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At first, the cost of adoption can feel insurmountable. Yet, the vast majority of families who begin the international adoption process are not “rich.” Very few families who decide to adopt have the finances to do so at first, but they are committed to creating a plan and working the plan to achieve their goal of affording adoption. The most successful families have a plan and try to stay out of debt. I am consistently amazed and inspired by families who make great sacrifices to bring their child or children home. Every family’s plan will look a little different, but below you can find a few ideas to get you started as you think about affording adoption.
Raising funds for an adoption can be difficult and tedious. It helps to start with the expectation that this may not be easy or fast, but knowing that it will be worth it and focusing on your goal will help to keep you motivated and inspired. Our Financial Resources Coordinator would be happy to speak with you about more ideas for affording adoption.
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On his personal blog about adoption, fatherhood, and lessons learned, WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks shares about the relationship he and his youngest son have been working to recreate. With his son’s permission, he offers a few thoughts, with hindsight and from
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Inhale slowly, then exhale and allow your mind to follow your path to its ultimate end
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