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Makayla

Makayla

Makayla, age 10, is a high-spirited and outgoing young girl! She loves playing with friends – especially playing anything that involves dolls and make-overs. Makayla adores clothing, make-up and painting her nails. Her favorite foods are...

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Luis

Luis

Luis, age 13, is a quiet and reserved young boy. He has excellent manners, is very patient and enjoys helping others. Luis loves to participate in many activities. He especially likes to play board games where he can showcase his math skills...

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Michael S.

Michael S.

Michael is an adventurous, bright 13 year-old who is very athletic and loves being outside. He enjoys many different sports, but his favorite game to play is basketball. Michael likes to explore new places and new things, and enjoys school. His...

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Michele

Michele

Michele, age 15, currently has a Weekend Miracles host family but is still looking for an adoptive family. Michele is a personable girl with a genuine spirit to help others.  Born in 2002, Michele is described as initially quiet and reserved...

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Michael

Michael

Michael is a friendly and thoughtful 16-year-old young man who dreams of one day becoming a mechanical engineer. Watch Michael’s Feature on Wednesday’s Child.  Among his hobbies, he enjoys playing point of view games with his friends...

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Ryan and Heron

Ryan and Heron

Ryan, age 13, and Heron, age 10, are a dynamic duo. These pair of brothers have different personalities that bring out the best in each other.  Ryan is shy and quiet while his younger brother, Heron, is talkative and loud! The boys love sports...

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Trayvon

Trayvon

Trayvon is an inquisitive 11 year old boy who wishes to be adopted by a loving and supportive family. He is healthy, personable and very independent!  At first, Trayvon is a little shy and quiet but once he gets to know you he is friendly and...

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Victor

Victor

Victor, age 14, currently has a Weekend Miracles host family but is still looking for an adoptive family. Watch Victor’s feature on Wednesday’s Child. Victor, age 14, is a kid who enjoys playing basketball, swimming, riding roller-coasters and...

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Avianna

Avianna

Avianna, age 16, currently has a Weekend Miracles host family, but is still looking for an adoptive family. Avianna is a high spirited girl. Likes most teenage girls, she loves talking and being active with her friends. She enjoys a good game of...

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Anthony Q.

Anthony Q.

Anthony, age 15, currently has a Weekend Miracles host family, but is still looking for an adoptive family. Anthony is a sweet and thoughtful young man whose patient demeanor makes him great with younger kids. He also has wonderful manners and...

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Sandy & Mandy

Sandy & Mandy

Sandy and her twin sister Mandy are 14 years old. They currently live in a foster home in Colombia. Sandy is a very good 7th grade student. She likes her school and is very responsible. Sandy loves to dance. She is shy, respectful and well...

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Penny

Penny

Penny is an affectionate, active, and respectful 13-year-old girl who is in good health. Penny enjoys taking workshops for dance, theatre, and sports in order to learn new skills, and she is a hardworking student because she likes learning new...

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Kidsave events have given my youth opportunities to seek supports within the community. The Kidsave hosts who have connected with my teens have provided support to teens who feel they have very little.


Fawnda Sandoval, Child Social Worker III

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services Adoption and Permanency Resource Division

Kidsave Weekend Miracles brings in a whole group of adults who weren’t ready to foster or adopt but want to make a difference in a child’s lives…
There are a slew of families interested in making a difference.


Sari Grant

Los Angeles County Recruitment Administrator

Eight years into hosting I can truly say Tawanesha is my family. The Kidsave experience has changed both of our lives for the better. Watching Tawanesha persevere through obstacles has been the most fulfilling experience ever.


Jesseca Ryan

Kidsave Host

Phone: 310-642-7283
Fax: 310-641-7283
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Culver City, CA 90230