Mike Zak Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on August 3, 2020

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the more than 150,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Mike Zak as a member of its board of trustees, serving a thr

COVID-19 puts strain on foster to adopt process

Posted on April 9, 2020

The following story was produced by FOX 13 in Salt Lake City. The Atkins family knew their family wasn’t quite complete. Three years ago, Wendy and Ian Atkins began fostering children. Late last year, Wendy and Ian came across a 12-year-old girl named Kenzie on Utah’s Adoption Exchange. “As we were

Children in foster care among those at risk amid pandemic

Posted on April 8, 2020

This story was produced by WCBS in New York about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting children in foster care. The White House confirmed Tuesday that communities of color and the poor are getting hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and foster care are among those falling through the cracks.

Foster care children at risk during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on March 23, 2020

The following story was published by WEWS News 5 Cleveland in March 2020. There were more than 16,000 children currently in foster care in Ohio as of Jan 1, 2020, and the president of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption said many of them may be vulnerable during this coronavirus pandemic. Rita S

Finding Forever Families for Teens in Utah, like Ellie

Posted on March 6, 2020

Ellie entered foster care at age 16 after suffering years of physical and emotional abuse. In 2018, she was adopted through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program. FOX 13 Utah and reporter, Sydney Glenn, shared her story. During the 2019 fiscal year, the

Thank you, Bill Perkins

Posted on February 28, 2020

To date, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has found forever families for more than 9,000 children in foster care across the United States. The generosity of supporters, like Bill Perkins, make it possible to expand our Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® program to serve more children who need our help t

Leigh Burnside Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on February 26, 2020

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the more than 155,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Leigh Burnside, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Acc

Pamela Farber Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on February 24, 2020

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the more than 155,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Pamela Farber as a member of its board of trustees, serving

Sean Niklas Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on February 20, 2020

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the more than 155,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Sean Niklas as a member of its board of trustees, serving a
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