Stand Up For Kids Night with Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada


Stand Up for Kids Night

Stand Up For Kids Night is an evening to honour resiliency and achievements, impact, and commitment. This year’s event was on Wednesday September 13, 2023.

Stand Up for Kids Night is an evening to honour the achievements of the young people we support and to thank our dedicated donors and volunteers.

This year, we also celebrated raising $75 million for our Stand Up for Kids Futures Transformed campaign and the impacts made possible by our community.

2023 Stand Up for Kids Night

Congratulations to the graduates!

Abimbola

Toronto Metropolitan University, Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Psychology Minor

Aissatou

College Boreal, Social Services Worker Diploma

Alana

St. Clair College, Esthetician Diploma

Alex

Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Social Work

Alexis

Trent University, Bachelor of Arts, Child and Youth Studies, Emphasis in Special Needs

Alexis

Fanshawe college, Early Childhood Education Diploma

Alisha

Cambridge University, Master of Development Studies

Allen

University of Toronto, Honours Bachelor of Science, Human Biology Major, Immunology/Physiology Minor

Amanda

McMaster University, Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences

Anthony

Centennial College, Police Foundations Diploma

Archie

Norquest College, Audio Engineering Diploma

Arianna

Mohawk College, Business Marketing Diploma

Ashely

University of the Fraser Valley, Paralegal Certificate

Ashley

The University of Western Ontario, Master of Professional Education

Ashton

The University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Education

Avontay

The University of Alberta, Master of Arts, Philosophy

Aydean

Seneca College, Practical Nursing Diploma

Bahati

Fanshawe College, Aviation Maintenance Diploma

Banu

Toronto Metropolitan University, Bachelor of Social Work

Beccy

York University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Geography, Psychology

Blain

Brock University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Criminology Minor

Bobbi

Conestoga College, Bachelor of Environmental Public Health

Brandon

Conestoga College, Biotechnology Technician Diploma

Bri

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Arts, Social Development Studies

Brianna

George Brown College, Art and Design Foundations Certificate

Briar

University of Ottawa, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations

Brittanie

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Doctorate of Chiropractic

Carlo

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Graphic Design Advanced Diploma

Cassandra

Okanagan College, Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma

Chelsea

Carleton University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Minor in Forensic Psychology

Chelsea

Sheridan College, Social Service Worker Diploma

Christina

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Bachelor of Interior Design

Christine

Urban Circle Training Center, Health Care Aide, Unit Clerk Dual Certificate

Claire

Conestoga College, Practical Nursing Diploma

Dante

Sheridan College, Child and Youth Care Diploma

Darlene

University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Social Work

DeVontae

Western University, Bachelor of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Dylan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master of City Planning

Elcie

Liberty University, Master of International Relations

Elham

University of Toronto, Bachelor of Art History

Elijah

Georgian College, Electrical Techniques

Elisha

Georgian College, Esthetics Diploma

Emeka

University of Surrey, Master of Fine Arts, Acting

Emily

Sir Sandford Fleming College, Aquaculture Technician Post-Graduate Certificate

Gracian

York University, Bachelor of Arts, Human Rights

Hannah

Bow Valley College, Social Work Diploma

Hasiba

Wilfrid Laurier University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, English

Heidee

Mohawk College, Practical Nursing Diploma

Helen

Seneca College, Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation

Isobel

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Paralegal Education Diploma

James

Sheridan College, Chemical Lab Technician Diploma

Janai

Toronto Metropolitan University, Bachelor of Arts, Child and Youth Care

Jayelle

University of Manitoba, Doctor of Medicine

Jennifer

Canadore College, Early Childhood Education Diploma

Joey

Seneca College, Flight Service-Operations and Cabin Management Diploma

Josh

Fanshawe College, Pre Media Certificate

Justin

Durham College, Pre-Service Firefighting Certificate

Kayla

University of British Columbia, Master of Social Work

Kaylee

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Culinary Skills Diploma

Kaylin

The University of Winnipeg, Bachelor of Arts, Indigenous studies

Kelsy

Université de Moncton, Diplôme en Sciences de la Santé

Kennedy

St Clair College, Early Childhood Education Diploma

Kirsten

University of Guelph, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology

Laurelle

Urban Circle Training Centre, Health Care Aid/Health Unit Clerk Dual Certificate

Laurin

University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Business Management and Organizational Studies

Lisa

Oxford college, Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma

Magali

York University, Bachelor of Social Work

Mandie

University of Guelph, Bachelor of Science

Marcel

University of Toronto, Master of Museum Studies

Maria

Queen’s University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Global Development

