ipad Giveaway


And the WINNER is....

OK, so before I announce the winner, I want to say thank you to all of you who donated/entered...I know that winning an iPad for $10 is a good deal but I also know that most of you wanted to bless us by helping and that so many of you have been praying which is so important!  We appreciate you so much...and if I could buy 52 prizes so everyone could win, I totally would.  Charles won't let me:/  We prayed for each of you as we got ready to choose a winner this morning....

Thank you Thank you Thank You Thank You

So Here is the part you have been waiting for........

iPad Winner:               Brian and Lupe Lee
2nd Prize:                              James and Rebecca Caggegi
3rd Prize:                               Dani Bacon
4th Prize:                               Nancy Tumbas
5th Prize:                               Lori Sterling
6th Prize:                               Miray Jaska
7th Prize:                               Meg Schneider 

Congratulations to all of you....I will be contacting you in order, so that you can choose from the available prizes.

Here are the stats for those of you who are stat nerds...like me.
51           People Played
300         Total Votes (including shares)
$2,420    Total Raised 

44 people donated $50 or less
7 people donated over $50
5 of our 7 winners donated $100 or more

Again..Thank you...This has been really SO fun and has helped us get ever so close to our goal....China...here we come!

We are set to leave on September 13th and covet your prayers that our Travel Approval will come this week so that can work out for us....But we know that if it doesn't that ALL things work together for good for those that love the Lord and are called according to His purposes....and we will leave the first part of October.  Either way, God is Good, All the Time.


Win an iPad!!

UPDATE 8/24!!!!!  We are on our way!!  We got our Article 5 which is the last official step before our Travel Approval that should come in the next 10 days.  We are so thrilled, excited, nervous, uncontrollably antsy, AND only $3000 short of our goal!  Please consider donating just $10 and get a chance to win that iPad you have wanted for so long:)

Some very wonderful people have donated items to give away for second, third, fourth...etc, places!  Please check them out, if your name is drawn second you will get to choose which of the donated items you want.

We are SO close!!We got I800 approval!!!! Now we are waiting for Article 5 and then final Travel Approval.  As many of you know we expect to travel in September and we are so thrilled to finally bring Henry home!!  We have been so blessed by the generosity of all of our friends and family and truly there will never be any way to repay you.  

With everything moving along quite quickly and now that we have a date to travel, we have come to the realization that we are still short about $4000.  I know it seems like so much but truly if you consider where we started, we are SO close!!  Please consider helping out and get an opportunity to win.

For the month of August we are offering an 
iPad 2 - 16GB!

Heres how it works....$10 per ticket or $40 for 5 tickets....PLUS, if you share this link on your facebook page you will get an additional ticket free!  Just click on the donate button on the right side of your screen and we will notify the winner by email on August 31st.

Additional Donated items for runner ups:

This is truly the cutest thing!  It is a travel bag for your under garments....it zips at the top and has a compartment for clean and laundry.  My super talented sister makes them:)  Check out her etsy store: Plum Cozy Cottage

My sister will also donate a percentage of any Memory Quilts ordered in the next two weeks.  These quilts are truly amazing, she takes special clothing, jerseys, etc and turns them into a special keepsake.  Check them out!

This adorable "thirty-one" overnight bag was donated by a dear friend:) It is just big enough to hold all your necessities but not too big that it won't fit into your luggage!  Thank you Chrissy!    You can also visit her website for other super fun choices:  http://www.mythirtyone.com/ChrissyD/  

 I am SO excited! The wonderful Kara from Elislids.com has been such a sweet support to us as this last year.  She donated 25% of the sales of her amazing child sized fedora over the past 6 months and today she donated these two hats to add to our raffle gifts. What a complete blessing...Thank you Kara:)

Kisses from Katie is a story of what God can accomplish through one willing heart.  At 18, Katie moved to Africa to teach the children and has now adopted 13 Ugandan girls.  This is another one that I am going to be sure to buy for my trip to China!  Thank you Willette Family, you are the best!

 I am thrilled thrilled thrilled to have one of these to give away as well.  Made by Jubilee's Jewels you can go to her website and buy one as well...she is amazingly talented and creates the most amazing pieces for fundraisers for families who are adopting.http://jubileesjewels.com/Isaiah-61-3-necklace

OR...You may choose one of my custom made quilts...a perfect gift for a loved one or for yourself!   

Word on the street is that there are several more items coming soon so don't fret boys...and come back often to see what there is to win:)
Good Luck!!

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