Did you know? Adoption matching events bring results! Last June, at our National Adoption Center/SWAN Western Pennsylvania matching event, two youth connected with families that attended.
Jimera is a kind, sweet, thoughtful, responsible, creative and loving girl who has a very warm heart and an equally welcoming smile. She is multi-talented—she loves cooking, baking, and dancing, but her biggest passion is singing. She loves music and writes songs in her spare time. She loves to spend time with her friends and loved ones—baking cupcakes or cooking a meal together.
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Selena is a very sweet, thoughtful, kind, smart, responsible, active and silly teenager whose smile lights up any room she is in. She has a big heart and loves to help people and spends much of her free time engaging in community service with her high school classmates. She is a youth mentor and also regularly assists at the local animal shelter. Her true passion, however, is dancing, especially ballet and hip hop. Her dream is to become a professional dancer or choreographer.
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Daynaja is a sweet, thoughtful, responsible, reliable, and creative girl who is talented in many areas of life. She is an aspiring cosmetologist—she loves learning about hair styling, nail art and makeup. She loves to help her friends feel beautiful and often offers to do their hair and nails for fun. She loves school—art is her favorite subject as she is very creative and loves to craft. Her favorite colors are pink and purple, but she loves to use many colors and also glitter when doing artwork! Her favorite season is summer, which truly reflects her sunny disposition and warm kindness.
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Alvin is an active, kind and friendly young man. He is a pleasure to be with and his smile will light up any room. By others, Alvin is described as artistic and athletic. His favorite hobbies are sports, singing/rapping, and drawing. Alvin likes to rap original songs and is able to sing many of the songs heard on the radio. When he grows up he would like to make music, become a professional sports player and be successful. Alvin is happiest when he is with his family. He is being adopted with sister, Angel.
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Elijah is a smart, determined, and sensitive young boy. He is passionate about sports and enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones. He loves school and enjoys playing videogames in his free time. He absolutely loves superheroes—the Hulk is one of his favorites!