Adoptive Families Blog

Before You Adopt: Build Your Adoption Budget

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 31, 2017

We hope that you've been able to learn about some helpful tasks and tips that you can do during your adoption wait in Lifetime Adoption's blog series "Before You Adopt."

During your adoption wait, you might experience a range of emotions, from excitement to worry. Adoption is one of those unpredictable things: adoptions don’t occur usually happen in an organized, scheduled way.

This causes many adoptive couples to feel like they have little to no control over what happens during their wait.  But know you do have control: you can control the actions you're taking to get ready for your adoption match. 

In this installment of Lifetime's "Before You Adopt" series, we're sharing about another activity that you can do before you adopt - budgeting and saving for adoption. Read on to learn about a money-saving activity you can be doing to raise the needed funds for your adoption match, adoption travel, and other fees.

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Topics: Adoption fundraising, Adoption preparation, Waiting to Adopt, raising money for adoption, adoption readiness, adoption budget, how to handle the adoption wait, before you adopt, fund an adoption, fund my adoption, fund your adoption

Fund Your Adoption With a Sensational Drive-Through BBQ

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 5, 2017

Fundraising can be a necessary and important part of the adoption process. Today, we’re giving you info about an effective (and creative!) way to fund your adoption. Try hosting a drive-through barbecue!

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Topics: Fundraising, Adoption fundraising, how to afford adoption, fund an adoption, fund my adoption, fund your adoption