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BLOG: Meet Suitcase Party Ambassador, Kristy

Kristy, this year's fabulous Suitcase Party ambassador and young professional, also happens to be a former youth in care. In anticipation of our exclusive party, happening this Thursday, February 25th, we c...
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Healing, Glee, & a Wife-to-Be

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young People’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. Growing up, it was hard to believe I was loved. In my head, my parents hadn’t loved me enough to fig...
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A New Perspective

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. This past Sunday I was given the opportunity to speak at the 15th annual Boutique Ball put on by Proje...
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These Voices

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young People’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. For almost two years now I have been blessed to be part of the Young Person’s Advisory Council (YPAC) ...
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A Night of Support

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young People's Advisory Council and former young person in care. Last week, I had the extreme honour of speaking in front of hundreds of people at the 15th annual ...
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Camp Experiences Go Beyond the Bonfire

Camp is not only a meaningful experience for thousands of young people across Canada, but for many a rite of passage. Learning wilderness survival skills and how to steer a canoe is only one element of the jour...
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Summers of Self-Discovery

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. Now that we are finally getting a taste of summer weather, I can’t help but reflect back on my time ...
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I am a Graduate

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. Kristy and her mom I have been labelled many things in my life, both good and bad. I am a daught...

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...