A $2,500 grant is available for Johnny’s adoption. An additional $3,000 grant is available under our Boys Need Families Initiative for a qualified family applying before May 31, 2018 to adopt him. Further grant of $1,000 for any MD, DC, or VA family completing a home study through Cradle of Hope.
Johnny, 4 years old, was born in April 2014 and found abandoned as a newborn. He received surgery for Anal Atresia prior to admission to his institute. Johnny lives with a foster family and his physical development is described as good. He is close with his foster mom and is happy when she takes him out to play or cuddles him. In his foster home he is reportedly able to use the potty, but wears diapers at night. Johnny is described as being a cheerful, happy, active generous and thoughtful little boy. He can run, jump, go up and down stairs, and imitates drawing lines. His intelligence is on par with his peers, he is speaking in sentences and is able to communicate with adults. His favorite activity is playing outside and he enjoys toy cars. Orphanage staff said that he is too young to know many skills yet but they believe he will in the future