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Only One Month Left, Youth Network’s Jessica tells us “Why FunWalk?”

Date: August 18, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Events | FunWalk | Guest Blogger

Jessica, a leader of ACO's Youth Network and her partner will be going to FunWalk as Lavagirl and Sharkboy. This year, come dressed up as your favourite superhero or supervillain to be part of...

DJ Colin tells us 'Why FunWalk?'

Date: August 13, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

In 2012, my wife and I decided to hang up our gloves and retire after over 5 years of trying and failing to have [birth] children. In 2014, we became approved Adopt-Ready Parents, and (in a...

Only One Week Left of Early Bird Registration

Date: July 25, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

  Only one week left to take advantage of early bird registration for ACO's Adoption FunWalk 2016! Top 3 Reasons to Register Before August 1st It’s cheaper Prices goes up August 1st.  ...

5 Tips for a Healthy FunWalk Campaign!

Date: July 22, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk

  Now that you've registered (if you haven't yet you can click the register button above) it's time to start collecting pledges! We know that fundraising can be intimidating, so we want to help...

Why FunWalk? Because Everything Changes with a Forever Family

Date: July 7, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

  Everything Changes with a Forever Family We know that a “forever family” can be the greatest single factor in ensuring a child’s health, wellbeing, and potential for...

Connections Through Camping - Youth Network Family Event

Date: July 4, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events

Written by: Kimberley Miller, Permanency and Adoption Support Services  What a difference a year makes; from one night to two and from the pouring rain to the hot blazing sun. June 24 to 26, 2016...

Today is Children and Youth Care Day!

Date: May 14, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Events | Opportunities to Give | The Family Effect | Youth Network

May 14th is Children and Youth in Care Day. Did you know that the province of Ontario is the legal guardian of more than 6000 Children and Youth in the province? When young people come into the...

And then I was adopted…the end? | Children & Youth in Care Day is May 14

Date: May 13, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Events | Guest Blogger | Mental Health | Youth Network

Written by: Wendy Hayes and Ashley Ash (shown respectively below), young people who have experienced adoption from the child welfare system. In Ontario, as many as 1000 adoptions happen for kids...

Mental Health Week & Adoption

Date: May 5, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | Mental Health | Opportunities to Give | Permanency and Adoption Competency Training | Special Needs | The Family Effect

The Adoption Council of Ontario welcomes and celebrates Mental Health Week! Kids Need Families and Families Need Support is our motto. The ACO knows from its surveys and training programs that...

#TheFamilyEffect - Messages From Our Youth Network

Date: November 20, 2015 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoption Awareness Month | Events | The Family Effect

November is Adoption Awareness Month. Our theme this year is The Family Effect.  What is the Family Effect? We know that permanency and family is one of the key indicators of the success of...


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