2023 Recruiter of the Year: Andrea from Utah

Posted on September 26, 2023

During the 2023 Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® Summit, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recognized Andrea, a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter with Raise the Future in Utah, as a Recruiter of the Year. Andrea is a passionate, diligent professional who has a special ability to connect with the childre

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2023 Recruiter of the Year: Michael from Kentucky

Posted on September 18, 2023

Michael has been a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® adoption professional at the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services since 2018. Among his peers, Michael is known for his positive attitude and unique ability to build lasting connections with the young people he serves. The Dave Thomas Found

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Building Trust and an Unbreakable Bond: Merriah’s Story

Posted on September 11, 2023

New York — Merriah was placed in foster care when she was 6 years old after enduring abuse and neglect. For nine long years, she moved between multiple foster homes and her mother’s home. As the years went by, Merriah lost hope that she would ever have a permanent family.   “I didn’t thin

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Terry Stigdon joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on September 1, 2023

Foundation committed to finding permanent homes for the more than 140,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national nonprofit public charity, today welcomed Terry Stigdon as a member of its board of trustees, serving

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