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Durham Children's Aid Foundation

No Child Shall Be Left Behind


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Donate Your Used Vehicle and Support

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Fore The Future 2021 Charity Golf Classic

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The Durham Children’s Aid Foundation (DCAF) receives support through various programs, community activities, donors/supporters and events. The funds raised directly benefit children and youth involved with Durham Children’s Aid Society by supporting services that are not covered by government funding. The funds are dedicated to key areas, each providing help in different but essential ways. These programs may seem small, but they can have a huge impact on the life of a child or youth. It is because of the support of the community that DCAF is able to extend a helping hand to those children in desperate need. This helps to break the cycle of abuse and neglect, and to foster the healthy development of youth into socially responsible adults.

Your donation will go a long way in helping to build a future of hope for children in the Durham region through the following programs:

Gifts of Support & Love

Children, Youth & their Families helped by Durham CAF

Gifts of Brighter Futures

Post-Secondary bursaries awarded to Youth

Gifts of Hope

Children, Youth & their Families supported by Holiday Hope

Gifts of Play

Children sent to enjoy time at "Camps for Kids" every year

Meet Daniel

I’m going into my fourth year at the University of Guelph. I study International Development and hope to one day help reform prisoners or work for a non-for-profit, but who knows where this journey will take me. I wanted to take this opportunity to sincerely thank-you for the scholarship that you have given me and the chance you have taken in order to help me in my education. As I have aged out of the system, I am now financially independent and any funds I receive are greatly appreciated and allow me to enjoy my university experience without having to work full time as well.

It is because of people like you that foster children will beat stigma and have the opportunity to be successful citizens within society.

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Support Our Children

By supporting the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation (DCAF) you can help turn hope into reality, challenge into triumph and adversity into opportunity for over 2500 children, youth and their families.

There are many ways you can help to make a profound impact and change the life of a child. Your gift will help to ensure that No Child Shall Be Left Behind.

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We Want to Thank Our Supporters

Durham Children’s Aid Foundations is pleased to acknowledge the commitment and ongoing support of our Innovators, Champions, Partners, Mentors and Donors who help to ensure that No Child Shall Be Left Behind.