Believing in Myself

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. For most of my life I feel like I have not been told what I am capable of doing; instead I’ve been told what I’m inc...

Kids Giving Back to Kids

One of the greatest things we can do in life is give-back to others, a lesson to which 10-year-old Lea Shoub is well acquainted. After being assigned a school project that required her to choose a charity th...

Finding Myself

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. I am so grateful to say that at 26 I truly know myself. I don’t think I am perfect or that I won’t continue to grow, b...

Support the United Way and CAF

Did you know that your work's United Way workplace campaign can not only benefit the United Way but also fund the Children's Aid Foundation? That's right! Through your place of business' United Way workplace...

On Loneliness and Success

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. I’m frequently asked to describe what it was like growing up in the care of the Children’s Aid Society. What it was ...

The Seed

Written by Maya, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. Last week while I was giving a friend a ride home in Toronto, I experienced something powerful. I grew up in Toronto and my first two foster ...

A Night of Support

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young People's Advisory Council and former young person in care. Last week, I had the extreme honour of speaking in front of hundreds of people at the 15th annual ...