7770 Whitmore Lake Road Brighton MI 48116 Gathering TImes: Sunday Morning: 10:00 AM - Wednesday: 7:00 PM

MARE (michigan adoption resource exchange)



Jevon C08483

Mix talent with compassion, and you’ve got Jevon. His talents include baking, drawing and playing games. On the compassionate side, Jevon likes helping other children as well as adults and is very loyal and protective of those he trusts. He also is polite and well-mannered. He enjoys being the center of attention around those he cares about. Some of his other interests include fishing, soaking up the outdoors and playing basketball and football. He also has an interest in model cars, and if he could visit any place in the world he would pick California not for Disneyland or the movie stars, but because he remembers the Golden State is a warm state. Closer to home, Jevon likes visiting the library and listening to music, especially rap and R&B.

William C08959 MARE

William C08959

William is a sports fan who enjoys participating as well as watching. William says he likes basketball and football. His favorite basketball team is the Miami Heat while his favorite football team is the Michigan Wolverines. In school, gym is one of William’s favorite classes. William also likes math because it’s an easy subject for him. He has a creative side as well and expresses it by drawing and coloring. “William likes to draw pictures and sketch in his notepad,” says his worker. William also enjoys helping around the house. “William is compassionate and thoughtful of others in the home,” says his worker. When it’s time to relax, you might find William reading an interesting book or playing an engaging video game. Or you might find him spending time with his friends, which is one of his favorite activities. William also enjoys watching movies with his current caregivers.


Zandra C09013

Her name starts with “Z,” but Zandra’s biggest personality trait starts with “A,” as in active. After school, she’s likely to attend a meeting of the Boys & Girls Club. Then it’s off to dancing or basketball. Sometimes, she might join her church youth group or its choir. On the weekends, she’ll often take a trip to the mall. At home, she’ll chip in for chores, especially cleaning tasks. She even wants to carry her active lifestyle into a career by becoming a police officer or “doing anything sports related,” she says. When it’s time for Zandra to take a breather, she’ll study her favorite subject, math — because in her words, “you use it for a lot of things.” Or she’ll munch on her favorite food, pizza. This girl’s “A” to “Z” interests spread to things she wants to do with her future forever family such as going to the mall, the movies or the grocery store.

Latasha C08979 MARE update

Latasha C08979

You gotta love a kid like Latasha who says that being silly makes her laugh. Tasha, as she prefers, jokes about the most important thing she wants people to know about her, saying that she’s “weird and crazy.” However, she’s not so “weird” when she talks about the place she most wants to visit, which is Florida. “I want to see dolphins,” Tasha says. Her other favorite critters include horses, dogs, snakes and rhinos. On the weekends, you’d likely find her sleeping, which is one her favorite free-time activities. Tasha also enjoys reading — she “carries a book with her at all times” says her worker – listening to music and attending church on Sundays. One of Tasha’s goals is to become more involved with school sports and a church community. Tasha enjoys other sports as well such as football and basketball. Tasha has recently started attending sporting events at her high school and values the additional time with her friends out of school hours. Another favorite activity is watching television; her favorite shows include ”Smallville,” “Supernatural,” “Charmed,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Fosters,” and “Dancing with the Stars.” Some of the things she’d like to do with her future forever family include going places and having fun nights out together.