Wendy's Honoring National Foster Care Month

    Industry News | May 18, 2021

    There is an age-old saying that when you do good, you feel good. Wendy's, together with franchisees, suppliers and customers, is proud to actively support the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption with fundraising that helps make the dream of a forever family possible for children waiting to be adopted from foster care.

    As a champion of adoption for the past three decades, Wendy's advocates for children in foster care and raises critical funds to help make more adoptions happen year-round. Through a series of legacy fundraising programs, the Wendy's family has helped the DTFA reach more than 10,000 adoptions through its Wendy's Wonderful Kids® program in the United States and Canada.

    "At Wendy's we are passionate about finding permanent, loving families for the far too many children waiting in foster care," said Kurt Kane, President, U.S. & Chief Commercial Officer for The Wendy's Company and Board of Trustees member for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. "Every time someone eats at Wendy's or contributes through our fundraising programs like Frosty Key Tags, they help find a child in foster care their forever family. We appreciate our customers, crew members, franchisees, operators, suppliers and more who are all working together to make a difference."

    Wendy's is making it easy for consumers to give back in small ways that add up during a delicious season of giving benefiting the DTFA:

    Halloween Boo! Books (September 1 – October 31): With every purchase of a $1 Boo! Books coupon book, customers receive five free Jr. Frosty® treats.

    Coca-Cola and Dr Pepper (November 1 – November 30): Say cheers to National Adoption Month in November. Customers can visit Wendy's mobile app and redeem an offer for a free soft drink of any size with purchase. Thanks to Wendy's generous partners, each time consumers redeem the offer Coca-Cola and Dr Pepper will make a donation to the DTFA up to $500,000.

    Frosty Key Tags (November 1 – December 31): The sweetestand most well-known fundraiser at Wendy's will be back this year. Purchase a $2 Frosty Key Tag to receive a free Jr. Frosty every day for a year with any purchase and help the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption – do good to feel good.

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