This week the story explains the “why” that drives our weekly segments. We invest the time, energy and resources because we believe that there are more capable families who should consider stepping up to the calling of foster care.
Ashley McKinley | Program Development Director, North Carolina Forever Families Coordinator
For thousands of foster children nationwide the ability for their stories to be told, the chance for their voice to be heard, and the opportunity for redemption in their story is frequently drowned out by the other noises of this world that we miss their song.
Not only does she have various passions and varied interests, but the thing about Makayla is she will tell you enthusiastically about each and everything she enjoys and will also share with you why each of these passions are important to her.
In the classic Anne of Green Gables this fictional character is known for her eagerness to please. Anne is a character who adapts to a new family and a new way of life while remaining hopeful and not afraid to dream.
Ashley McKinley | North Carolina Forever Families Coordinator
The willingness to take the time to find one missing puzzle piece that can help a child feel more understood, more at ease. It is also that same puzzle piece that makes us feel a little more connected to them as an individual.
Seven Homes and Forever Family believe there is a family out there for every child waiting to be adopted. We along Eric Thomas and WBTV believe that permanency is something that EVERY single child deserves.
I loved hearing our camera man’s thick accent “if I can get the right angle on this shot and capture this boy’s green eyes with the right light then I know that a family out there will see it and bring him home”
In this week’s Forever Family feature, you will meet Shariesa. Like her younger brother and sister, she is a calm, reserved child who strikes me as someone who is more interested in listening to others rather than calling attention to herself.