Sakari, Age 17

Sakari has many interests and things she likes to do. Sakari loves to journal about her everyday thoughts, wants, and desires. Journaling gives Sakari an outlet to express herself which she enjoys very much. Sakari also is very creative, she likes to draw and color. Sakari likes to draw shapes and various designs that are unique to her personality. Sakari also likes to relax and just take in her surroundings. She enjoys leisurely walks in the community, taking in all nature has to offer, and meeting new people in her adventures. Sakari does occasionally like to shoe shop, shoes of a practical nature that is, as she likes to be comfortable everywhere she travels. Sakari would like to explore the wonderful world of photography if and when the opportunity becomes available to her.

Sakari is open to any type of family structure or demographics. The most important things that Sakari wants in a family are love, understanding, acceptance, and their full support. Sakari would do well in a family that has a daily structure. Sakari would also be most comfortable if she were the only child or with one or two younger siblings. In any permanency environment, Sakari would want to maintain contact with her biological family in some form. Sakari is very easygoing, she is willing to be active but also can be content staying at home relaxing with her family. Sakari likes to be active in church activities, she is drawn to the energy that the church generates.  Sakari would do well in a structured living environment where everyone has an active family role. Sakari also likes all kinds of animals and would help take care of them. Sakari has no preference whether she lives with a family in the country or city environment. Is your family ready to dive in and take a chance on this special girl?

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Sakari and the adoption process by contacting NOAS’ Intake Specialist at 800-686-6627 ext. 126 or email us at [email protected]

Become A Mentor To A Local Foster Youth

Ordinary things like forming safe and lasting relationships, problem-solving, goal setting, applying for college, and setting boundaries can be a great challenge for foster youth.

A caring and well-trained mentor can inspire and guide a foster youth ages 12-17, or a former foster youth ages 18-21, to pursue a productive future and reach his or her full potential. Mentor One Who Needs Someone.

Call the Ignite Mentor Coordinator at 330-980-4505.


17 years old

17 years

female, girl, teen, child, teen girl

white, caucasian