Waiting Families

More families are available that are not pictured on the website, please contact 1-800-314-3370 to meet with a counselor and view more waiting families. Click on their name or picture for more information.


Eric & Kimberly Waiting Family Photo 2017 Eric & Kimberly- Married 7 years. Eric works as a Product Marketing Manager and Kimberly is a Stay-at-Home Mom and part-time Interior Design. They have a 5 year old biological son Markus. Eric enjoys playing guitar and piano, listening to music, home projects, building things and biking, running, landscaping, bonfires and fishing outside. Kimberly enjoys being in women’s Bible study, baking treats, healthy cooking, organizing, biking, hiking, gardening, being outdoors and looking at fashion and interior design magazines.
Blayne & Tonya Waiting Family Photo Blayne & Tonya- Married 6 years. Blayne works as a Grain Farmer, Farmers Coop Employee/Seed Warehouse Manager and Tonya is a Stay-at-Home Mom. They have a 4 year old biological son Andrew. Blayne enjoys agriculture, professional baseball, college basketball, bowling and fishing. Tonya enjoys travel, volunteering, reading, writing, Bible Study, and time with family/friends.
Chris & Isabelle Waiting Families Photo Chris & Isabelle- Married 21 years. Chris works as a Medical Device Research & Development Technician and Isabelle as a Medical Research Consultant. They have 2 biological sons, 10 year old James and 7 year old Louis. Isabelle and Chris enjoy spending time with family and friends, outdoor adventures with the boys, church activities, travelling, visiting family and friends in France, camping and hiking, movies.
Sam & Ashley Waiting Family Photo Sam & Ashley- Married 6 ¾ years. Sam works as an Operational Risk Consultant and Ashley works as a Kindergarten Teacher. They have 2 children, a 3 ¾ year old biological daughter Amira and a 1 year old adopted son Brighton. Sam enjoys basketball, volleyball, doing home improvement projects and watching movies. Ashley enjoys reading, listening to music, crafts and being outside.
John & Samantha Waiting Family Photo John & Samantha- Married 10 years. John works as a Government Appraiser and Samantha works as a Special Education Teacher in an Elementary School. John enjoys exercising, making people laugh, going to sporting events, shooting basketball, spending time with family and friends, traveling to new and interesting places, walking the dogs, and likes trains. Samantha enjoys spending time with family and friends doing lots of different activities, exercising, walking, softball, dance, working with children, taking pictures, watching and playing sports, babysitting my nephew, traveling, going out on the river/lake and playing with my dogs..
Nathan & Genna Waiting Family Photo Nathan & Genna- Married 13 years. Nathan works as a Farmer and Genna works as a Customer Service Representative at a Bank. They have a 2 ½ year old adopted son, Bentley. Nathan enjoys farming, gardening, boating, camping, and spending time with Bentley on the farm. Genna enjoys riding horse, cooking, baking, scrapbooking, camping, reading books, and singing with Bentley.
Jesse & Laura Waiting Family Photo Jesse & Laura- Married 6 ¾ years. Jesse works as a Farmer and Laura works as a Billing Clerk. They have an almost 2 year old biological daughter Hayden. Jesse enjoys trains, religion, Sustainable Ag, fishing, cooking, music, movies, gardening, spending time with friends/family, spending time at the lake, boating and grilling. Laura enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, movies, music, traveling and spending time outdoors and at the lake.
Rob & Michelle Waiting Families Photo Rob & Michelle- Married 12 years. Rob works as an IT Architect and Michelle works as an Assistant Financial Controller. They have 3 biological sons, an 11 year old named Grant, a 9 year old named Tyson and a 6 year old named Brody. Rob enjoys running, coaching and sports. Michelle enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Luke & Briana Waiting Family Photo Luke & Briana- Married 3 ½ years. Luke works as a Union Carpenter and Briana is a Stay-at-Home Mom. They have a 2 year old biological daughter Penelope. Luke enjoys being outside, especially camping – time with family & friends – playing sports & watching Minnesota sports teams. Briana enjoys time with family & friends – date nights – being outside & playing/watching sports – crafts – walks.
Matt & Stacy Waiting Family Photo Matt & Stacy- Married 11 years. Matt works as a Youth Pastor and Stacy is a Stay-at-Home Mom. They have 3 biological sons, a 9 year old named Caleb, a 7 year old named Luke and an almost 4 year old named Noah. Matt enjoys fishing, hunting, building and spending time with family and friends. Stacy enjoys children, books, nutrition, cake-decorating, and spending time with family and friends.
