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My husband and I got married in May 2018. When we started dating, we talked about how we both always knew we wanted to have kids and soon enough that dream started to become our dream together. We would make plans, talk about what our own children would be like, and...
Our story began like so many happily married couples. You find your soulmate, the love of your life. You dream of starting a family together. In the second year of our marriage, I missed a period and we began to hope a little one may be in our future. We were so...
Hi my name is Tori Bivens and I am the president here at Amelia Molloy’s Angels. Infertility is near and dear to my heart after the journey it took to get to my son. I am the mother to my 4 month old little miracle, Krew Thomsen.Krew was brought into this world after...
by Cara Nicoletti My name is Cara and I am a 59 year old adoptee and this is my amazing journey of adoption that I would like to share with you in hopes to encourage anyone considering the process. Mine is a story with a happy ending! During the 1960’s there...
By Jaisyn Hough Let me preface this by saying that I was the absolute last person who wanted to do IVF. In fact, I had my life planned by the time I was 16 years old. I had been fortunate to grow up with loving parents, a brother and a sister, and had an amazing...
As we approach the one-year mark of losing our daughter, Amelia Molloy Antongiovanni, I am overwhelmed with tons of different emotions. It’s hard to sometimes discuss or bring up these feelings because Amelia was never Earth bound. People never got to meet her, never got to hold her, never got to build that bond with her, and never got to see who see looked like or whose personality she had. To some she is just a thought but to Michael and me, she’s our daughter and we love her so very much.
How Much It Costs to Adopt a Child in California?
Adoptive parents in California may be asked to cover birth parent expenses, such as adoption agency professional fees, medical costs for the birth of the child, counseling services, legal representation, or travel expenses.
$20,000 – $40,000 on average
How Much Does In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Cost in California?
IFV is a medical procedure in which the fertilization process between an egg and sperm takes place in a lab. Women with fertility problems are among those who commonly seek IVF.
$20,000+ with medication
How Much Surrogacy Costs in California?
Surrogacy is a choice that some families are interested in pursuing, but in order to do so, understanding its costs is crucial before making a decision. Here’s what you need to know about surrogacy costs in California.
$90,000 – $130,000 on average
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With your help, we can ease the financial stress of costly medical treatments and procedures for families who are trying to have children. Your donation will help us change lives and bring families together.
How are family grant recipients selected?
A committee composed of the Board of Directors and members of our advisory committee will review all applications received during the grant application cycle. Each member of the committee has an opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings about the applicants to the rest of the committee. An anonymous poll is taken to determine who the top candidates are. Based on available funding, the Board of Directors will approve the quantity of grants to be awarded and the amount awarded in each grant.
Who is eligible for a family grant?
Couples who are legal residents of the United States and are living in Kern County, have been diagnosed with infertility and who require infertility treatments or adoption are eligible for the grant application
How much money is awarded in each family grant and how many family grants are awarded?
The number of grants awarded and the value of each grant is dependent on how much money is raised during the year and will vary based on the type of treatment required. Grants will typically go up to $30,000.
Where will my family grant be sent?
To ensure that grant funds are being used appropriately, grants will be sent to the fertility center or adoption agency in your name. For the security of the funds that have been graciously donated by donors, we cannot issue any checks directly to grant recipients or provide reimbursements.
What is considered a permanent resident of the United States?
A permanent resident of the United States are natural born citizens or immigrants with a green card, work and student visas do not qualify as permanent residency.
I was not awarded a family grant during the last family grant cycle, do I need to apply again?
Yes. Applicants must resubmit an application during each cycle. Please limit applications to one application per cycle.
Can I get reimbursed for payments that I made with my credit car?
In order for us to ensure that family grant funds are being used appropriately, we are not able to issue reimbursements for payments that you have already made. Payments will be paid directly to a fertility clinic or adoption agency on your behalf.