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Making A Difference For Kids On Family Day

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February 23, 2011 @ 02:00PM

Ottawa – On Ontario Family Day families braved the bitter cold to make colourful snow angels on Parliament Hill. Each snow angel represents a child in care, or future children in care of a Children’s Aid Society in Eastern Ontario that is ‘waiting’ for a family today or may need a family tomorrow. ‘Waiting’ is not in the literally sense, but rather a notion that due to a limited number of foster families currently available, some children and youth may be with families that are challenged to meet their specific needs. Also, youth currently in group care, may not get the chance to experience family based care due to the shortage of foster homes. On any given day, we have 1,100 foster families for 3,200 children in care in Eastern Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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