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On December 2, Let’s Give’r

C'mon Canada! Let's give to our most vulnerable kids. On Giving Tuesday (Tuesday, December 2nd) ditch the malls and give Canadian kids the best gift of all: hope for a brighter future.  To promote the day, the...

Love is All You Need

Written by Jemmy Felix, a member of our Young Person's Advisory Council and former young person in care. "Love is All You Need" resonated with me because it speaks to the idea of 'normalcy'. It also touched me...

Encouraging others to give back

In celebration of volunteers, Jessica Burke-Trebell, a former young person in care, shares a video and blog that detail her experiences travelling, volunteering, and working abroad as a teacher in rural Uganda....
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I’m not the only kid who grew up this way

Written by Wendy Hayes, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. There’s a number that gets tossed around a lot, and it usually sits around 8,000. That’s about the number of youth permanently in care in...

ReMoved

This award-winning, moving short film, "ReMoved", shares a young girl's dramatic and heart-wrenching journey into foster care. It does an incredible job of outlining the struggles faced by many young people who...

Not So Tough Love

The effectiveness of humour is evident in this adorable ad by AdoptUSKids that proves you don't have to be perfect to be an adoptive parent. There are thousands of children in the child welfare system across Ca...
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Year in Review

This year marked a pivotal point in the Children's Aid Foundation's evolution. From the establishment of its first Young Persons Advisory Council to incredible events like the Women's Golf and Joe Carter Classi...