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Dave & Denise

Dave and Denise

Dave & Denise

We would like to begin by expressing our utmost admiration and respect for the courageous decision you are considering. As prospective adoptive parents, we want you to know that we approach this process with immense compassion, empathy, and gratitude. We recognize the depth of love you have for your child and the selflessness it takes to consider an adoption plan. We hope to provide you with a glimpse into our lives, values, and the warm and nurturing home we can offer your precious child. Our hearts are open, ready, and eager to embark on this journey together, with honesty, communication, and mutual understanding.
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At A Glance
Ethnicity: Caucasian


Education: Denise: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Master of Science in Elementary Education
Dave: Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Master of Science in Educational Technology


Professions: Denise: Elementary English Language Learner Teacher
Dave: Middle School Math Teacher


When did you meet and month/year of marriage: We met in 2014 at the school we both worked at. We began dating in the summer of 2015 and married in January of 2019.


Religion: Christian


Information on your home/community: We live in a family-friendly neighborhood with many children. Our house has 3 bedrooms and a finished basement set up for lots of fun. We live near many parks and other fun activities for families.


Number of children: We do not currently have children.


Pets: We have two pets that are both very friendly and playful. Koby, our domestic short-haired cat and Bella, our Golden Retriever.


Desired contact with a birth family: We are open to whatever makes all parties the most comfortable.


In one sentence, why do you want to adopt a child? We have tons of love and support to give a child and would love to grow our family.
Fun Facts & Favorites
Childhood Memory: Denise: First time white water rafting in Montana on a family vacation.
Dave: Dressing up as a California Raisin for an elementary school performance


TV Show/Movie: Our favorite movie is Back to the Future. This is one of the things that we quickly bonded over when we first met.


Book: Denise: The Midnight Library
Dave: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy


Hobby: Denise: Biking and Arts & Crafts
Dave: Board games, puzzles, and sports


Food: Denise: Pizza, Mexican, and Chinese
Dave: Pizza, Mexican, and Chocolate


Vacation: Our honeymoon to the Dominican Republic.


Family Tradition: Annual Father’s Day trip to Turkey Run State Park in Indiana.


Holiday Memory: Denise: Doing a scavenger hunt for Christmas presents and gathering them under the tree.
Dave: Playing with all of my cousins during our family Christmas each year.


Fun Facts: We grew up only 15 minutes away from each other, but never met until 2014.


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