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Comfort today, memories for the future

When kids who’ve experienced abuse and neglect enter the care of the child welfare system, it can be a very traumatic and disorienting time, but it is never their fault. Often they are removed from their home q...
Female youth in dentist chair

Freedom from chronic pain

In Canada, our private dental care system can be a barrier to accessing oral health care for those who lack insurance coverage and cannot afford to see a dentist or dental hygienist. This is especially true for...
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Secure, stable housing changes a life

Meet ALEXANDRA*. When she was six years old, her mother took her own life and ALEXANDRA was placed in the care of her aunt and later with her father, where she experienced abuse and neglect until she called he...
Jay in garden

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JAY

JAY, 25, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding and TELUS' Mobility for Good™. He also received support from the Friends and Loved Ones Fund. He is currently enrolled in the C...
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Allies in Action – Kappa Kappa Gamma

Every year, Kappa Kappa Gamma, a sorority chapter out of the University of Toronto, hosts a fall philanthropic event to raise funds for a chosen charity. In the fall, they chose Children’s Aid Foundation of Can...
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The value of strengthening families

Currently, an estimated 63,000 children and youth are living in foster and group homes in Canada. Without support, the odds these young people face are hard to overcome and their outcomes are poor. And yet, ...