Taye, Kemarquez and Kiondre’s Adoption Story

Posted on November 30, 2021

Carla and Oliver, of Ohio, have adopted three children from foster care: Taye, Kemarquez and Kiondre. These children are biological siblings who were adopted through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® program, in partnership with Caring for Kids. Important. Loved. Happ

An Update on Serenity and Kai’s Story

Posted on October 25, 2021

Kathryn and John, of Ontario, have adopted three children from foster care: Serenity, Malakai (Kai) and Abigail. Serenity and Kai are biological siblings who were adopted through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® program, in partnership with Adopt4Life. In

The Freedom to Dream Big: Conner’s Story

Posted on August 23, 2021

Placed in foster care when he was 7 years old, Conner spent nearly half of his young life longing for a permanent place to call home. “I moved a bunch. I really didn’t want to move that much. I didn’t think I could have a family,” he shared. Right now, more than 120,000 children, like Conner, are wa

Hope Through the Darkness

Posted on April 9, 2021

By Rita L. Soronen, President & CEO One year ago, our world changed dramatically and in ways we could never have imagined as COVID-19 spread, closing schools, shutting down businesses and leaving us with unrelenting separation and longing for the physical connection of family and friends. As the
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