Give

Guest post by Kate Bartalon Senior Director, Development Each year during the second week in May we see a surge in giving here at the Foundation. Something I expect is common for many nonprofits. In celebration of Mother’s Day, sons and daughters are making gifts in honor of and in memory of their moms. Perhaps Read More


Simple acts of kindness

Guest post by Robin Campbell Senior Director, Corporate Relations His visible simplicity underscored what made him complex. I worked for Mr. Thomas for the better part of 15 years at Wendy’s and witnessed countless moments of simple kindness: He always said good morning. He knew most of the 600+ employees by name. He loved to Read More


Have a voice? Use it.

Guest post by Miguel Perez Chief Operating Officer Inside our DTFA offices, we often refer to ourselves as “the voice for foster care adoption.” As chief operating officer, one of my responsibilities is to make sure our voices are strong, heard and making an impact. With that in mind, we thought our engaged supporters would Read More


Guest blog: You will never be too old to want a family

I am honored and proud to share this blog space today with Sharde Armstrong, a remarkable young woman who is currently a candidate for a Juris Doctor at New York University School of Law. She went to law school because of a belief that child welfare reform can often be accomplished via legislative and judicial Read More