Waiting ChildrenSecuring a Permanent Family for Children & Youth Awaiting Adoption
The Many Blessings of Adoption
By Dr. Rev. Lewis Macklin
Sometimes our life journeys take many turns until we arrive exactly where we are supposed to be–as is the case and personal story of Dr. Rev. Lewis Macklin, a prominent and Faith- Based Community Leader and long-time cherished Mahoning County Children Services Board Member.
If you’ve ever thought about Adoption– not sure? not ready, don’t know? Don’t miss reading Rev. Macklin’s heartwarming and unforgettable journey that ultimately led him to expand his family through fostering and adopting!
Waiting Children | Profiles & Bios
Messiah is a very rambunctious 4 ½ -year-old who is extremely intelligent and articulate. He is an inquisitive preschooler that is curious, energetic, and fascinated by the world around him
Demetrius is a respectful young man who enjoys Marvel Super Heroes, Legos, drawing, and cooking. He also enjoys playing basketball and was on his schools team this past season.
Crashawn who is lovingly referred to as “Crash” by staff who have come to know and care for him since 2009 is a 16 year old young man who due to health reasons, may not be able to leave the facility where he is residing
Asia is a teenager who has experienced many traumatic events in her life, yet still manages to smile!
Janeysha is a friendly and loving teen.
Meet this energetic sibling group made up of two boys, Makya (12) and Tokala (11) and two younger sisters, Sheyenne (9) and Nova (7).
Elexius is somewhat shy upon first meeting her.
Elijah is a very outspoken young man. At times, he can have great insight
Westley is 14 years of age. He is very sweet and energetic.
D’Wayla is an intelligent beautiful preteen
Alajah has a very shy, yet sweet and inviting demeanor.
Introducing David. He is strikingly hand-some, quiet and well-mannered young man
La’Breia is very articulate young lady, who enjoys dressing up getting her hair and nails done
Larry is a 10-year-old, special needs child with lots of energy and love to give.