May Fundraising Family: Meet the Berrys

May 20, 2015 by nohandsbutours fundraisers, fundraising for adoption, May 2015 Featured Fundraising Family 0 Comments

No Hands But Ours is committed to encouraging, informing and supporting families as they pursue adoption through the special needs program in China. In an effort to be more purposeful in supporting in-process families as they stretch financially to adopt, we are now featuring one fundraising family per month. If you would like your family …Read More

four families found

March 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Family Found, fundraisers, Liberty 0 Comments


Advocating for Children Who Wait is an important part of what we do here on No Hands But Ours. We celebrate with great joy every time we learn that there is a Family Found for one of these children. Today we would like to share four children who were highlighted on NHBO who now have …Read More

40 fundraising families. And a challenge for you.

December 20, 2014 by nohandsbutours affording adoption, fundraisers, fundraising for adoption, Kristi, Stefanie, the little light project 1 Comments


Last week we shared the organizations working on behalf of the fatherless in China. 19 incredible organizations that I hope you’ve had a chance to read about and consider how you might partner with one. Today we are featuring fundraising families. 40 of them. Whew. The too-many-to-count hours spent compiling and formatting the information for …Read More

10 Tips for a Successful Adoption Yard Sale Fundraiser

June 30, 2014 by nohandsbutours affording adoption, fundraisers, Nicole C. 2 Comments

After weeks of planning and organizing taking over a good portion of my time, we hosted our yard sale fundraiser on Saturday!  I know many, many, many adoptive families have done yard sale fundraisers with great success who can also give you awesome advice.  But for what it’s worth, here’s my 2 cents on planning …Read More

22 ways to raise funds for your adoption

March 14, 2014 by nohandsbutours affording adoption, Amy A., fundraisers, fundraising for adoption 4 Comments

Hello! My name is Amy Abell, and I am so excited to have this opportunity to be a guest blogger for No Hands But Ours. I began blogging soon after I became pregnant with my first son, Noah, in 2007 and continued to blog when my second son, Liam, surprised us with a cleft lip …Read More

village to village

October 2, 2012 by nohandsbutours affording adoption, fundraisers 0 Comments

If you are in the process of adopting or have already adopted, I encourage you to check out Village to Village. Village to Village is a 501(c)(3) that offers fundraising for adopting families – up to $10,000 – without a laundry list of requirements. And they also offer a way for everyone to get involved …Read More

Give1Save1 Asia

August 15, 2012 by nohandsbutours fundraisers, Stefanie 1 Comments

From Tonya Garrick at Give1Save1 and the contact for the G1S1 Asia page: We are off to a great start, with all 3 families of the week reaching or passing $1000. This week’s family is at $1600… it’s been super exciting to help these families! The process is very simple: — An adoptive family from …Read More

One Hundred Good Wishes

March 12, 2010 by nohandsbutours fundraisers 1 Comments

One Hundred Good Wishes is where community supports adoptive families. It is a free fundraising web-based tool for adoptive families seeking to raise partial or full support for their adoptions. One Hundred Good Wishes website was inspired by the Northern Chinese tradition called Bai Jia Bei, or “100 Good Wishes” quilt – a tradition which …Read More