Foundation Gala Update

After long and thoughtful review, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada has decided to cancel this year’s event which was planned for November 21st, 2020. The health and safety of our youth, staff, attendees, supporters and volunteers is our top priority. This decision was not taken lightly.

While the Foundation Gala has been cancelled, the funds raised at this annual event are needed more than ever. With the escalation of COVID-19, families and former youth in care across Canada are facing unprecedented challenges.


“Some of my friends are getting help from family with groceries or meals or bills, or even money, but I don’t have a relationship with my family. There’s no one looking out for me but me.”

– JESSICA, former youth in care*

The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada 2020 unGala

In this different kind of year, the Foundation is launching an “unGala” initiative to raise funds in support of Canada’s most vulnerable children and youth through an exciting online auction, raffle and donations from our long-standing supporters. Money raised will fund the Foundation’s ongoing and critical operations in support of its mission to improve the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system. Your support will help families stay safe and together and help former youth in care get through this challenging period. Please consider making a donation in lieu of your usual ticket or table purchase.

To make a donation to the online auction click here.

To make a financial donation click here.

*Name and identity are protected

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