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Foster Care Adoption


Children enter foster care through no fault of their own because of abuse or neglect. They deserve a safe, loving home.

As our founder, Dave Thomas, always said,

“These children are not someone else’s responsibility. They are our responsibility.”

Download our step-by-step guide to learn more and get started on the adoption journey.

Stories Of Impact

Maci Kean

Placed into foster care at age 15 after the death of her parents, Maci said she had come to terms with being alone. But with the help of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and Wendy’s Wonderful Kids adoption recruiter, Stephanie, Maci was adopted by the Kean family just 51 days before her 18th birthday.

“Once I got into the family, my world started to change, my mindset started to change, my future started to change.”

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