Strides for Kids – Happening Now – May 9th to June 10th
Strides for Kids is a virtual exercise a thon that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home or neighbourhood! Join the movement!
Walk, Run, Swim or Cycle your way through an Olympic Host City of your choice. Each city consists of different stride levels so you can reach your goals while supporting DCAF. Raising funds for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs for children and youth!
Fabulous prizes include:
- Two Air Canada Return Economy Class Tickets to any Air Canada Destination including, Hawaii, Mexico and Caribbean
- VIA Rail Travel Credit valued at $500.00
- Foursome Golf Passes and Lunch at Royal Ashburn Golf Club
For more information contact Amanda Nagy, Co-ordinator Special Events and Communications or visit Strides For Kids to register as an individual of team.
Youth Pride – Free Event – June 4, 2022
Durham Black History Month Celebration
Cultural Expressions Art Gallery Inc presents the Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration. Durham’s longest running and largest free Black History Month Event, with a wealth of quality content. Celebrate the beauty of Black culture and the diversity of the Black Canadian experience!
Anushka – Child Author of The Magic Mirror
At the age of 8, Anushka has written and published her first book, The Magic Mirror. Proceeds from the sale of this children’s fantasy book are donated to help support children who receive assistance from DCAF. Purchase your copy of The Magic Mirror on Amazon. Follow Anushka on Facebook to learn more.
Author David Carter has written an amazing story – In My Mother’s Home
David Carter has released his first and only book titled, In My Mother’s Home. Based on actual real life events, it describes the trials of a young person who is faced with struggles associated with child abuse.
The Reviews are incredible:
5 Stars Sarah M. commented: “This book is a must read. It will leave you wanting to know more and wanting to know what happens next. You will not regret buying this book.”
5 Stars Lisa L. commented “A great read! You won’t be able to put it down”
Insurance That Cares Program
DCAF is excited to be working with All Insurance Ontario Ltd. If you simply request a no obligation quote, a $10 donation will be made to help assist children and youth.
Get a quote online today, and save on your home, car, condo, cottage, motorcycle and tenant with our special discounted group rates for employees and supporters.
Durham Children’s Aid Foundation also receives $10 dollars for every quote request submitted (no purchase necessary). Special thanks to Neil MacLeod for his support.
This community minded corporate supporter donates a portion of their profits throughout the year to support the Bursary Program. Providing assistance to youth who are pursuing their post-secondary education.
Complexly Simple helps socially conscious organizations optimize their operations so their projects don’t need to be limited by their resources.
Own Your Story – Exciting News for 2022 Coming Soon
Meghan Ney from For The Herd Stories presented this incredible initiative that generated over $5700 in support for horseback riding. Funds are providing horseback riding lessons for children in care and mental health programs for children.
Refa’s Thrift Closet
The mission of Refa’s Thrift Closet is to “provide lightly loved clothing to families in need”. be sure to visit Refa’s at the Courtice Flea Market. A percentage of sales are donated regularly in support of DCAF Mental Health Programs. These programs will assist children and youth in our community. Refa’s also completes Currency for Kids pick-ups from Bowmanville to Brampton.
Consider hosting an in person or virtual event in support of Durham Children’s Aid Foundation. Your imagination and innovation could create an amazing first time event. DCAF has event templates and guides to assist with the planning of your event. Third Party Events do make a difference in the lives of children and youth. Please stay safe!
DCAF would appreciate the opportunity to work with you, your family and/or your group of volunteers. Help to support over 4200 children, youth and their families living in vulnerable situations in Durham region. Most importantly, your event or activity could raise valuable funds to support essential programs. Designate your funds to expand our community impact through programs like: