Katie is a teenager!

March 31, 2015 at 11:57 PM by Susanna

Last week, Katie had the best birthday party she’s had since coming home.  It was fun watching her revel in the whole thing; she is so expressive and her enjoyment is contagious!  She knew just how it was supposed to go by watching everyone else’s birthday parties all year–Grandpa and Grandma, balloon, singing Happy Birthday, blowing out the candles, eating birthday cake, and opening presents!  She knew it was her turn to have a special day.  It’s time for Happy Birthday to KATIE!!  It was adorable!

She and I have a little dancing game we play together, and it goes like this, with a big lovey squeeze at the end…

Big girl, good girl,
Sweet girl, smart girl,
Funny girl, happy girl,
MY GIRL!!!!!

You can see all these and more in the many faces of Katie~

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Breaking Free Brandon auction opening soon!

March 31, 2015 at 10:59 PM by Susanna

The Breaking Free Brandon auction starts tonight at midnight and runs for seven days, from April 1st to the 7th.  Check it out at the Hidden Treasures auction website here!

Have you wondered why Brandon’s matching grant fund didn’t double to $10,000?  The $5000 of donations was fully matched, but because of a glitch on the YouCaring site, it was given to the Thorntons using their Reece’s Rainbow Family Sponsorship Page instead of their YouCaring fund.  We’re hoping this Hidden Treasures auction will bring them very close to being fully funded.

Only $3000 to go!

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Breaking Free Brandon auction is one week away!

March 25, 2015 at 10:22 PM by Susanna

NOTE:  The following post is written by Amanda Unroe,  coordinator of the Hidden Treasures online adoption fundraiser auctions.

 

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Ok, so we are one week from being in full swing! I am so excited to show you some of the things that this auction has in store, but I am even more excited to have you all be a part of it…..This time next week the bids should already be rolling in…..
Do you have something you are willing to donate? Have you been praying for Brandon? (If so it worked because his family got the USCIS approval this week!) There is so much to do and we need your help to make this auction a success. Don’t forget to send me pictures and descriptions so that I can get the auction ready to go LIVE!

Thank you so much for being a part of Brandon’s story!

Love in Christ,
Amanda Unroe
redeeminghiddentreasures@gmail.com

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