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Join Mal + Kate each Monday as they talk about adoption, parenthood, Disney, and MORE! They are two adoptive moms that seek to love, support, and elevate all corners of the adoption triad through honest conversations with adoptive parents, birth moms, & adoptees, all while running Funding Love, a non-profit that strengthens bonds, builds community, and restores people through all-expenses-paid vacations to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida!

So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine; there’s always a seat open for you at the table. When you tune in, you are Funding Love - with Mal + Kate!

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A wise man named Walt Disney once said, "Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future."THAT is what we want to do at Funding Love: focus on the future and be willing to shift and change when growth is knocking.On this weeks episode, Mal + Kate announce a break from recoding after over two years of consistent Monday releases. Tune in as they share what's coming next for Funding Love and the Funding Love Podcast. Connect with your hosts...
The Book Club Crew is back together for PART 2 of "You Should Be Grateful": Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker. “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.”Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression her entire life, usually from well-intentioned strangers who view her adoptive parents as noble saviors. She is grateful for many aspects of her lif...
The Book Club Crew is back together, and this time they are discussing the book You Should Be Grateful: Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker. “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.”Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression her entire life, usually from well-intentioned strangers who view her adoptive parents as noble saviors. She is grateful...
At Funding Love, we create post-adoption experiences that strengthen bonds, build community, and restore people. This week, Mal + Kate talk all about the Funding Love mission and why they feel Walt Disney World is the perfect place to put that mission into motion. Connect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the Show.
Do you struggle to talk to your kids about faith? Do you want your children to grow up knowing and loving God, but don't know how to help them to do that?This week, Mal + Kate talk all about leading children to Jesus with Birds On a Wire Founder and Wire Talk podcast host, Karen Stubbs. Along with her daughter, and Wire Talk co-host, Emily Korosec, Karen shares motherhood wisdom and insight on how to model and teach faith in daily life. Connect with Karen + Emily!Birds On a WireInstagramFaceb...
This week, Mal + Kate welcome Ana Anselma, the co-owner of of the Social Mind Center. The Social Mind Center’s Mission is to educate, equip, and empower children and teens with the communication, thinking, and self-management skills to navigate the world independently. Their curriculums focus on social competency, resulting in the development of social skills. Social competence refers to social, emotional, and cognitive skills and behaviors children need for successful social adaptation...
Does the adoption process seem confusing? Are you feeling the call, but also are afraid of losing time and money, trying to figure out the next steps?This week, Mal + Kate talk all about the adoption process with guest Lucrece Bundy. Lucrece Bundy is a West African native and has resided in Omaha, Nebraska for over two decades. She has helped hundreds of families successfully adopt children as a Christ-follower and adoption attorney.She noticed a huge gap in information available to her clien...
Is your parenting journey turning out differently than you imagined? You had so much love to give, but now you feel ashamed and bewildered by your lack of compassion. You may be experiencing blocked care—a self-protective mechanism in your nervous system that makes it difficult to connect with your child and maintain compassion. The good news is you can heal from blocked care, and compassion can be rekindled in your heart.This week, Mal + Kate welcome returning guest, Melissa Corkum, alongsid...
We raised over $150,000 at our second annual Funding Love Gala! This year's theme was the Garden Gala: A Fundraiser for the Adoption Community. Tune in this week as Mal + Kate welcome longtime Funding Love supporter, Susan Wilson, to share + recap all the events of the Garden Gala. Connect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the Show.
Grab a tissue! This week, Mal + Kate chat with RODS Heroes Founder, Brady Murray, in an inspiring and emotional episode about adopting children with Down Syndrome and other unique circumstances. On July 7th, 2007, Brady Murray’s life changed forever. Shortly after he and his wife, Andrea, welcomed their newborn son into this world, the doctor informed Brady that his son has Down syndrome. Shock and fear overcome him as he tried to grasp what this meant to his young family. Fast forward to tod...
Mal + Kate are back with another CBS Survivor! You may know him as "Crazy Uncle Bruce", but this week, Bruce Perreault joins the show and shares about his experience being a castaway on TWO back-to-back seasons of Survivor. He also shares his story of entering foster care as a young child, his eventual adoption into his foster family at the age of seven, and how he feels like his life experiences leading up to his Survivor journey prepared him to be the strong, resilient, and adaptable ...
Are you into Pop Culture? Do you enjoy following celebrities and their everyday lifestyles? Did you know that many celebrities are a part of the adoption triad?Well, this week, Mal + Kate welcome Kate's longtime bestie, Rebekah Ingraham, to the show! Rebekah [Bekah] has worked in Hollywood her entire career, with nearly 20 years spent with E! News. She was the Executive Producer of E! News's morning talk show, "Daily Pop" where she interviewed your favorite celebrities and discussed the top p...
Welcome to Season 3!

