YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: RAQUEL

There are currently 30,000 children and youth in care eligible for adoption in Canada, yet of this number, only 2,000 are adopted each year. Many of these young people have been abused, neglected, and/or ...

This Holiday, Change a Future

With the holiday season upon us, many are turning their focus towards supporting the most vulnerable members of our community. From youth living in foster care, to those who have recently transitioned to indepe...

BLOG: Heart Growth

Written by Jessica, a former youth in care and Children's Aid Foundation ambassador.  Recently, I’ve started a new role working with youth in care. Working with children in care has allowed me to love bigger t...
Team Hope Leonie The Buzz

#TeamHOPE Spotlight: Leonie Tomlinson

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) is less than two weeks away, and members of the Foundation's #TeamHOPE can't wait to tie-up their runners and hit the pavement in support of vulnerable kids acr...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JEMAL

For many youth from care, prevention support is critical to strengthening community resources for families and youth. Services such as family support, attachment parenting, family counselling, and community p...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHANA

Self-care and well-being are critical to the mental and physical health of youth in and from care. For many young people, experiencing abuse and neglect can create lifelong challenges that often include low sel...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHARLIE

For some young people living in the child welfare system, identifying as LGBTQ2S has been a devastating experience. Already struggling to come to terms with their own sexualities and/or genders, many of these y...