Matt & Juliet Waiting Families Photo Matt & Juliet- Married 9 years. Matt works as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and Juliet is a Stay-at-Home Mom/RN. They have 3 biological daughters, a 5 ½ year old named Nola, a 4 year old named Sage, and a 1 year old named Quinn. Matt enjoys time with kids, running, biking, boating, time with family, and reading. Juliet enjoys crafts with the kids, running, gardening, canning, reading and games.
Kenton & Kristina Waiting Family Photo Kenton & Kristina- Married 3 years. Kenton works as a Diesel Mechanic & Farmer and Kristina works as a Pre-School Teacher and 5th – 8th grade Volleyball Coach. Kenton enjoys fishing, golfing, football, and hanging with friends. Kristina enjoys baking, crocheting, teaching, volleyball, and spending time with kids.
Zach & Jessica Waiting Family Photo 2 Zach & Jessica- Married 8 years. Zach is a Pastor and Jessica is a Stay-at-Home Mom/Photographer. They have 2 biological children, a 4 year old son named Syrus and a 2 year old daughter named Etta. Zach enjoys fishing, wood working projects, getting creative with cooking, reading, DIY home & auto projects, bike rides, and being outdoors. Jessica enjoys photography, piano, pilates, coffee, board games, craft projects, and organization.
Graham & Stacy waiting Family Photo 2016 Graham & Stacy- Married 7 ½ years. Graham works as a Regional Sales Manager and Stacy works as a Medical Office Manager. Graham enjoys farming, walking/running and playing with the dog, golfing, sports (football, basketball, baseball, and racing), vegetable gardening, canning, fishing, hunting, camping, traveling and adventure, history and weather. Stacy enjoys gardening (both flowers and vegetables), traveling, golfing, photography, crafts, nature, walking, yoga, playing with the dog, fishing, camping, canning, baking, reading, music, cooking, baseball and volleyball.
Kenton & Kristina Waiting Family Photo Kenton & Kristina- – - – - – - ON HOLD - – — Married 3 years. Kenton works as a Diesel Mechanic & Farmer and Kristina works as a Pre-School Teacher and 5th – 8th grade Volleyball Coach. Kenton enjoys fishing, golfing, football, and hanging with friends. Kristina enjoys baking, crocheting, teaching, volleyball, and spending time with kids.
Josh & Lindsey Waiting Family photo Josh & Lindsey- – - – - – - ON HOLD - – — Married almost 4 years. Josh works as a Director of Worship at a college and Lindsey is an 8th grade Social Studies teacher. They have a 1 ½ year old adopted daughter named Diamond. Josh enjoys music, playing guitar and drums, leading worship, backpacking, canoeing, working out, and reading. Lindsey enjoys reading, writing/journaling, art, scrapbooking, camping, and playing piano
Kevin & Susie Waiting Families Photo Kevin & Susie- – - – - – - ON HOLD - – —Married 2 ½ years. Kevin works as a Senior Financial Analyst and Susie works as an Accounting Manager. Kevin enjoys watching/playing sports, fishing, golfing, wood-working, spending time outside-landscaping & cutting trees. Susie enjoys working in her flower garden, playing card games with family and friends, cooking, baking, singing in her church choir & music.
Taylor & Rylee Waiting Family Photo Taylor & Rylee- – - – - – - ON HOLD - – —Married 5 years. Taylor works as a High School PE & Health Teacher and Rylee works as an Accounts Payable Clerk. Taylor enjoys spending time with family, sports, coaching, hunting, traveling, and helping others. Rylee enjoys spending time with family, sports, reading, being outdoors, and traveling.
Kyle & Megan Waiting Family Photo Kyle & Megan- – - – - – ON HOLD - – —Married 6 years. Kyle works in Law Enforcement, Megan works as an Elementary Art Teacher. They have 2 biological sons, a 4 ½ year old named Carter and a 15-month-old named Jaydon. Kyle enjoys playing outside with the kids and the dogs, hunting, hiking, watching the Vikings and Hawkeyes football, spending time & boating at the lake. Megan enjoys playing with the kids, cooking, traveling, photography, reading, crafting and spending time outside.
