Beverly Thomson Pays it Forward

"I see the kinds of stories that we cover every day and some of the children who fall through the cracks. I know that the programs exist out there, and if they just knew about them, or if these programs could b...

Camp Experiences Go Beyond the Bonfire

Camp is not only a meaningful experience for thousands of young people across Canada, but for many a rite of passage. Learning wilderness survival skills and how to steer a canoe is only one element of the jour...

Having “it all”

Written by Matthew Powell, an ambassador for the Foundation and former young person in care. I am an intellectual by nature and an existentially broken philosopher. These two attributes of my personality hav...

I am a Graduate

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. Kristy and her mom I have been labelled many things in my life, both good and bad. I am a daught...

Love is All You Need

Written by Jemmy Felix, a member of our Young Person's Advisory Council and former young person in care. "Love is All You Need" resonated with me because it speaks to the idea of 'normalcy'. It also touched me...

Self-Care

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. Candidate. One of the most important things I've ...

Sharing my past

Written by Cheyanne Ratnam, 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. Candidate Recently, as I was walking I was stopped by an eld...