Recently, QSR Magazine featured Dave Thomas and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as part of the publication’s 20th anniversary issue. They interviewed Wendy's franchisees and executives who shared stories about the lessons they learned from Dave, and how his values are brought to life each and every day.
Our founder Dave Thomas believed everyone has an obligation to put back into life more than what they take out. With that in mind, Wendy’s was founded with the belief that a company should do more than just sell a product or service. We believe in giving back to our local communities and continuing Dave’s legacy, which is why Give Something Back is one of our brand’s core values.