Emma Age: 15 Waiting Since: 12-18-2020
Emma dreams of owning her own art studio when she gets older. If there’s anything Emma likes as much as art, it could be the music of a certain pop/rock band. She also likes watching mystery movies and reading horror and animal books. She likes all animals, but she loves owls. Emma enjoys laughing and talking. She tends to make people around her feel happy, cared for and wants to help.
Myah Age: 14 Waiting Since: 4-4-2022
Myah likes singing, has learned how to play guitar and piano and enjoys writing her own songs. “Myah uses her music as a way to express her emotions,” says one of her close adults. In addition to songs, she likes to write poems. She also enjoys painting. Myah loves to read, especially books that teach her about history. Her favorite foods include spaghetti, lasagna, chicken alfredo and pizza. Because she’s artistic, Myah would do well in a forever family who encourages her creativity and who enjoys music and reading.
Piper Age: 14 Waiting Since: 1-24-2022
Piper is quite a creative girl who enjoys making arts and crafts. She also likes drawing and says her favorite color is teal. In addition to being creative, Piper is active and athletic. She enjoys hiking and playing volleyball. On the weekends, Piper enjoys cooking, playing with dogs and going to church. Piper also sees a family in her future and plans to have fun with them. When she’s asked the most important thing she wants others to know about her, Piper says, “I like family time!”
Sandra Age: 15 Waiting Since: 12-4-2018
Sandy, as Sandra prefers, is a very creative girl who loves coloring and drawing and doing arts and crafts. She says she’s good at singing and dancing and wants to become a singer, artist or fashion designer when she gets older. Her favorite activities include swimming, shopping, listening to music and getting her hair done, dressing up and spending time with friends. When she’s asked about the things she wants to do with her new family, Sandy simply says, “spend time together.”
Cecilia Age: 16 Waiting Since: 5-8-2019
CeCe, aka Cecilia, plans to travel the four corners of the world … and a few curves and straight-aways along the way. “If I could visit one place on Earth, it would be all over the world,” explains CeCe, “because I want to learn about all the cultures and food.” She describes herself as a neat, organized and clean person. She also takes pride in her smile, her intelligence and her empathy for others. “I care a lot about people,” says CeCe, who plans to put her caring nature to work as a pediatrician or nurse when she gets older.
Kandlyn Age: 17 Waiting Since: 10-20-2020
Kandlyn enjoys coloring and making artwork. She loves playing outside, and in quieter times, she enjoys reading. When she gets older, Kandlyn wants to become a police officer. If she had three wishes, she would want lots of money so she can buy things for her sisters. She’d also want to be adopted. Once she finds her forever family, Kandlyn wants to watch movies and spend time with them “hanging out.”
Heather Age: 14 Waiting Since: 2-22-2017
Heather’s list of favorite foods includes yogurt and chicken nuggets. She enjoys swimming, bowling, shopping, going for long car rides and eating at restaurants. She likes watching moves, and “Trolls” is her favorite. One of Heather’s favorite activities is playing pretend with her stuffed animals. She also enjoys coloring with chalk. Heather looks forward to spending time with her future forever family and playing together.
Journie Age: 14 Waiting Since: 10-26-2018
Nurturing comes second nature to Journie, who longs to use those skills one day. Journie’s other favorite activities include making art, riding her bike, watching movies and pitching in around the house. She also loves reading and is great at telling stories. When she gets older, Journie wants to become a lawyer.
Harmonie Age: 16 Waiting Since: 12-14-2017
Harmonie’s name befits her since she loves singing and dancing and listening to music. She’s an ambassador of good will, too, and is described as a very sweet girl with a good sense of humor. In addition to music, Harmonie’s other favorite things to do include relaxing, swimming, going to the movies and spending time with friends.
Mandi Age: 16 Waiting Since: 6-10-2020
Mandi is described as caring, curious, social and active. Some of Mandi’s favorite things to do include spending time with friends and playing cards. She also enjoys talking on the phone. Mandi hopes she can join a cheerleading team one day.
Sydney Age: 11 Waiting Since: 2-11-2019
Sydney hopes to be the youngest child in a family of faith. She’s described as a bright, intelligent and insightful young lady who’s “wise beyond her years.”
McKanize Age: 15 Waiting Since: 12-08-2016
Kenzie, as she prefers to be called, loves playing games, especially with family and friends, and her favorite is Clue. She likes relaxing and watching movies after school, and she enjoys sleeping in and playing card games on the weekends. Kenzie takes pride in learning how to ride a bike. The most important things Kenzie wants others to know about her are that she’s smart and kind and always tries to stay positive.