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Mission & Vision

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

No Child Shall Be Left Behind

Our Values

  • DCAF believes that it is essential to be committed and dedicated to its Mission Values and Strategic Directions.
  • DCAF believes that they must respect and value each person’s dignity, diversity and worth.
  • DCAF believes that to be successful they need to build effective partnerships in the community.
  • DCAF believes that it is imperative to act with fairness, equity, and integrity in all partnerships with the community, donors and prospective donors.
  • DCAF believes that in all daily operations they must exercise good judgement, and sound business practices that will result in the donors receiving value for their money.
  • DCAF believes that they are accountable to their donors and the community, and that all financial affairs must be conducted in a responsible manner, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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.