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...

Free Spin, Second Chances

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. Anybody that knows me knows that Wheel of Fortune is by far my favourite show in the entire world.  To many people W...

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 ...

Everyone Deserves a Role Model

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. It's normal for most kids and youth to have a role model, somebody they can look up to and aspire to be like. That p...

The Future is Now

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. For many young people, going to school is a normal part of life. But what happens when your life is interrupted by a...

When the Kids Aren’t Alright

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. We’ve all been there --- in line at the grocery store and witnessing a young child throwing what appears to be a tan...

Life…

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. Life... To me, life is entirely about the choices you make in conjunction with events and circumstances. Life ha...