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Media Appearances

Along with Virginia’s Adoption Champion and our founder Debbie Johnston, we work with television, print, and radio media in order to spread the word about the adoption and foster care needs in Virginia. Find some of the stories we have been featured in below. You can see a comprehensive list of our media pieces here.


Here’s our latest coverage from Showcase Richmond with Matt DiNardo, starring our Adoption Champion, Debbie J. Johnston and Autumn, our Field Program Coordinator. This piece aired January 30th, 2017 and gives informative information about our new Family Match Pilot Program and partnership with Adoption-Share.

Here’s our latest coverage from Virginia this Morning, WTVR CBS 6 that aired December 16, 2016.

Our fearless adoption champion of Virginia, Debbie J. Johnston was starred! We are asking for donations to assist us in our mission of finding children permanent, loving homes and normalcy. Virginia this morning airs LIVE Monday – Friday, 9am-10am.

Here’s the news segment below!


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Social Media

Connecting Hearts uses social media as an important tool when it comes to spreading awareness. We are very active on our Facebook, Twitter & Instragram pages. Connect with us and help us spread the word about adoption and foster care needs in Virginia!

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Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy
I was a foster mother for nearly a decade. I believe that all children - regardless of their race, ethnicity, or economic status - deserve a chance. Being raised by my grandmother, this issue is very personal to me. That's why I am happy to report that my HB 2758 passed the House of Delegates yesterday. The bill requires the local Departments of Social Services to notify all relatives when a child is removed from a home and give them information about how to become a licensed foster parent.
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