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 ...

BLOG: Meet Suitcase Party Ambassador, Kristy

Kristy, this year's fabulous Suitcase Party ambassador and young professional, also happens to be a former youth in care. In anticipation of our exclusive party, happening this Thursday, February 25th, we c...

The Power of Education

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. I’ll never for get the words one foster mother told me when I was 11-years-old. She told me that because I was a Cro...

The Evolving Self

Written by Cheyanne Ratnam, @CheyRatnam, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council, former young person in care, CaFdn Ambassador, S.S.W., B.S.W., M.S.W. Now that August is here, it's becoming more of a ...

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...