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Cordell is ready to enjoy a loving family. Can you help find him one?

Posted at 7:39 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 07:39:32-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Children who are in Virginia's foster care system are waiting for a permanent loving home.

Cordell is a very inquisitive and attentive 11-year-old boy who enjoys playing basketball and riding his bike.

He's also a gamer and loves playing Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario Kart.

When not playing, Cordell loves to help clean up and do household chores. Adoptive parents say even without the household chores, giving a child a permanent home brings mutual joy.

"It's a win-win, because the blessing is ours as much as the kids to be part of a family," Nadine Marsh-Carter, with the Children's Home Society, said. "There's so many of the simple things in life that we all grow to appreciate during this COVID environment that a family really provides the rock, the nurturing, that the kids need to survive that the families need in order to feel whole and complete."

Cordell is not just busy inside because he also enjoys playing outside with his friends in the neighborhood.

He is ready to enjoy a loving family. Can you help find him one?

If you want to learn more about children in need of homes, click here or call Connecting Hearts at 804-308-5946.

In Virginia, we have hundreds of children who are ready for foster to adoption. In other words, these children are ready to find their permanent and loving forever families. As Connecting Hearts – A Deborah J Johnston Charity, celebrates National Adoption Month, our “30 Kids in 30 Days” initiative is to bring awareness to 30 kids or sibling who are available for forever homes, but also to shed light on the other almost 700 children who may not be seen. Our kids are all ages and races, they were put in foster care due to no fault of their own. To learn more and becoming a foster to adoption parent(s) click here.