Ed Anderson biked 4,000 miles across the U.S. for children waiting to be adopted from foster care
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Ed Anderson started out with a mission to honor his late friend Dave Thomas. The Wendy’s Founder made it his mission to always give back and did so in a big way when he created the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The Foundation focuses on dramatically increasing adoptions from foster care. Anderson thought, what better way to honor his friend than to ride coast to coast to raise awareness and $1 million to help find forever families for children in foster care.
Ed Anderson has endured it all. From flat tires to a trip to the ER, but the Wendy’s Franchisee who owns restaurants in the Virginia Beach area is on a mission. Anderson is riding his bike 4,000 miles across the country to raise $1 million and awareness for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The Foundation furnishes grants to adoption agencies across the country to employ adoption recruiters who find homes for children who have been in foster care the longest.
Meet the Wendy’s franchisee biking across America for children in foster care
Where the rubber meets the road. A cliché for where the hard work takes place, but for Wendy’s franchisee Ed Anderson, it’s truly where he plans to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. After months of training, Ed will strap on his bike helmet, pump up his tires and hit the road for a two-month bike ride across America, all in the name of foster care adoption.
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“Dave Thomas’ commitment to giving back drives me to help and do much more,” Ed wrote in a letter.
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