Michelle

Trios College, Personal Support Worker Certificate

Miriam

George Brown College, Social Service Worker Diploma

Muffy

Langara College, Professional Photography Diploma

Mya

University of Toronto, Honours Bachelor of Arts

Nat

University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts

Nytasha

Okanagan College, Communications, Culture and Journalism Studies Diploma

Rachel

Sheridan College, Early Childhood Education Diploma

Rahman

Seneca College, Financial Services Diploma

Ryan

Fanshawe College, Horticulture Technician Diploma

Sashae

Centennial College, Child and Youth Care Practitioner Diploma

Savannah

Lakehead University, Bachelor of Education

Shane

Durham College, Video Production Diploma

Shantel

Toronto Metropolitan University, Bachelor of Arts, Child and Youth Work

Shay

Reeves College, Child and Youth Services Worker, Certificate

Shequera

Wilfrid Laurier University, Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Psychology and Criminology, Political Science Minor

Shianne

Cambrian College, Environmental Monitoring, and Impact Assessment Diploma

Shyan

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Forensic Identification Certificate

Susannah

University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Applied Science, Architectural Engineering

Tamieka

Mohawk College, Social Service Worker Diploma

Taya

Canadian Business College, Medical And Health Administration Diploma

Teyara

Sheridan College, Early Childhood Education Diploma

The University of Toronto, Master of Social Work

Tiago

University of Victoria, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry for Medical Sciences

Tiffanie

Seneca College, Building Environmental Systems Facility Manager Diploma

Tyea

Seneca College, Honours Bachelor of Community Mental Health

Vanessa

Algonquin College, Practical Nursing Diploma

Victory

University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Sociology

Whitney

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Esthetician and Spa Management Diploma

Zaidyn

Oxford College, Personal Support Worker Certificate

Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients!

