! They are another adoptive family working hard for orphans! )

A few have asked about time to raise these funds. The bulk needs to be raised prior to their travel. They are working on contacting those in Latvia that they need to, in order to find out whether or not they can travel for both boys at the same time. If so, they are looking at traveling in February. The only thing that had to be done BY the 23rd is for a family to file the I800 and pay that filing fee, which was already donated.


Jami said...

this is all just too incredible!! do you have any idea of how much the family needs? I would like to share that info on my blog as well. GOD IS SO GOOD!

I would love to see the Riggs' blog...does anyone know where I can find that at? I would LOVE to donate directly to them there :)

Lisa said...

Hi Sarah, The Riggs are not the family that is adopting. I don't think the adoptive family has a blog. I'm working on getting a hold of them to share some of their story on here soon!!! :)

Stacey said...

I am just sitting in wonder! God is amazing! He has moved the mighty mountain and nothing is impossible! We will continue to keep everyone in prayer! Blessings to you for being a voice for a young man! I can not wait to see all the funds just grow!! God is good!

Lora said...

Amazing and so wonderful!! I can't even begin to say how much my heart feels reading this. I sincerely hope that this family will allow you to post bits and pieces about Davids and his new brother once they are home, I think we all feel so much love for this young man and so much hope for his beautiful future!

Christy said...

Hurray! It's amazing how God provides and answers prayer! Thanks for sharing!

To God Be the Glory!!

My husband and I are adopting Davids and we are overwhelmed with the love that is being shown for this precious child! THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART! I cannot wait to bring him home and share with him this story. My other son whom we are adopting from Latvia is Peter and they will be great friends! My three children are following this blog and seeing GOD's power. HE CAN DO ANYTHING........

The Kilgores
Davids Forever Family

WANTED said...

I just heard the amount donated was much higher than you posted at 2pm and I hope that's true! We donated and linked the info to our own blog.
This child has rallied adoptive parents everywhere and it's a privilege to watch God make "beauty from ashes"! I can't wait to see how this story ends because I just know it's going to be good!

Mammato8 said...

I'm so excited, I can hardly stand it! Oh how I wish we could meet Davids and tell him how much he has been on our hearts and how much we have prayed for him! Thanks to the Kilgores for rescuing Davids! Can't wait to see what the Lord does with his life :)

I knew I loved me some Third Day! :-)

My God is good! Thank you so very much!!!!!!!
The Kilgores

Stacey said...

Amazing!Just Amazing!
God is sooooo GOOD!Thank you for updating us! I love coming back to check and see where funds are upto now!

Becky said...

So glad to hear of the good news that Davids has a family. I donated to help out. I think my sister is the "reporter" you mentioned that called from Indiana. :) Amazing the work that God can do through all of us spreading the need. So many people want to help, but just need to hear about it. Tell Davids he has lots and lots of people out there pulling for him and that are glad he found a family to adopt him! :)

Awesome!!! I would love to continue to follow his journey home if the family want to share.

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