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Jake & Sydnie Muessen

January 14, 2023 | Simpsonville, SC

We are Jake and Sydnie Muessen. We have been married 8 years and have two daughters ages 5 and 2. The Lord has been stirring in each of our hearts separately for years and has given us both a desire to care for the orphan specifically through adoption. We stepped out in obedience and faith about a year ago and through prayer were led to international adoption and India.

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Waiting Child

Orphan | India

We are currently waiting for approval from India, which we hope to have in December. Upon receiving this approval, we will officially be eligible to match with a child. Matching typically takes anywhere from 0 to 6 months. We will be adopting a child between 0 and 3 years old. We are eager for this next step in the process and can’t wait to bring our child home.

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Widow | South Carolina

Autumn lost her beloved husband, Ben, to brain cancer about 3 years ago. Autumn and Ben have 10-year-old twins who Autumn is now raising as a single mom. She also works full-time for a healthcare company. Our team is excited to serve Autumn around her home in the tangible ways she needs most. Projects will include limb trimming, leaf removal, landscaping, mulching, pressure washing, front-door repair, ceiling repair, decluttering, and cleaning.

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 an orphan to become adopted into a forever family. Will you sponsor us?

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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 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 orphans into their forever families.