Welcome to Season 3!

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Welcome to Season THREE of the Funding Love Podcast with Mal + Kate! We are two adoptive moms that seek to love, support, and elevate all corners of the adoption triad while running our nonprofit, Funding Love! In year three, we will be talking all about parenting, Disney, adoption, and MORE with an all-star line up of incredible guests both inside and outside the adoption community. So grab your favorite beverage and pull up a chair, because everyone has a seat at our table. Together, w...
Are you a part of the Funding Love Book Club?? Season 2 of the Funding Love Podcast wraps up with our first ever episode of the Funding Love Book Club! On Episode 1 of the Funding Love Book Club, adoptive moms, Mal + Kate, birth mom, Jessie Mattos, and adoptee and adoptive mom, Allison Olsen, discuss the New York Times Notable Book, American Baby: A Mother, A Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption, written by New York Times best-selling author and journalist, Gabrielle Glaser. American Bab...
Do you watch CBS' Emmy Award-winning series, Survivor?!Well, this week, Survivor Super Fans, Mal + Kate, get a chance to chat with Kendra McQuarrie, Survivor Season 45's spunkiest castaway, and proud owner of Happy To Be Here. The past decade has taken her from coast to coast, island to island, and many countries along the way, and this week, we are proud to have her voice on the Funding Love Podcast! Kendra talks all about her story of discovering her adoption, the search for the biolog...
But what if the Lifetime Movie was true??For identical twin adoptees, Victoria and Eileen, their adoption story actually does come with some Lifetime Movie drama and trauma. Tune in to this unbelievable story of adoption, kidnap, and reunion that ultimately ends with hope, love, and contentment in their experience of adoption. Connect with Victoria + Eileen!Small Shop InstagramVictoria's Travel InstagramSmall ShopConnect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love!...
Our 8th annual Funding Love Adoptive Family Vacation traveled March 3rd - 9th, and two of our Magic Makers, Jen Wilhorn + Kristen Volz, join Mal + Kate as they recap the week. Tune in as they chat all about the events of the trip, sharing their favorite moments and talking about importance of post-placement care for adoptive families and adoptees. Connect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the Show.
This week, Mal + Kate talk all things adoption + enneagram with Adoption Wise's Melissa Corkum. As an adoptee and adoptive mom, Melissa Corkum provides insight and resources to adoptees, parents and professionals through her speaking, coaching, and writing. She is a TED Speaker, Safe and Sound Protocol Practitioner, Cultivate Connection Facilitator, Certified Enneagram Coach, and co-founder of Adoption Wise. Additionally, she co-authored Reclaim Compassion and Foundations for Overcoming and P...
The Funding Love Podcast has hit 100 episodes!!Tune in this week as Mal + Kate share the biggest impact the last 99 episodes has had on them and what they have learned over the past year and a half. They also give al little Funding Love update of all the amazing things coming soon.Connect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the Show.
In the final week of our three-part series, "Adoption is...", Mal + Kate welcome back returning guest, and Funding Love's Volunteer Coordinator, Victoria Jones. Victoria is an adoptee that was adopted at birth by her amazing parents. In this episode, she shares her experience with adoption and her thoughts on the common phrase, "adoption is love". Connect with Victoria!InstagramConnect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the...
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