  • A.J.
  • Abbi
  • Ahmed
  • Aidan
  • Aiden
  • Aissatou
  • Alana
  • Alecia
  • Alex
  • Alexandra
  • Alexis
  • Alexis
  • Ali
  • Alicia
  • Alicia
  • Alison
  • Allen
  • Ally
  • Almina
  • Amanda
  • Amanda
  • Amelia
  • Amelia
  • Amy
  • An
  • Anastasia
  • Andrei
  • Angela
  • Anisha
  • Anna
  • Anna
  • Annie
  • Antonio
  • Antonio
  • April
  • Ariel
  • Ashe
  • Ashely
  • Ashlynn
  • Asmaou
  • Autumn
  • Autumn
  • Ava
  • Avontay
  • Bahar
  • Banu
  • Bill
  • Blen
  • Brandon
  • Breanna
  • Breanna
  • Breanna
  • Brigitte
  • Caitlyn
  • Cam
  • Camryn
  • Carissa
  • Carmen
  • Carolyn
  • Cass
  • Cece
  • Chana
  • Chanell
  • Chanice
  • Chantelle
  • Charmia
  • Chasity
  • Chelsea
  • Chester
  • Chloe
  • Christabel
  • Christine
  • Christine
  • Christopher
  • Clementine
  • Clover
  • Colton
  • Conner
  • Connor
  • Dace
  • Dami
  • Damilola
  • Daniel
  • Daniel
  • Daniel
  • Daniella
  • Darlene
  • Daryn
  • Denise
  • Denzell
  • Destiny
  • Dina
  • Diyah
  • Dorothy
  • Dushawn
  • Eartha
  • Elian
  • Elicia
  • Elijah
  • Elijah
  • Elizabeth
  • Em
  • Emily
  • Emily
  • Emily
  • Emma
  • Ester
  • Favour
  • Fiza
  • Flora
  • George
  • Gina
  • Gloria
  • Grace
  • Hailey
  • Haley
  • Hanbir
  • Hannah
  • Hannah
  • Haranyaa
  • Harley
  • Harmony
  • Harry
  • Hasiba
  • Hasina
  • Henry
  • Hezekiah
  • Hirah
  • Honesty
  • Hope
  • Hubert
  • Imene
  • Isaac
  • Isaiah
  • Ivan
  • Jacilyn
  • Jacob
  • Jacob
  • Jade
  • Jama
  • Jamie
  • Janai
  • Janessa
  • Jasmine
  • Jax
  • Jazzy
  • Jesse
  • Jessie
  • Johnny
  • Johnny
  • Jonas
  • Jordan
  • Joseph
  • Joseph
  • Josie
  • Josilyn
  • Julia
  • Jupiter
  • Justin
  • Kadiatu
  • Kadisha
  • Kai
  • Kai
  • Kamdyn
  • Kathy
  • Katty
  • Kay
  • Kay
  • Keanna
  • Keara
  • Kelia
  • Kelsy
  • Kendall
  • Kenisha
  • Keyanna
  • Khalid
  • Kiana
  • Kiara
  • Kirsten
  • Kodi
  • Konrad
  • Kourtni
  • Kritika
  • Kyla
  • Kyle
  • Lailaa
  • Lainey
  • Latisha
  • Lauren
  • Lauryn
  • Leah
  • Leandra
  • Liam
  • Lida
  • Lily
  • Logan
  • Mackenzie
  • Madison
  • Makilda
  • Malachi
  • Maria
  • Marissa
  • Marissa
  • Marko
  • Maryam
  • Matthew
  • Matthew
  • Meaghan
  • Meera
  • Meghana
  • Melinda
  • Micaela
  • Micah
  • Michelle
  • Michelle
  • Mickey
  • Miranda
  • Monica-Margarita
  • Monique
  • Myla
  • Nat
  • Natalie
  • Nathan
  • Nicole
  • Nikki
  • Oceanna
  • Olayemi
  • Orion
  • Pacy
  • Par
  • Patrick
  • Peter
  • Peyton
  • Precious
  • Princess
  • Priscilla
  • Qi Qi
  • Queenie
  • Rachael
  • Rachel
  • Racquel
  • Rasnat
  • Raven
  • Rayne
  • Regene
  • Rena
  • Rene
  • Richard
  • Robel
  • Sam
  • Sam
  • Sara
  • Savanah
  • Savannah
  • Sebastian
  • Sechale
  • Serena
  • Serena
  • Shakira
  • Shane
  • Shania
  • Shannon
  • Sharon
  • Shay
  • Shay
  • Shay-lynn
  • Shegofa
  • Shequera
  • Shiloh
  • Shyanne
  • Sierra
  • Skyla
  • Soleilah
  • Sparrow-Rose
  • Sylvia
  • Tan
  • Tate
  • Tavina
  • Taya
  • Taylor
  • Tehila
  • Teresa
  • Terry
  • Tia
  • Tiffiney
  • Tiyana
  • Tobi
  • Tobias
  • Tobias
  • Travis
  • Trinity
  • Trista
  • Tristan
  • Tristan
  • Ty
  • Vasil
  • Veronica
  • Veronika
  • Victoria
  • Vivienne
  • Vrince
  • Wes
  • Whitney
  • William
  • Yasmine
  • Yvonne
  • Zacharie
  • Zak
  • Ziggy
  • Algonquin Capital Scholarships
  • Allan Rose Scholarship
  • Amanda and John Sherrington Scholarship
  • AMJ Scholarships
  • Arnold Family Scholarship
  • Arup Scholarships
  • Azrieli Foundation Scholarships
  • Barrett Leech Scholarships
  • Barry Brace Memorial Scholarships
  • Bay Street Children’s Foundation Scholarships
  • Belsher Family Scholarships
  • Berman Family Scholarship
  • Block Family Scholarships
  • BMO Capital Markets Scholarships
  • BMW Group Financial Services Canada Scholarship
  • BOLT Charitable Foundation Scholarships
  • BOMA Toronto Scholarship
  • Butt Quigley Family Scholarship
  • Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms Scholarship
  • Charles and Tristan Falk Scholarship
  • Christopher J. Stringer Scholarship
  • Clemintine Grant Scholarship
  • Cookie & Stephen Sandler Scholarships
  • Corsage Project – Carole Atkins and Rhona Sallay Scholarship
  • Cottam Family Scholarships
  • Crux Capital Scholarships
  • David and Molly Bloom Scholarships
  • Dawn McDowell Memorial Scholarship
  • de Verteuil-Glover Family Scholarship
  • Dottori-Attanasio (Darius) Scholarship
