Joe & Katie Pater

Sun Prairie, WI

Our family is in the process of adopting two amazing teenagers. We hosted Monta and Robert through a orphan hosting program. Through this, they were able to spend 8 weeks with our family. They experienced the love of a mother and father, the joys of being a big brother and sister. They were able to feel the support that only family and love can provide. In return, we fell in love with them. It was so difficult to say goodbye when they needed to leave last summer. We knew that we had a place for them in our hearts and in our family.

Our family is in the process of adopting two amazing teenagers. We hosted Monta and Robert through a orphan hosting program. Through this, they were able to spend 8 weeks with our family. They experienced the love of a mother and father, the joys of being a big brother and sister. They were able to feel the support that only family and love can provide. In return, we fell in love with them. It was so difficult to say goodbye when they needed to leave last summer. We knew that we had a place for them in our hearts and in... read more

Monta and Robert

Orphans Latvia

We see so much potential in these kids and pray that we can be a light in their life and help them succeed. This is far from a traditional adoption and will have its own sets of challenges and needs for support. This experience has been so enriching for our younger children who look up to Monta and Rob so much. They bring so much to our family and we want to make this adoption happen more then anything. After 10 years living in an orphanage, it is time to bring them home.

Ms. Patty

Widow Sun Prairie, WI

Patty is a wonderful lady who has spent her life helping serve others. She is a United States Veteran who is currently serving at the VA hospital in Madison WI. This past year Patty battled with Brain Cancer. This was a very difficult time especially being widowed. Her fight with cancer limited her ability to be able to keep up maintenance on her home. Patty has a heart of gold and this will be a wonderful chance to give back to someone who has served our country and community selflessly.

Our Both Hands Project

Project February 23, 2019

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?

Help bring Monta and Robert home!

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Avoid credit card processing fees by mailing a donation check payable to "Lifesong for Orphans" and mail to:

Lifesong for Orphans
P.O. Box 40 
Gridley, IL 61744
write in the memo line "Pater #8066"

Your donation is tax-deductible! *In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to the 501(c)3 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 does not charge an administrative fee and raises its operating support separately from adoption projects. Both Hands is a member of the Evangelic Council for Financial Accountability. Both Hands partners with Lifesong for Orphans to provide adoption accounts for families. Our mission together is to eliminate the financial barrier to bringing orphans into forever families. Donors who supply their email will receive a tax receipt upon donation. Those who leave it blank will receive a mailed tax receipt at year end for donations over $250.
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Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress...

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