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Damonte, a good person who helps others, seeks forever family

Posted at 7:37 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 07:37:40-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Many people have struggled with the isolation of the pandemic, but few have struggled as much as children in foster care. That's why it's more important than ever to introduce you to the children in foster care in our area. Children in need of loving homes.

Damonte, 16, is a pleasant and personable 10th-grade student who loves school, music, dancing, and basketball.

"I am a very good person. I like helping people," Damonte said when asked to describe himself. "I want to be like a better person and a better me when I grow up."

While soft spoken at first, Damonte has an infectious smile.

He said he hoped his foster care story included a good ending.

"Being happy and enjoying myself," he said with a smile.

To learn more about Damonte and other kids like him 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.