Unadoptable is Unacceptable – U.S.


The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is the only public nonprofit charity in the United States that is focused exclusively on foster care adoption. We challenge the systemic notion that some children are unadoptable. Every child deserves to live in a safe, loving and permanent home. Through our s

Before I was Adopted – Radio


Thanks to our generous community of supporters, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has found forever families more than 12,000 children. But the number of children waiting to be adopted from foster care continues to rise as families are devastated by the opioid crisis and other issues. More tha

Before I was Adopted – TV


Thanks to our generous community of supporters, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has found forever families more than 12,000 children. But the number of children waiting to be adopted from foster care continues to rise as families are devastated by the opioid crisis and other issues. More tha

5 Myths About Foster Care Adoption

Posted on August 1, 2022

By Rita L. Soronen Right now, there are more than 115,000 children in the United States who have been permanently separated from their family of origin and are waiting for someone to step forward to adopt them — a 15% increase since 2012.  Unfortunately, the myths and misperceptions surrounding

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