Grant & Kelly Waiting Family Photo Grant & Kelly- – - – - – ON HOLD - – — Married 6 years. Grant owns a lawn and landscaping business and Kelly works in mental health and part-time for their church. Grant enjoys sports, working out, reading, remodeling projects and being outdoors. Kelly enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, baking, reading, being outdoors and traveling.
Dennis & Beth Waiting Family Photo Dennis & Beth- – - – - – ON HOLD - – — Married 7 years. Dennis works as a Farmer and Beth works as an Accountant. Dennis enjoys fishing, hunting, farming and outdoor activities. Beth enjoys reading, crafts, spending time at the lake, gardening and baking.
Erik & Erica Waiting Family Photo Erik & Erica- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – - – - Married 3 ¾ years. Erik works as an Agronomist and Farmer, Erica works as a Registered Nurse. Erik enjoys agriculture, history, Twins Baseball, Gophers Football, maps, wood cutting, coffee, time with friends & family & being outside. Erica enjoys gardening, crafts, scrapbooking, canning, cooking, entertaining, walks, church activities, being outside, & time with family & friends.
Ben & Sara Waiting Family Photo 2 Ben & Sara- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – —Married 7 years. Ben works as a Training Specialist and Sara works part-time as an educator and facilitates art workshops. Ben enjoys cooking, music and songwriting. Sara enjoys creating, photography, and cultural outings. Together they enjoy taking walks, creating, time with friends in the community, and helping out in their community.
Grant & Ronni Waiting Families Photo Grant & Ronni- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – — Married 6 years. Grant works as a custom home construction worker and part-time hog farmer, Ronni works as Creative Director/Graphic Designer. They have a two year old adopted son, Julian. Grant enjoys grilling and smoking meat for family and friends, riding atv and tinkering in the shop. Veronica enjoys designing, photography, decorating, crafting, organizing and working out.
Todd & Sara Waiting Family Photo Todd & Sara- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT- – - – - Married 16 years. Todd is a Director of Business Operations/Owner and Sara works as a Nurse. They have 3 biological daughters, a 12 year old named Kendra, a 10 year old named Ava and a 6 year old named Breanna. Todd enjoys family, sports, church and travel. Sara enjoys family, church, travel, reading and cooking.
Ben & Amy Waiting Families Photo Ben & Amy - – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – —Married almost 7 years. Ben works as a Project Engineer and Amy owns a Math Tutoring Business. Ben enjoys building projects, home improvements, walking/hiking, working out, gardening, reading, legos, learning, and board games. Amy enjoys baking, cooking, reading, crafts & sewing, going on walks, working out, gardening, and board games.
Ross & Kristen Waiting Family Picture Ross & Kristen- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – - – -Married 3 years. Ross works as a Farmer and Kristen works as a Greenhouse Grower. Ross enjoys singing, playing instruments, reading, designing/building projects, games & traveling. Kristen enjoys scrapbooking, games, meeting family/friends, housekeeping, playing piano & working with children.
Nick & Kristen Waiting Family Photo Nick & Kristen- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – - – - Married 12 years. Nick works the National Services Director at a Large Insurance Company and Kristen is a Stay-at-Home Mom. They have 2 adopted daughters, a 5 year old named Emma and a 4 year old named Nyla. Nick enjoys basketball, softball, golf, being a dad – playing with kids, and hiking. Kristen enjoys hanging out with family & friends, running, traveling and hiking.
Mitch & Katie Waiting Families Photo Mitch & Katie- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – - – - Married 14 years. Mitch is a business owner/structural engineer, Katie is a stay-at-home mother. They have 2 adopted sons, a 7 year old named Elias, and a 5 year old named Josiah. Mitch enjoys golfing, snowmobiling in the mountains, hunting, lake days, home projects, Bison football and spicy wings at BWW. Katie enjoys lake days, scrapbooking, drinking coffee, running, volunteering at the boys’ school, family vacations and date night with Mitch.
Jason & Kelsey Waiting Family Photo Jason & Kelsey- – - – - – CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PLACEMENT - – - – -Married 6 years. Jason works as a Mechanical Engineer and Kelsey works as a Pharmacy Tech. Jason enjoys DIY projects, farming, family and friends, fishing, biking, basketball and grilling.
Kelsey enjoys reading, playing the piano, family, cooking, and organizing.

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