Guest Blog: These Children are Our Responsibility

By Darcy Thachuk
Aug 4, 2016 10:30 AM ET
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Guest Blog: These Children are Our Responsibility

Darcy Thachuk is a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiter and works each day to find forever families for children in foster care at the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society in Windsor, Ontario.

Our children are our responsibility, and I do not take this role lightly. I believe passionately and firmly that our children are all adoptable.

I am one of 11 Wendy’s Wonderful Kid’s recruiters for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption - Canada. The support and guidance from the Foundation has been my key area of inspiration to push the boundaries further and to become a champion for all children in government care. The base of my practice is to aspire to be a motivator, an educator and to simply help our children thrive by being their Wendy’s Wonderful Kid’s recruiter and friend. Adoption success is so much more than my role; it is about embracing our community to work together for our the full blog here.

The Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program is the signature child-focused recruitment model of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the more than 130,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Created by Wendy’s® founder Dave Thomas who was adopted, the Foundation implements evidence- based, results-driven national service programs, foster care adoption awareness campaigns and innovative grantmaking. To learn more, visit or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.