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Adoption Fundraising

This group is dedicated to helping families in need of fundraising to help offset the expense of their adoption.

Website: http://adoptionfundraising
Members: 93
Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2012

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Financial Assistance for MA & CT residents

Started by Pat Gootzit Aug 6, 2010.

Fundraising Ideas 4 Replies

Started by Rob Webb. Last reply by Sharon Meyer Nov 8, 2009.

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Comment by Cherri Walrod on March 14, 2012 at 9:32am

Wondering about potential changes to the Federal Adoption Tax credit? 
You can listen to yesterday's recorded webinar presented by Resources4Adoption.com and Holt International, along with Joe Kroll, Executive Director of NACAC - who will discuss the Federal Adoption Tax Credit in 2012 and its potential changes in the future. Here is the link courtesy of Holt International:
https://holtinternational.webex.com/holtinternational/lsr.php?AT=pb...

Comment by Little Blessings Adoption Srvcs on April 25, 2011 at 1:48pm
Great ideas!!! :)  I wish you all the best!
Comment by Melissa Diener on April 25, 2011 at 1:07pm
We did a vendor fair to raise money.  We had 25 vendors who paid $40 per booth which got them two tables.  They ranged from Pampered Chef to local artists.  We advertised in the local paper and created an event on facebook.  We asked the banquet hall to give us a deal since they didn't have to do any work and asked vendors and people we knew for donations for a raffle.  We also put out donation jars next to the box for a door prize.  When all was said and done we cleared just over $5000.
Comment by Elise Minter on March 24, 2011 at 9:09am
We had a silent auction at our church this past weekend. We made $1628 in 3 hours!!!! I never thought it would go so well. So in the fall we are looking to have a sausage sale. The church is really into their BBQ sales but that's the mens fundraiser. Wish us luck!!!
Comment by Jessalynn Bills on August 26, 2010 at 5:14pm
All those who support adoption! There will be a huge Charity Yard Sale this saturday August 28 in South Jordan, UT! All the details are on the blog(www.scholarship4birthmothers.blogspot.com). You can see more info about our organization at www.scholarships4birthmothers.info. I will display pass along cards if you want to mail them to me or I can meet you and pick them up! If you have any items you want to donate let me know! Thanks!
Comment by Jennifer on July 28, 2010 at 7:00am
Hi Alissa,
I have had many people tell me that it was tacky and that if I wanted children I needed to pay for it myself...then they would continue on to say we have to pay to have our own children. Then there are others that have the complete opposite reaction and think that it is a wonderful idea.
We did a Halloween party as a fundraiser...it was $20 per person to come and we had a silent auction at the party we ended up raising close to $4000 after all the expenses.
Comment by Alissa Moore on July 27, 2010 at 9:32pm
We just began the process, and I have been researching fundraising ideas. I've had several people look at me like I'm crazy when I bring up the idea. (like it's tacky) Anyone had any experiences like this? Now I have a conscience that people think I'm being tacky trying to raise money for our adoption. :S Thank you for any feedback!
Comment by Alana on July 3, 2010 at 7:35pm
So we just had a garage sale where our friends and family donated the goods. Not only did we make over $800 we were featured on our local news! Check it out!
http://gooddaysacramento.com/videolibrary?articleID=74873
Comment by Amy Land on June 17, 2010 at 5:46am
We are adopting three children from Eastern Europe. We need to raise money for our adoption. We have a Family Grant Account with Reece's Rainbow. The link is http://www.reecesrainbow.org/sponsorland.html. Please donate to our adoption. We are also selling coffee at http://www.justlovecoffee.com/landfamily and selling adoption t-shirts at http://www.adoptionbug.com/landfamily. You can also leave us a good wish and a donation at http://www.onehundredgoodwishes.com/family/landfamily96.

Thanks for visiting any of our fundraising sites.

God Bless,
Amy Land
Comment by Kate Hamernik on June 16, 2010 at 7:37pm
check out our blog www.PostYourAdoptionFundraiserHere.blogspot.com - email me thru the blog if you want to link yours! totally free - just please 'pay it forward' when you are done fundraising =)
 

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