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
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.
Ja’Cary is a 9-year-old child with special needs.
Elijah is a very outspoken young man. At times, he can have great insight
Ayanna is 17 years old. She is currently taking cosmetology classes at the technical school in her area.
Westley is 14 years of age. He is very sweet and energetic.
Zoe is 16 years old. She is very level-headed for her age, and able to process and reason through things.
D’Wayla is an intelligent beautiful preteen
Anthony is 16 years old and full of life! He is friendly and thoughtful.
Alajah has a very shy, yet sweet and inviting demeanor.
Introducing David. He is strikingly hand-some, quiet and well-mannered young man
“Matched to a Family” Ava is an adorable little girl with a big personality!
Ny’Era is a very outspoken young lady. At times, she can have great insight
Jackkeem (Jack) is an extremely handsome, charming and fun loving teenager.
Cameron and Asia are teenagers who have experienced many traumatic events in their lives yet still manage to smile!
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.