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Wendy’s Franchisee Completes Monumental Task

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.

Desert Heat Doesn’t Deter Wendy’s Franchisee from His Goal

4,000 mile bike ride nears completion
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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.

Wendy’s Franchise Owner Keeps His Foot on the Pedal for Children in Foster Care

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It’s the home to a distinct type of barbeque and this city straddles a state line. Today Ed Anderson’s Tour de Adoption takes us to Kansas City. He’s trying to raise $1 million to help find forever families for children in foster care. And dollar by dollar, he is doing it, but he still needs help!

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. So far, he’s $215,000 towards his goal and he isn’t finished yet.

Heading West with Ed Anderson’s Tour de Adoption

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The gateway to the west is Ed Anderson’s latest stop on his Tour de Adoption. Half way through his ride across the United States, he’s gaining momentum on the road and towards his $1 million goal. To date, Ed has more than $210,000 pledged to his ride!

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Wendy’s Franchisee Keeps Pedaling for Kids in Foster Care

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Ed Anderson, Wendy’s franchisee, is riding his bike across the country to help the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption find homes for “unadoptable” children. We catch up with Ed after a grueling day of biking across 91 miles of hills… Hear his update from Louisville….25 percent through his race!

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Wendy's Franchisee Rides Uphill Both Ways to Raise $1 Million for Children in Foster Care (Update)

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Ed Anderson is cycling cross-country to raise $1-million dollars for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

“There are more than 107,000 kids in foster care in the United States,” Anderson says. “I just want to do something to help them find their mom and dad.”

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption works to find forever families for children in foster care in the United States and Canada.

Listen to Ed’s update from Pittsburgh:

Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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Ed Anderson, a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA, is making his way across the country on his bike all to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Supporting Wendy’s Franchisee Tour De Adoption One Text at a Time

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Dave Thomas once said, “There’s no one to stop you but yourself.” And with that quote in mind we salute Ed Anderson, a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, Virginia who recently kicked off his Tour de Adoption.

Anderson is riding his bicycle across the country to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. He started July 26 at Virginia Beach and will end on October 4 in San Diego. Along the way he’ll be stopping at Wendy’s restaurants.

Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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It’s the country music capital of the world. You can buy cowboy boots on sale and you might even see Blake Shelton take to The Stage on any given day. But this weekend, Nashville was just the next stop on Ed Anderson’s cross-country bike ride to raise $1 million to help find forever families for the children in the U.S. foster care system.

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Follow Wendy’s Franchise Owner as he Bikes Across America for Children in Foster Care

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Follow along as Ed Anderson pedals his way across the country to raise critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Ed will cover 4,000 miles by October 4 and his goal is to raise $1 million to help find permanent, loving homes for the children waiting in foster care.

Today he is in the Steel City, home of the Stanley Cup champions and famous Primanti Bros. sandwiches! But he won’t be in Pittsburgh long because he still has thousands of miles to go before he reaches San Diego, CA.

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