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What is the Cost in Adopting from Foster Care?

November 21, 2014

While most know that it can be quite expensive to adopt through international or private domestic adoption programs, adopting through a foster care agency can involve very little expense‚Ķand sometimes none at all! Families who seek to adopt from foster care typically work through local state child welfare agencies and/or private agencies under contract with […]

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Should I Get My Money Back If My Adoption Falls Through?

June 18, 2014

Hard Questions: In this blog series, Show Hope staff members do their best to help shed light on some of the hardest questions we are asked here at Show Hope. We will strive to foster a healthy dialogue, but we acknowledge that we do not have all the answers! If you have a hard question […]

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3 More Ways to Fundraise for Your Adoption

April 24, 2014

Back in 2003, Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife, Mary Beth, founded Show Hope out of their desire to see more children find their way into forever families. Though many families they talked to desired to adopt, the financial costs to adoption were simply prohibitive. With total costs ranging from $25,000 to $45,000, most families […]