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Adoption Funding


What Happens When We Support Children Together

Jim and Elizabeth always knew they would adopt. They just didn’t know when or how. Together as a newly married couple from Somerset County, New Jersey, they had both worked in organizations through legal and charity work that opened their …

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From Scorched to Watered | Finding Strength After Placing My Child

Guest post from Eren Moore Isaiah 58:11 reads, “And the LORD will continually guide you and satisfy your desire in the scorched places, and give strength to your bones; and you will be like a watered garden, and like a …

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Being Seen Saved My Life: My Adoption Story

Guest post by Destiny Twohill The older I get, the more I understand about my adoption. I’m reminded by God of how much bigger His plans are than mine tend to be, and I like to consider myself a big …

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Is Fundraising for Adoption Common?

We believe money should never be the reason a child doesn’t have a family. But money is the #1 reason families who consider adopting don’t do it. In fact, in 2013, the Barna Group conducted a survey and found that …

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8 Adoption Grants You Should Know About

Adoption Grants. If you’ve adopted, are pursuing adoption, or are simply considering adoption, you’re familiar with a large piece of the process: funding. Thankfully—and perhaps overwhelmingly—there are tons of adoption financial aid resources to choose from. One of the most …

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Adopted

Adopted as a little girl, I thought I had adoption figured out. Turns out, I was wrong. When, as a first-time parent, I brought my 4-year-old son home from Thailand, I felt like I was living in the Twilight Zone. …

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Q&A with One of the Last Adoptive Families Out of Ukraine

In February 2022, the Jagge family’s amazing adoption journey went viral as they left Ukraine just days before the Russian invasion began. But this Lifesong family’s road to adoption started long before they set foot in Ukraine. And even with …

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An Adoption Grant Brought Their Son Home

Is an adoption grant worth your time? We’ve received testimony after testimony that all point to the same answer: YES! One of the largest barriers to adoption is finances. So it stands to reason that adoption grants, loans, and fundraising …

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From an Orphanage to the Olympics: Meet Kai Owens

Photo credit: Rick Bowmer/AP    Kai Owens is a skiing prodigy. At just 17 years old, she’s one of the world’s best female mogul skiers, and this week, she’ll compete in the Beijing Olympics, her razor-sharp vision set on winning gold for …

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Closed Doors & Open Doors: An Adoption Testimony

With many countries closed due to the pandemic, thousands of adoptions are on hold. Specifically adoptions from China. While it’s extremely difficult for both the families and the children waiting for adoption, we have faith in God’s perfect love and …

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