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Join Us in Empowering Every Child’s Journey!

Since 2004, our mission is to partner with the Durham Children’s Aid Society to empower children, youth, families, and underserved members of our community.

Our Approach

Through strategic fundraising, embracing diversity, and ensuring access to life-changing opportunities, we work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of over 4500 children, youth, and families annually.

Programs and Focus Areas

Our programs and initiatives offer a broad spectrum of support, addressing both immediate needs and long-term development, ensuring that child, family and youth receives the assistance they need today while building a foundation for a brighter tomorrow.

  • Compassion in Action Fund

    Providing immediate assistance for children and families in urgent situations.

  • EmpowerED Futures Fund

    Providing educational assistance to ensure that every child and youth possess the necessary resources for achieving success.

  • Camps for Kids

    Offering camps and recreation experiences, unlocking the transformative power of summer camp for every child.

  • Holiday Hope

    Because every child should experience the joy of receiving gifts and enjoying festive meals.

  • Human Trafficking Prevention and Recovery Support

    Offering important support for victims of human trafficking

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Support and Giving Options

Join us in transforming the lives of children, youth, and families. Together, we can create a community where every child can thrive in happiness, have equal opportunities, and receive unwavering support as they journey towards a successful adulthood. Your support can turn this vision into a reality. Join our cause today and make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.

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Our Team

Julie Van Hartingsveldt, CFRE, Executive Director


905-433-1551 Ext. 2823

Leslie McLean, Associate Director 


905-433-1551 Ext. 2409

Robyn McKibbon, Manager, Donor and Community Engagement


905-433-1551 Ext. 2380

Jackie Vieira, Operations and Program Manager 


905-433-1551 Ext. 2781

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Board of Trustees

Becky Cameron, President

Lori Casselman, Vice-President

Jaclyn Bannan, Treasurer

Kristy Brown, Secretary

Mark Bachman

Anisha Julian

Robert Kiefer

Patricia Milburn

Kristina Moreau

Ruth Nyaamine

Karen Saunders

Kevin VanKampen

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Contact Information

Durham Children’s Aid Foundation

1320 Airport Blvd, Oshawa ON L1J 0C6

Phone: (905) 433-1551

Email: inquiry@durhamcaf.ca

Charitable Registration Number: 85426 0940 RR0001

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