A story for National Adoption Day

COLUMBUS, OH — My name is Maria Hunte and I live in Columbus, Ohio. I am a single mom of one biological daughter, 16-year-old Jelisa, and five adopted girls: Dominique, 17; Jamilah, 15; Demitria, 13; Latandra, 12; and Giarra, 5.


November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Columbus, OH – All children deserve loving, permanent homes. That is the motivation behind the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month — a nationwide campaign to encourage families throughout the United States and Canada to open their hearts and homes to children in foster care who are waiting to be Read More


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Names America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

DUBLIN, Ohio (September 23, 2010) – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption today announced the fourth annual 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list recognizing organizations nationwide for their adoption benefits. The Wendy’s/Arby’s Group earned the top spot by offering a maximum of $24,300 in financial assistance and up to six weeks paid leave. “This is one Read More


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announces two new staff

(DUBLIN, OH) August 26, 2010 – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members: Alison Fournier as office manager and Staci Perkins as director of marketing and communications.