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Micah & Achelle Barsness

June 1, 2024 | Madison, WI

Hello! We are the Barsness family! We have been married for 10 years and are blessed with three awesome kiddos, two of whom came to us through the gift of adoption. Our journey to adoption began several years ago after miscarriage and infertility challenges. Our love and passion for adoption have only grown stronger as we’ve seen God work through our previous adoptions. We feel called to pursue adoption once again and are excited to grow our family by one more!

**Donations to this project will be matched up to $4,000!!**

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Baby Barsness

Domestic Adoption | United States

We are currently pursuing a domestic infant adoption through Nightlight Christian Adoptions. We expect to wait anywhere from 1-3 years for a placement, but rest in God’s timing and faithfulness. We’re excited to welcome whoever God brings into our home and family! The total cost for our adoption expenses is estimated to be at least $45,000.

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Widow | Wisconsin

Lisa is a kind and loving family friend of ours. Lisa and her husband Bill celebrated 32 years of marriage before he passed away in December 2021. Lisa is blessed with nine children and is also a proud grandma to one granddaughter. We’re truly honored and thrilled to give back to Lisa through this project!

A Different Kind of Fundraiser

A team of volunteers is completing a service project of fixing up a widow's home. We are raising sponsorship for our day of service. The funds raised will help a child to become adopted into a forever family. Will you sponsor us?

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Both Hands
Attn: Barsness 1200
PO Box 2705
Brentwood, TN 37024
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Both Hands Foundation is an approved 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Please note that in following IRS guidelines, your donation is to the non-profit organization Both Hands Foundation. Both Hands governing board retains full discretion over the donation's use, but intend to honor the donor's suggestion. Both Hands is a member of the Evangelic Council for Financial Accountability.


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We don’t take a penny out of the funds raised for adoption or orphan care for ourselves.

We are committed to doing everything we can to help our Both Hands families afford adoption. That’s why we don't take out any administrative fees from donations to our projects.

We raise funds for our operations separately through support from donors like you. By supporting Both Hands, you help us serve more adoptive families, bless more widows, and bring even more children into their forever families.