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BLOG: Heart Growth

Written by Jessica, a former youth in care and Children's Aid Foundation ambassador.  Recently, I’ve started a new role working with youth in care. Working with children in care has allowed me to love bigger t...
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The Seed

Written by Maya, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. Last week while I was giving a friend a ride home in Toronto, I experienced something powerful. I grew up in Toronto and my first two foster ...
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Life…

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. Life... To me, life is entirely about the choices you make in conjunction with events and circumstances. Life ha...
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Celebrating World Pride

Friday, June 20th marked the official kick-off of WorldPride 2014 in Toronto. Celebrating people across the globe of all backgrounds and sexual orientations, this is North America's very first WorldPride event....
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A Seed is Just a Seed

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. Initially a seed is just a seed, but with the right TLC it grows into a flower. Before a flower buds it goes through...

Another Year Older

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person's Advisory Council and former young person in care. May 10th was my 23rd birthday and it really made me reflect on a lot of things about my life, both p...
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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...