Run, CJ! Run!

Posted on August 23, 2019

By Dee Marks Dee Marks adopted her son, CJ, through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program in Ohio. My son, CJ, has always been a runner. Sadly, running used to be CJ’s way to escape. He spent almost seven years in foster care. That can be a traumatic experience for

Thank you, Noah Fredenberg

Posted on August 5, 2019

Noah Fredenberg completes his run at Rockaway Beach, New York Noah Fredenberg ran from Los Angeles to New York to raise money for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and awareness of the more than 123,000 children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. After 121 days and ne

Every child in Louisiana deserves a loving family

Posted on August 1, 2019

By John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana Surrounded by former foster youth and other advocates, Governor Edwards (bottom, center) signs Louisiana’s law extending foster care to age 21 As governor, I have many responsibilities, but none more critical or closer to my heart than the safety and