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rich metcalfeIn this episode of the Fund Your Adoption Podcast, I interview Rich Metcalfe, the Program Director at Lifesong For Orphans. Rich shares specific details about how Lifesong helps Christian families fund their adoptions through 5 different programs and how each of them work. In addition, Lifesong For Orphans has various post-adoption resources and key strategic partnerships to support families every step of the way.

What Is Covered In This Episode

  • The 5 ways Lifesong For Orphans provides financial assistance to Christian families in the process of adoption
  • How each of the programs work including fundraising, direct grants, matching grants, Both Hands Project and interest-free loans

  • Who is eligible to apply for a financial assistance program
  • Tips for families that apply
  • How long is the approval process
  • Are there restrictions about how the funds can be used
  • How to apply if you need an expedited review and funds

  • What is included in the adoption fundraising kit
  • How many families has Lifesong For Orphans helped since it started offering financial assistance programs
  • The post-adoption services Lifesong provides to adoptive families

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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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