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

2021 Highlights from Rita Soronen

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  DEAR FRIENDS, In 2020, our world changed in ways we could never have imagined. It has been an incredibly difficult time for all of us. But for children in foster care waiting to be adopted, who have endured abuse, neglect and often countless layers of trauma in their young lives, the negative

Building Fund Donors

Posted on October 21, 2021

(as of June 30, 2021)The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is pleased to recognize our Building Fund Campaign donors who generously gave $10,000 or more to help with the build-out and ongoing management of our new forever home. AKSAN Enterprises All-Star Management owned and operated by the Allegr

Supporter Spotlights of 2021

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The following individuals represent the growing number of generous donors who are passionately helping to advance the Foundation’s mission. We are pleased to share some of the many reasons they support this critical work.  — THANK YOU — Robert Sfire Several years ago, Robert, a business owner a

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