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Unlocking the door to brighter futures for former youth in care

Friday, August 19, 2016 (Toronto, ON) - With the rising cost of education, more than 80 per cent of university students receive financial support from their parents to be able to obtain a post-secondary education....


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Imagine the stress of having to choose between paying your rent and buying a crib for your baby…

(TORONTO,ON) Imagine the stress of having to choose between paying your rent and buying a crib for your baby. It’s a difficult dilemma faced by some low-income families—one that can have tragic consequences for children...


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Youth-in-Care to Receive Scholarships

TORONTO – On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, more than 100 current and former youth-in-care of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) will receive approximately $100,000 in scholarships from the Hope for...


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Mother’s Day Campaign Helps Babies ‘Sleep Tight’

Hope for Children Aims to Purchase Cribs for Low-Income Families

TORONTO—The Hope for Children Fund of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto has just launched its first ‘Sleep Tight’ campaign, aimed at raising...


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Youth-in-Care Receive Scholarships and Beat the Odds

Fund Supports Youth-in-Care Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

TORONTO -- Funding post-secondary education is a daunting task for most students and their families. Average tuition and related living costs now hover near...


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Scholarships for Youth Bring Hope

TORONTO—On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, more than 100 current and former youth in the care of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) received scholarships valued at close to $200,000 from Hope for...


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Scholarships Empower Youth in Care to Pursue Educational Aspirations

TORONTO—On Wednesday, August 25, 2010, more than 100 youth in care and alumni youth from the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) will receive scholarships valued at more $200,000 from the Hope for Children...


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Scholarships Ensure Tough Economic Times Don’t Dampen Dream

TORONTO—On Wednesday, August 26, 2009, nearly 100 Greater Toronto Area youth will be one step closer to achieving their educational aspirations when they receive scholarships valued at more than $195,000 from the Hope...


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Greater Toronto Area youth one step closer to achieving educational aspirations

TORONTO—On Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 84 Greater Toronto Area youth will be one step closer to achieving their educational aspirations by receiving scholarships valued at more than $180,000 from the Hope for Children...


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Ms. Luz Bascuñán, Education Advocate, Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Ms. Luz Bascuñán, Education Advocate at the Catholic Children’s Aid Society (CCAS) of Toronto was honoured at the "10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians” ceremony in Toronto on November 21, 2007. The honourees...


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Scholarships Open Door to Success for Toronto Youth

TORONTO—On Thursday, August 30, 82 Greater Toronto Area youth will get the jump on a brighter future through receiving scholarships valued at more than $150,000 from the Hope for Children Foundation. The Hope for...


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Scholarships Offer Smart Solutions to Poverty and Underemployment

Struggling Toronto Youth Beat Odds Through Education

Toronto—On Wednesday, August 30, seventy-one Greater Toronto Area youth will get the opportunity of a lifetime and a brighter future by receiving scholarships valued...


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