My friend, M and I have been trying to get together for a couple weeks now. But between our 5 combined kids and our husbands and our own schedules, it hasn’t been working out. We needed some girl time. Some mommas-off-the-clock-time. So we-only-have-to-worry-about-us-time. Some we’ve-been-friends-for-10-years-we-need-to-catch-up-time.
That opportunity came Saturday morning as I was scrambling for a date because I couldn’t find a sitter. (Reliefs? Ha. We don’t even have a starting line up!) Fortunately, she was free and the date was set (and we even both had cocktail attire to boot!) Plus, we were both looking pretty darn good, too!
We went to check out Best Dessert Atlanta, a fundraiser to help support critical programs and services that will work to solve the orphan crisis and help families navigate the adoption process via Adoption Discovery. It happened to be at a local Porsche dealership where we were able to touch cars that are quite out of our price range (as well as won’t hold the collective 5 car seats). I call dibs on the Porsche minivan!
In addition there were 6 different desserts to taste from several local places to Atlanta. I was good. I only tried two…and boy were they delicious (I steered clear of the ones that were mostly dairy for my tummy’s sake). I didn’t taste the winning cheesecake, but I’m sure it was awesome. They also had Grey Goose there with three signature tasty adult beverages to try out.
Oh, did I mention that the MC was none other than Dolvette Quince a trainer from The Biggest Loser? Well, he was. And, yeah, I got a fuzzy, not well lit picture with him (I wasn’t thinking I would get one, but we popped in to check out the silent auction and I had to ask for a picture. He obliged and asked my name.
There were many people there supporting this great cause. They also had a silent auction with things like guitars signed by Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney. And a CD signed by the Biebs himself. It was a very successful event that I would definitely consider supporting next year. You can always check out Adoption Discovery now for more information on bridging the gap.
Learn How Adoption Discovery Is Connecting Parents With Children
Who Needs Your Help?
- 150,000 children available for adoption in the U.S.
- 160 million children available for adoption worldwide
- If 4 out of 10 people consider adoption (that’s 81 million) but less than 1% adopt, what is happening to the millions left, considering?
Why the Orphan Crisis?
- Lack of Support
- Lack of Guidance
- Lack of Accurate and Timely Information
Adoption Discovery provides Real Help, Real Support and Real Answers! Adoption Discovery was created to bridge the gap of information and support for everyone considering adoption. The program makes adoption information easy to understand. Our past participants say “A little bit of unbiased, easy information can make all the difference in the world when you are in the adoption process!”
Their goal is to raise $25,000 to enable us to launch new technology that will allow individuals everywhere in the U.S. to participate in the Adoption Discovery educational support program. They hope to help solve the orphan crisis.
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