National Adoption Month

It’s Easier Than You Think to Help Children Waiting to Be Adopted From Foster Care

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November is National Adoption Month. Thirty days to shine a light on the critical need for foster and adoptive families to give the 117,000 children waiting in foster care the loving families they deserve.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption believes that no child is ever too old for family. We focus on finding adoptive families for older children who might age out of care without being adopted.

November Is National Adoption Month! 5 Ways You Can Get Involved

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Every child deserves a safe, loving and permanent family. That is the simple, yet profound motivation behind National Adoption Month. Celebrated across North America each November, this special month of awareness building helps to increase the number of families considering adoption and celebrates the joys of creating families through foster care adoption.
 

Celebrating National Adoption Month

By Rita Soronen, President & CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
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Every child deserves a safe, loving and permanent family. That is the simple yet profound motivation behind National Adoption Month. Celebrated across North America each November, this special month of awareness helps to increase the number of families willing to consider adoption and celebrates the joys of creating families through foster care adoption.

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Celebrates Final Day of National Adoption Night with a Success Story

Former Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter is the forever family one child always wanted
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Nicole (pictured left) is a former Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter from Wisconsin who had worked with Arasia (pictured right) since 2013. The two had a strong bond, so strong in fact that Nicole thought she might be the forever family Arasia needed. As Nicole continued to look for Arasia’s forever family, eventually what she knew was true in her heart came to fruition. She was the one who was meant to adopt Araisa. In fact, Araisa’s adoption was finalized on her 19th birthday! We are so happy that Nicole and Arasia found each other!

Dave Thomas Foundation Helps Bring Foster Kids and Families Together

By Kelly Eisenhardt
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Helping children move from foster care to permanent homes is a challenge in the United States. Many children age out of the system without ever having found a loving adoptive family. Aging out without the support of a loving family can have negative consequences on a person’s future. The Dave Thomas Foundation is working to connect more foster children with the families they deserve.

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