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Our Top Five Buzz-worthy Articles of 2014

2014 has been a truly transformative year at the Children's Aid Foundation. From the launch of The Buzz to another incredible Teddy Bear Affair, we are so grateful for the generous support we've received. Here ...
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Believing in Myself

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. For most of my life I feel like I have not been told what I am capable of doing; instead I’ve been told what I’m inc...
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Free Spin, Second Chances

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. Anybody that knows me knows that Wheel of Fortune is by far my favourite show in the entire world.  To many people W...
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Finding Myself

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. I am so grateful to say that at 26 I truly know myself. I don’t think I am perfect or that I won’t continue to grow, b...
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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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Investing in my future

Written by Maya Ramchandani, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. I've been counting down the days and I can see summer slowly slipping away; it's bittersweet. Bitter because I've been liberated ...
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Everyone Deserves a Role Model

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. It's normal for most kids and youth to have a role model, somebody they can look up to and aspire to be like. That p...
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When the Kids Aren’t Alright

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. We’ve all been there --- in line at the grocery store and witnessing a young child throwing what appears to be a tan...
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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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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...