Adoptive Parents Answer How They Afforded Adoption Original Video | Adoptive Parent Voices

Denalee Chapman August 16, 2015

It’s a well-known fact that adoption can be expensive. How does a parent or a couple make adoption financially possible? How much does adoption cost? The answers are varied. Cost varies depending on the type of adoption taking place: international or domestic; foster adoption; adoption of a family member; private adoption or agency adoption. There are many choices and the cost varies. But there is a cost. This panel discusses the ways finances have worked out;  Some choose to borrow money, some save for years, some fundraise. There are a variety of ways to make adoption work financially.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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