Adoption Grant - Helpusadopt.org

Posted by Becky Fawcett on 10/4/18 7:49 PM

As a young girl, and the oldest of five children, I always knew that someday I would be a mother. What I didn’t know, is that how I would become a mother would be one of the most important things I would ever do in my life. When I started dating my future husband in college, having children someday was a very quick conversation because we were on the same page. When we had been married for five years, the conversation went from some day to now, and then quickly became a conversation about how difficult it was going to be. Infertility was something neither of us ever expected, and while we were still on the same page about becoming parents, infertility treatments and adoption were not things we were prepared for, especially financially. We were in our early 30’s and we had just started building our future.

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Topics: Adoption Finance

Adoption Fundraising With Small Business Partner

Posted by Katye LaNier on 9/18/18 3:25 PM

Adoption fundraising can seem overwhelming when you first get started. We wanted to provide some tips and ideas to help as you consider how fundraising can assist your family pay for adoption.

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Topics: Adoption Finance

How to Organize a Garage Sale For Adoption Fee Fundraising

Posted by Emily Conway on 9/2/18 12:00 AM

The process of adopting can be stressful. However, paying for adoption shouldn’t be. One way to raise money is to organize a garage sale. This could be a great way to get rid of unwanted things, bring the community together, and raise money to help with the adoption process.

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Topics: Adoption Finance

What We're Reading: Adoption Friendly Benefits in the Workplace

Posted by Ellen Wilson, CPA on 7/17/18 3:30 PM

As Gladney families begin their adoption journey, I have the privilege of helping them navigate the financial side of their decision.  Families that elect to pursue a Domestic Infant Adoption frequently have questions regarding financial resources that are available to them along the way.  Questions regarding the Adoption Tax Credit, Employer Reimbursement Plans, grants, loans and fundraising websites are all topics that should be understood and researched early in the adoption process. 

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Topics: Domestic Infant, Adoption Finance

Adoption Fundraising Ideas

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 3/1/18 10:01 AM

Whether it's selling t-shirts, having garage sales, or doing crowdfunding, there are many ways and opportunities to raise money for an upcoming adoption (domestic or international). Mike and Astra tried all of these ideas and more!

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Topics: Adoption Finance