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Rob Geen Named Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees Chair

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced that Rob Geen, has been elected as chair of its board of trustees. Geen formerly served as vice chair and has been a member of the Foundation’s board since 2016. Read More

Jelani Freeman Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, welcomed Jelani Freeman as a member of its board of trustees, serving a three-year term. Read More

Rich Krumholz Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, welcomed Rich Krumholz as a member of its board of trustees, serving a three-year term. Read More

Kris Kaffenbarger Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, welcomed Kris Kaffenbarger as a member of its board of trustees, serving a three-year term. Read More

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Expands Foster Care Adoption Program Statewide in Georgia

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) are proud to announce a partnership that will lead to more adoptions of the longest-waiting youth waiting in foster care.   Read More

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Expands Foster Care Adoption Program Statewide in Alabama   

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and the State of Alabama are proud to announce a unique public-private partnership to expand the Foundation's Wendy's Wonderful Kids program that helps find permanent, loving homes for the longest-waiting youth in foster care. Read More

New Company Tops Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s 2022 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is pleased to share our 16th annual Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list, recognizing organizations that are leading the way in making adoption a supported option for their employees. Read More

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Expands Foster Care Adoption Program Statewide in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services kicked off a new partnership with the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. This partnership expands Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The two organizations share a key belief: every child deserves a permanent, loving home. Read More

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Received Major Gift from MacKenzie Scott

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption received an unconditional, multi-million dollar donation from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott to help advance its mission of dramatically increasing the number of adoptions of children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Read More

More than 500 Children Adopted Through Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada Program

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada is proud to announce that its Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program, in partnership with provincial governments, Ontario Children’s Aid Societies, adoption agencies and adoption professionals, has helped find permanent homes for more than 500 children in Canada since 2006.  Read More

More Canadians Consider Expanding Their Families Through Adoption

According to a new national survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada, 32% percent of Canadian adults, who have not adopted, have considered adoption. Of those individuals, 73% have considered foster care adoption, which is up 15% from 2017 and at an all-time high since the survey began in 2012. Read More

More Americans Consider Building Their Family Through Adoption

According to a new national survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 37% of adults in the United States who have not adopted have considered adoption (a significant increase from 25% in 2017). Of those individuals, 82% have considered foster care adoption — up 3% from 2017 and at an all-time high since 2007. Read More
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