Media Contacts

Gehna Singh
Communications Manager

Jennifer Martin,
Communications Specialist


Spring 2014


Canadian Music Icon Headlines CCAS’s Black History Month Celebration

by Donna Harris

Maestro Fresh-Wes inspired guests at CCAS’s first agency-wide Black History Month Celebration on February 28th. Often referred to as the ‘Canadian godfather of hip hop,’ he is an established rapper, actor, author and public speaker. Maestro spoke to more than 200 children, youth, foster parents, staff members, and volunteers at the event held at North York Civic Centre.



Easter Message - 2014

by Ann Keating, Pastoral Consultant
March 19th, 2014

I have a picture on my bulletin board of Sherri*, a three-year old who is hugging Jimmy, her eight-year old foster brother, a few months after she was placed in the same foster home. Both are grinning. Of them, their worker said, “they adored each other.”



CCAS Welcomes Visitors from Japan

by Krista Lamb
March 17th, 2014

In February, CCAS was pleased to welcome Professor Masako Nagase from Bukkyo University in Japan, along with Saki Nagano, a PhD candidate at the TOYO University in Japan, Fumiko Fujikawa, an English teacher in Japan, and Koko Kikuchi, their translator.



Sleep Tight - Hope for Children Program Helps Babies Sleep Safely

by Krista Lamb
March 11th, 2014

For many parents, choosing a crib for their new baby is an exciting prospect. They peruse catalogues and baby stores trying to find the best option and spend time setting up the perfect nursery for when baby comes home. But what if you couldn’t afford a crib?



Volunteer Appreciation Month– One CCAS Volunteer Shares Her Story

by Krista Lamb, Communications Specialist
March 4th, 2014

When Deb Godsoe decided to volunteer as a Youth Mentor at the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, she thought she was signing up for a three-month program.