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Amanda is outgoing, caring, and energetic

RICHMOND, Va. — Amanda is an outgoing, caring and energetic young lady. She has a love for adventure. Amanda likes to explore new things such as biking, hiking and camping. She, as with all teens, struggles with transition, but is able to adjust after some time.

Amanda, 17, is proud to have expand her vocabulary through persistence and willful determination. She has learned sign language, which also increased her ability to communicate with others. Amanda does well in school and is proud of her academic accomplishments.

She and her sister have a very strong bond.

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.