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Hello everyone, After many years of trying to conceive and numerous medical treatments, we realized that our journey to become parents will be different than what we imagined. The heartbreaks we have been through didn't stop us from wanting to be parents; the love we have to give is leading us forward. We both have loved ones in our families that were brought to us through adoption. It's something we already value and see as a good and positive choice. Since God has not brought a child into our lives through the "old-fashioned way," we believe He has a different plan for us. The costs for adoption are immense and we have found it challenging to keep up. We are seeking financial help from anyone and everyone, so we can finally have a baby in our home, in our lives, and in our arms. We sincerely are grateful for any kind of support you are willing to share. God Bless,   Christopher and Elena Hoops


Update 5/7/19

We are in Kentucky and we have met our son and we adore him. 

Please pray for his mom and her family and that the transition and legal proceedings smoothly.

UPDATE 5/16/19

We made it home last night. Alexander got to meet his grandma for the first time and the two were in love! We are so grateful for the donations we received so far. Please share our donations page regularly and to as wide of a group you can, so we can meet our expenses.
The amount says $10,000, but in reality, we will be about $35,000 all in. We will need to pay about $21,000 in the next 10 days. So please, donate if you can!

  1. We want to wish a very enthusiastic thank you for those who have donated! We have been live for about 24 hours and so many people have shared the link to social media and have donated as well. We are on our way!!
    Thank you all, very much for sharing this with us.


Jesse Pflueger

Monica Henderson


Megan Ressel

Sarah Dickerson

I am very excited for you two! This will be a hard and wild ride but it will be ssssooooo worth it in the end!! I wish you both all the luck in the world through this amazing journey!

Sarah Clausing

Rebecca Knight

Tayla Bilson

Joshua Hill

You guys will make great parents. Good luck!



Blessings from a fellow Orthodox Christian in California. :)

Beth Union

Robert Carrillo

Wish you guys the best of luck.


This is such a great cause and I really want this to work out for you both.

Gal Deneff

Good luck!

Robert Carrillo

I wanted to see you guys get 10% of your goal so this is the reason why I donated twice. Plus, I want in on this time share option you got going with the future Robert Jr ( yes he will be named after me) :)

Emily Lum

Love you both, prayers for this journey!

Sunny Freedman

Because of parents like you the future of the kids will be bright ????

Robert Carrillo

Did I win yet?

Emily Rayl

We wish you all the best in the journey! -Miles and Emily

Dana, Adam & Lana Marcroft

Hi Hoops family! SOOOOOO happy for you THREE now!! Congrats on the birth of your new addition ♥️ I wish we had enough money to give you every bit that you need. Many, many blessings to you all!

Paige Miller

Congratulations! We are so happy for you guys and can’t wait to meet your little boy!

Dawn Wendland

So happy for you! May God shine His love upon you always!

Kent Stieler

Liv Stecker

Rumyana Tsoneva

Good luck! God bless you all!

Katia Ogan


Kevin Whalen

Do dis t'ing, yo!

Michael Park

Love you, Hoops family! I'm very happy for you.

Daniel Tucker

Christ is risen and you are parents! Congratulations! ~Tucker Family

David Hooper

Congratulations! I’m so happy for you guys and for Alexander.

Dave Sitler

Blessings on your adoption!

Michael Sconce

Kaitlin and I are so happy for both of you! I know it's been a long journey but you have a family now! We wish you all the luck in the world!

Suzy Petrovic-Sweney

Congratulations!! Parenthood is the absolute best life experience you will ever have! I am thrilled for the three of you and may you be blessed with many years of health and happiness. <3

Kerri Fox

Congratulations to all three of you! And welcome home, Alexander!

Petya Dimitrova

Elena Schump

Dustin Janzen

(Dan and) Susan Eby

Congratulations on the safe arrival of Alexander! May you have good success as you raise him in for the glory of God. May his life bring much joy to many!

Penny Kidd

Thank you for giving this boy a loving home. As a prior caseworker I know the need and feel your pain and joy all at once. Don’t listen ether negativity. Look for FAFLC (Foster and Adoptive Families of Larimer County https://m.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Foster-and-Adoptive-Families-of-Larimer-County-313061752042766/) Peace

Tami Roskamp

Saw your story on Nextdoor. Blessings on you and your family!

AnnaGrace Knudtsen

Congratulations! So excited for your family. :)

Margarita Kouzmanova

Congratulations, happy parents! Your dream came true! Wishing you a lifetime of happiness and love!

Jonathan Busch

Congratulations. Long road ahead but lots of joy. Enjoy this time.

Rachel Montany

I meant to do this awhile ago... Love you all! I'm happy to contribute to Alex's price tag - he is a handsome little guy, and I'm so glad he's part of the family!

Dana Allen

Gayle Evans