Friday, March 4, 2011

iPad Giveaway!!

So, all of you who have been following our blog might have noticed that our fundraising efforts have been a lil' bit on the slow-pokey side of things. Well, we are hoping to shake things up a bit 'round here and get some momentum going! We are SO excited to announce our first giveaway to raise funds for our adoption! We are giving away a 16 GB iPad w/WiFi!! It's easy to enter. Donations made to our adoption fund will enter you for a chance to win this very cool prize! Here is how it works-

$5- 1 entry
$20- 5 entries
$35- 9 entries
$50- 13 entries
$75- 19 entries
$100- 25 entries
$150- 40 entries

Tell your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers about this AWESOME opportunity to win a GREAT prize and contribute to an AMAZING cause as well! Please spread the word about our fundraiser and help us bring our boys home!! One FREE entry will be given to those of you that will post about our giveaway on your Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, website or blog page! Just leave us a comment with your email letting us know and we will make sure that you get your free entry. We will contact the winner by email. The giveaway starts today and ends March 31. We will announce the winner on April 1st!
Before I close, Tim and I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to our cause so far. We are humbled and incredibly blessed by God's provision and faithfulness. This venture has helped us to look up, draw near, and trust our Savior. Please continue to keep us in your prayers as we work to get our sweet boys home. Have a blessed day y'all!!

"For nothing is impossible with God."
~Luke 1:37

In His Grip,


  1. love this Nikole and am praying for this entire process :)

  2. I posted about this on my blog!! ( and I'm off to donate now!

  3. just donated, and shared on my FB. Good luck!
    Mary Hobson, mom to three from China
    Charlottesville VA

  4. Donation from the Ristow 6.
    You are in our prayers!

  5. Sorry I don't have Facebook or any of the others except Twittter. So I Tweeted it. : )

  6. Hey Nikole, I posted on my facebook. Praying that God continues to bless this fund raiser until the very end!!

  7. Hi! I just sent in $20 for 5 entries and posted this to facebook. Congrats on your adoptions, and one of these days I hope to win one of these giveaways! ;o}

    Much love to you;


  8. Donated and posting on Facebook. Praying for your family!

  9. amazing! here's my tweet
    with every blessing for ALL you require from God...

  10. Donated a little more. It's so wonderful to see that chip-in rising! Praise the Lord!

  11. i've just blogged your adoption desire and venture here
    praying for you and blessing you in it...

  12. another blog of mine now carries your adoption hopes as well!

  13. looks like you have to mouse over my messages to get the direct links to the blogposts ~
    just so you don't miss the connxns - they are in the comment messages above ") blessings <3

  14. also to note, these auto tweet as they're posted, so that's at least 2 more postings of your heart's desire. they may even be re-tweeted and others will retweet the blog posts so God's will be done! grateful to have opps to advance your cause ~ may God advance His cause in it...

  15. Posted to my facebook & donated what I can. <3 I do hope you get your boys soon!

  16. Just donated. I saw it on FB last night. tried to donate then but my computer was giving me issues. Praying all goes smoothly and quickly for your adoptions. Also hoping you get ALL the money you need.

  17. TX family's adoption hopes w/ giveaway posted Faith Hope & Cherrytea via @_InSpirit
    tweeted just now ~ God bless!
    funeral today of my friend's 28 yr old only daughter... children & families matter!

  18. @_InSpirit just tweeted "adoption hopes... via @_InSpirit r u able to help?"

    and 3 more retweets from visitors to FHC blogspot...

  19. the above blogpost currently at 240 views {38 in the past 20 minutes} since tweeting it !