I have been crunching numbers to figure out exactly what we need now to get our babes home. I am crossing off everything we have already paid and adding in what has been donated.
Here is my latest assessment of the situation!
Social Worker Application Fee $250-Paid
Passports $140 each-$280-Paid
Home Study Fee $2000-Paid
Reece's Rainbow Voice of Hope Fund $250-Paid
Reece's Rainbow Application Fee $25-Paid
USCIS Fees $890-Paid
Marriage Certificates $35-Paid
FBI Clearance $80-Paid
Various Postage about $200 already paid-Still needing about $30-$200 ( all depends on if I there is a family that can hand carry documents for us or we have to send them to Eastern Europe.)
Apostille Fees $650-Still need approximately $115
Travel to Europe $7850- NEED!
Adoption Fees $9000-$8500 NEEDED!
Travel in Country $500- NEED!
Child's Medical Appt for Visa $220-NEED!
Child's Visa Application $230-NEED!
Child's Passport and Expedition Fees $500-NEED!
2nd child fees $5,000 (Sawyer!)-NEED!
Living in Europe for 5 weeks $3500- NEED!
Travel Items $250-NEED!
Emergency Fund $1000-NEED!
Estimate to bring home Beatrice and Sawyer-$32,710
Amount in Beatrice's Grant-$7883.47
Amount in Sawyer's Grant-$201.50
Cu1rrent amount raised in our Family Sponsorship Page (FSP)-$1726.49
Amount already paid- $5'045
Amount raised in person-$224
Amount still needed to bring our babies home-$17,629.54
This still looks huge but you know what? It use to read $23,582.28 still needed! He is faithful!!!
We have a Yard sale planned this weekend, an online auction starting shortly after, and others who are still helping us fundraise! Please continue to pray for us as we travel this road the Lord has set before us!!
Thank you all! As always, prayer for smooth and quick paperwork is appreciated!
In his Mercy,