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lori resmerIn this episode of the Fund Your Adoption Podcast, I interview my wife and FYA Co-Founder Lori Resmer. Together, we discuss our adoption fundraising journey and how we raised more than $47K to adopt debt-free. Lori and I talk about overcoming our financial fears, starting out with a limited income and nothing saved up, resources we used along the way, fundraisers we held and adoption grants we applied for. We also discuss various tips to help you be more successful with your fundraisers and grant applications.

What Is Covered In This Episode

  • Our initial fears and concerns about financing adoption when our annual household income was just over $51K when we started the process.
  • How we funded our adoption with specific fundraisers and grants.
  • Fundraising successes and challenges we experienced along the way.
  • Specific adoption grants and the amounts we were awarded.
  • How we promoted our adoption fundraisers on our blog and social media.
  • Tips for starting the fundraising process and ways to improve your success when applying for adoption grants.

Adoption Resources Highlighted

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Jeremy Resmer

Child Advocate. Entrepreneur. Fitness Junkie. Parent. Jeremy is an adoption fundraising coach that provides creative strategies and resources that empower families to adopt without debt.

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