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History

The initial fund assisted with programs for children that were not covered by government funding. Unfortunately the need for programs and services grew considerably over the years. As the Durham Children’s Aid Society celebrated one hundred years of service and prepared to move into the next century, the Board of Directors undertook the initiative to create a separate foundation. In June 2004, the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation became an official registered charity to support the growing needs on non-government founded support for programs and services.

Today Durham Children’s Aid Foundation (DCAF) supports over 2500 children, youth and their families in Durham region.

Durham Children's Aid Foundation is committed to bringing people and financial resources together to improve the quality of life for children and youth, and to help them reach their full potential.

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.