Forever, no matter what

Posted on April 1, 2018

This guest blog post is written by Michelle Thompson. She and her husband, Richard, have five children, two of whom were adopted from foster care, Karissa and Theo; and three biological sons, Ben, Rick and J.D. The day a state car pulled into our driveway with a scared, but precious 5-year-old boy,

You never outgrow the need for family

Posted on March 1, 2018

This guest blog is written by Jessica Phoenix, a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids adoption recruiter in Florida and a recent adoptive mom. I always knew I would adopt one day. One day when I was older. One day when I was married. One day when my husband and I owned a home. One day when we had “X” amount of mo

Ken Calwell joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption board of trustees

Posted on February 9, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (DUBLIN, OH) February 9, 2011 – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is proud to announce the election of Ken Calwell to its board of trustees for a three-year term. Calwell is chief marketing officer for Wendy’s International, Inc. where he oversees Wendy’s advertisin

A story for National Adoption Day

Posted on November 15, 2010

For immediate release Saturday, November 20, is National Adoption Day Honor adoptive families by sharing one mother’s story in print or online COLUMBUS, OH — My name is Maria Hunte and I live in Columbus, Ohio. I am a single mom of one biological daughter, 16-year-old Jelisa, and five adopted

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Posted on November 1, 2010

Columbus, OH – All children deserve loving, permanent homes. That is the motivation behind the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month — a nationwide campaign to encourage families throughout the United States and Canada to open their hearts and h