Adopting a baby can be a very expensive endeavor these days. There are attorney costs, advertising fees, home study fees, court expenses etc to consider. The average California family may find that these expenses are out of reach on their salaries.. A clever and effective method of raising the funds necessary to adopt can be found through GOFUNDME. They have a program that is designated specifically for those that are seeking to expand their families through ivf, adoption , or other means of infertility. Remember to have family and friends post your link on their social media, as it is word of mouth that will lead to your success.