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July 2, 2013
Lynn Stowe joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as chief operating officer

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is pleased to announce the addition of Lynn Stowe as the Foundation’s chief operating officer. Stowe previously worked for 30 years in commercial banking, most recently at Huntington National Bank headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. As senior vice president/commercial sales manager, Stowe specialized in large corporate treasury management. She is a past...

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June 13, 2013
Father’s Day Frosty Weekend June 15 and 16

We want to wish all the dads out there a Happy Father’s Day! The impact you make in your children’s lives each day is immeasurable. Every year, Wendy’s celebrates dads during Father’s Day Frosty Weekend. With every Frosty sold this Saturday and Sunday, participating Wendy’s will donate 50 cents to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption so we can help...

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June 10, 2013
Latest staff blog: Do good

Senior Director of Marketing & Communications Staci Perkins talks about the six internal brand promises of Foundation staff.  View our latest blog post.

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Follow the Foundation during its 8th annual #WWKSummit

The Foundation holds its annual Summit May 14-15 in Columbus, Ohio. More than 25 adoption advocates and former foster youth will speak to adoption professionals from the U.S. and Canada on a variety of topics including the state of adoption, family finding, cultural competence in adoption, and how adoption saved one youth.

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May 9, 2013
Foundation hosts hundreds of U.S., Canadian adoption professionals for annual Summit

Hundreds of adoption professionals will convene in Columbus as the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption hosts its annual Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Summit. The two-day event begins Tuesday, May 14, at the Hilton at Easton.

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April 23, 2013
National nonprofit honors Pennsylvania business for adoption advocacy

The Foundation will honor Quality Custom Cabinetry, Inc. (QCCI), a southeast Pennsylvania construction and design company, for its continued commitment to provide its employees with benefits to grow their families through adoption.

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April 22, 2013
Foundation offers adoption advice during National Infertility Awareness Week

The Foundation has partnered with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association during National Infertility Awareness Week, April 21-27, to share with those challenged by infertility that families can be built through foster care adoption.

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April 2, 2013
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption receives communications award from Council on Foundations

The Foundation's strategy to communicate Wendy's Wonderful Kids has earned it the Wilmer Shields Rich Award from the Council on Foundations and The Communication Network.

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DAV-048 When I First Met Poster_Having a Son February 28, 2013
Foundation launches new PSA campaign on adoptive families

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has launched a new public service campaign about families built through foster care adoption. The “When I First Met My Child” video and poster series features real families formed through foster care adoption. You can preorder copies of the posters on our store page.  

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February 26, 2013
First adoptions finalized in Ohio partnership

Three northern Ohio siblings have a loving, permanent new home and are the first adoptions a result of a partnership between the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption that will help more of Ohio’s waiting children find homes.

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