finding forever families

for children in foster care

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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.

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids®


Through the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada provides funding to adoption agencies to hire recruiters who implement an evidence-based, child-focused recruitment model. Learn more

Stories of Impact

The Connors-Amy Family

John and Kathryn, of Ontario, have adopted three children from foster care, including siblings Serenity and Kai through the Foundation’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program.

“Our Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter, Darcy, provided invaluable support throughout our journey to becoming parents to these amazing and beautiful children,” Kathryn shared. “We are eternally grateful.”

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