I am me

I Am Me, And There is No One Else I’d Rather Be

Written by Marko Berrak-Tinaz MARKO, 21, is a fourth year Undergraduate student at the University of Toronto, currently completing an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental and Indigenous Studies wit...
Suzie, long blonde hair, half pulled back, wearing a black shirt with pink floral details on the sleeve, standing in a doorway in a grey brick wall

Young People in Profile: SUZIE

SUZIE, 22, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarships that have helped her pursue a degree with a double major in English and history. She is also a recipient of the TELUS Mobility for G...

Young People in Profile: IAN

IAN, 27, is a youth ambassador with Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, and a former youth in care. He is a recipient of scholarship and grant funding, as well as support from the Friends and Loved Ones Fund a...
Kahleen wearing yellow sweater, smiling in front of brick wall.

Young People in Profile: KAHLEEN

KAHLEEN, 23, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship and grant funding, which has allowed her to pursue her post-secondary goals. She has also been able to attend camp, the Corsage Pro...
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...

Young People in Profile: BRIGITTE

BRIGITTE, 24, is a recipient of Children's Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding, and currently enrolled at Tyndale University College and Seminary. After experiencing ongoing abuse at home, she entered ...

Young People in Profile: VIVIAN

VIVIAN, 21, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding, a past student at the Pinball Clemon's Ambassador School Program, and currently enrolled at Centennial College. Entering fo...

Young People in Profile: TAWNYA

With the ongoing support of Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding, TAWNYA, 20, will graduate from Durham College as a Dean's List recipient and with a Diploma in Human Resources. She hopes to launch a car...

Young People in Profile: CHANTAL

CHANTAL, 25, is an advocate for youth in and from care and now directly supports youth in care through her role as a child protection worker, with the same agency that had once been responsible for her care. En...

Younf People in Profile: JUSTIN

An advocate for other youth from care, JUSTIN is a graduate of Seneca College's business management program, which he completed with support from Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding. Entering foster car...