Simple Donations is a subsidiary of Simple Surrogacy, LLC. We are a full-service Egg Donation program based in Dallas, Texas. We were founded in 2002 to assist couples and individuals with the desire to achieve a family through third party assisted reproduction. We were founded on one simple principle: to provide our clients with the highest standard of care in the surrogacy industry at an affordable price. Creating families through Surrogacy and Egg Donation since 2002, our agency offers a fully rounded knowledge of the experience. Simple Surrogacy does not discriminate based on sexual preference, marital status, race, religion, age, or gender.
We are highly regarded in the surrogacy community for helping our clients achieve success. We are proud members of the Better Business Bureau with which we have held an A+ rating. Simple Surrogacy has been featured in Newsweek Magazine, The LA Times, The Fort Worth Star Telegram, CBC National News Radio, West Virginia Gazette, Dallas Child Magazine, The Sacramento Bee, The Arizona Star, USA Today, The Arkansas Gazette, The Monterey Herald, Radio Health Journal, The North Texas Daily, among many others.
We offer all prospective clients the contact information to former clients who have utilized our program so they can feel comfortable knowing they have made a great choice when choosing Simple Donations to assist them. At Simple Donations it is our belief that our affordability, attention to detail, and personal attention to our clients will make the decision to work with us an easy one! We work very closely with various organizations to provide our clients with the best service for the best price possible. Our referral network consists of some of the most respected doctors, attorneys and psychologists in the surrogacy field. We are highly committed to helping our clients achieve success.
Simple Surrogacy Team
Stephanie Scott – Executive Program Director
Stephanie Scott is the Executive Program Director at Simple Surrogacy. Stephanie is responsible for the initial screening of all Intended Parents, Surrogates, and Egg Donors who apply with our program. She reviews all new applicant profiles, records, references, insurance policies, and ensures all applicant background investigations have been completed and cleared before matching within our program (investigation includes a search of both Federal and State criminal records, as well as a Residential History and Social Security Verification). She also ensures that the surrogates in our program have optimal medical coverage to cover the pregnancy and delivery and arranges for all parties to obtain a life insurance policy.
Stephanie orchestrates the matching between our Surrogates, Egg Donors, and Intended Parents based on their specific needs and desires. In addition to the acceptance and matching of new applicants, Stephanie also arranges the medical and psychological screening for the Intended Parents, Surrogates, and Egg Donors in our program.
Kristen Hanson – Executive Director of Finance and Contracts
Kristen Hanson is the Executive Director of Finance at Simple Surrogacy. Kristen oversees the financial aspects of Simple Surrogacy, as well as solely managing the escrow accounts of our clients.
Kristen’s legal responsibilities include determining state laws and required legal proceedings in the Surrogate’s and Intended Parents state of residency; locating separate legal counsel experienced in surrogacy law for Recipient Couple and Surrogate; review and assist in negotiating the surrogacy contract between Recipient Couple and Surrogate; assure both parties that contractual agreements are met by being a third party to contract; and overseeing all necessary legal filings and procedures (such as pre-birth orders and step parent adoptions) to establish parental rights for Intended Parents.
Kristen’s escrow responsibilities include opening of escrow; manage escrow account; monitor and authorize disbursements in accordance with your contract; reimburse expenses to Surrogate, including prescription medications and co-payments; and sending intended parents itemized monthly statements of the escrow activity.
Kristen’s first priority is to make sure all of our client’s money is handled in the most responsible way, that our Surrogates never receive a late payment, and that our clients are assured that their money is well managed.
Kristen is an experienced Egg Donor, and is very experienced with all aspects of surrogacy involving Egg Donation.
Jennifer Scott – Donor Cycle Coordinator
Jennifer is the Donor Coordinator at Simple Surrogacy and Simple Donations. She is a mother of 4 and an experienced Gestational Surrogate who has carried twice for our Intended Parents. Her first surrogate journey she carried twins for a couple from Itay and the second journey was for a couple living in Florida. She is very knowledgeable when our Parents have questions and during the surrogacy journey.
Jennifer is from from Franklin, TN and moved to Texas in 1999. She has worked in the real estate and service industries for over 10 years. The experience of being a surrogate was so profoundly rewarding that she decided to make it her life’s work. The joy of helping families have children through surrogacy and egg donation is something she decided she would like to pursue full time. Jennifer graduated in 2012 from Texas Wesleyan University with her Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Paralegal Studies.
Jennifer is responsible for the matching Parents with Surrogates and Egg Donors, scheduling with fertility and monitoring clinics and on-going support of the Intended Parents in our program. The on-going support each Parent receives in our program is to ensure they are aware of how their Surrogate and/or Egg Donor is progressing, and to offer them support and encouragement throughout their journey. Jennifer communicates daily to our Executive Program Director and our Executive Director of Finance and Contracts with frequent updates on the Intended Parents’ journey and promptly addresses any questions or concerns they may have.
Eitan Keret – International Intended Parent Psychologist
Eitan Keret is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Psychologist, fluent in both English and Hebrew, residing in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eitan provides psychological evaluations, assessments and counseling for our International Intended Parents.
Eitan got his BA in psychology from Hunter College New York City in 1993 and his MSSW from Columbia University New York City in 1996. He graduated from a four year program in Psychoanalysis Psychotherapy from the Post Graduate Center in New York City in 2001.
Eitan has a private practice in Tel Aviv, Israel and devotes his time to working with young adults, Gay and Lesbian individuals and couples, and Intended Parents pursuing surrogacy in the United States. Eitan and his partner are proud to be the parents of a baby boy born through our surrogacy and egg donation programs.
Timothy White, Ph.D, MA, LPC, NCC – Psychologist/Counselor
Timothy White is a Ph.D and Licensed Professional Counselor residing in Dallas, Texas who provides psychological evaluations, assessments and counseling for potential Egg Donors, Surrogates, and Intended Parents.
Tim has graduated with his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and has dedicated most of the seven years of his career as a licensed clinician and evaluator to working with children and families. He has a professional interest in assisted reproduction issues and a personal interest as well; he and his partner are proud fathers to a baby boy born through our program.
Tim maintains flexible working hours in order to expedite the assessment process and accommodate the busy schedules of Egg Donors, Surrogates, and Intended Parents.
Blake Mitchell, Ph.D
Dr. Mitchell currently lives with his wife and two children in Frisco, Texas. He began his local practice in June 2006 and currently has offices in North Dallas and Grapevine, Texas. In addition to private practice, he enjoys his position as an adjunct faculty member at Dallas Theological Seminary in the counseling department.
Prior to the move to Frisco in 2006, Dr. Mitchell was an active duty officer and a psychologist in the United States Navy from 2002 to 2006. While in the Navy, Dr. Mitchell served as a psychologist at The National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland for two years and then transferred to the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), an aircraft carrier stationed in Everett, Washington for the remainder of his service. He enjoyed a variety of experiences including training at a world-class hospital in NNMC and two deployments on board the USS Abraham Lincoln.