  • Dottori-Attanasio (Jared) Scholarship
  • Dottori-Attanasio (Kezia) Scholarship
  • Dottori-Attanasio (Siena) Scholarship
  • Dr. Beverley A. Lee Scholarship
  • Dr. Paul D. Steinhauer Memorial Scholarships
  • Drynan Family Scholarship
  • Dubczak Family Scholarship
  • Eleanor A. MacNaughtan Memorial Scholarships
  • Element Fleet Management Scholarship
  • E.R. Macdonald Memorial Scholarship
  • Evans Family Scholarship
  • Exshaw Family Scholarships
  • Factor – Inwentash Family Scholarships
  • Falconer Family Scholarship
  • Finastra Scholarship
  • Fine Family Scholarship
  • Fortier Family Scholarship
  • Frank Buckley Memorial Scholarship
  • Fred and Donna Leslie Foundation Scholarships
  • Freedman Family Scholarships
  • Friedrichsen Cooper Family Scholarship
  • Gaetano Amato Memorial Scholarship
  • Geist Family Scholarship
  • Gerry Schwartz Scholarships
  • Gibson Family Scholarship
  • Gilbert Polevoy Family Scholarship
  • Gluckstein-Sarantopoulos Family Scholarship
  • Gordon Kirke Scholarship
  • Gossling Family Scholarship
  • Grammie Project Scholarships
  • Griggs Family Scholarships
  • Hazel Quigley Scholarship
  • Hildred Family Scholarship
  • Hoffman-La Roche Scholarship
  • Ilan Levy Post-Graduate Scholarships
  • Ivari Scholarships
  • J and F Bowman Scholarship
  • Jack Darville Scholarship
  • James C. Johnson Scholarship
  • James D. Patterson Scholarship
  • Janet McDonald Memorial Scholarships
  • Joe Carter Scholarships
  • Joe Carter Scholarship (In Memory of Charlie Ireton)
  • Jordyn Freedman Rudson Scholarship
  • June B. Bolger Scholarship
  • JVS Toronto/Freedman Educational Funds
  • Karry Family Scholarship
  • Lampard Brady Family Scholarship
  • Lassonde/Gibbens Family Scholarship
  • Lewis Family Scholarship
  • Lucie Liang Scholarship
  • Lucille O’Keefe Scholarship
  • Lynn Belzberg Scholarship
  • Malka Green Memorial Scholarship
  • Manulife Scholarships
  • Margaret Hincks Scholarships
  • Marie Chan Memorial Scholarship
  • Mark Hilson Scholarships
  • Martha and Mike Pedersen Scholarship
  • McCann Family Scholarships
  • Medalist Capital Scholarship
  • Michael O’Sullivan Scholarships
  • Midlane Williams Scholarship
  • Milne Family Scholarship
  • Nandha Naidoo Memorial Scholarship
  • O’Connor Dawe Scholarship
  • Ohayon Family Scholarship
  • Olivia Thompson Scholarship
  • Oriole Scholarships
  • OTSS Amanda and John Sherrington Centennial Scholarship
  • OTSS BMO Financial Group George Brown Scholarship
  • OTSS BMO Financial Group Humber Scholarship
  • OTSS Dr. Stephen Charles Maitland Dunn Memorial Scholarship
  • OTSS Dr. Stephen Maitland Dunn Entrance Awards
  • OTSS Leith Family Centennial Scholarship
  • OTSS Milne Family George Brown Scholarship
  • OTSS Storey Family Centennial Scholarship
  • OTSS Storey Family Humber Scholarship
  • Paul Hurley Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul Sandhu Memorial Scholarship
  • Polar Foundation Scholarships
  • Raman Family Scholarships
  • Rastogi-Drexler Scholarships
  • Robertson-Percy Scholarship
  • Ron Poizner Memorial Scholarships
  • Rose M. Patten & Tom Di Giacomo Scholarship
  • Sabourin Family Foundation Scholarships
  • Sanjeev Malhotra Scholarship
  • Sheilagh B. Johnson Scholarship
  • Sheilagh and Peter Johnson Bursary Fund
  • Sheryl and Eric Berke Scholarship
  • St-Onge Family Scholarship
  • Storey Family Scholarships
  • Susan and Leonard Asper and Family Scholarship
  • The Amanda and John Scholarship in honour of Charlie Sault
  • The Amanda and John Scholarship in honour of John Macintyre
  • The Amanda and John Scholarship in honour of Josh Hellyer
  • The Four Oaks Foundation Scholarships
  • The Hoffman Family Scholarship
  • The Jeffrey Neiman Memorial Scholarship Award
  • The Keg Spirit Foundation Scholarships
  • The Mongeau Family Scholarship
  • The Partridge Family Scholarship
  • The Sabrina Roy Scholarship
  • The Segal Family Scholarship
  • Tory Family Scholarship
  • University Women’s Club, Toronto Scholarships

Thank You

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is thankful for the dedication, leadership and guidance of the volunteer groups that help make Stand Up for Kids Night a reality every year.

Board of Directors

The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Board of Directors consists of a group of outstanding community leaders who, by offering their expertise and guidance, help the Foundation in making strategic decisions regarding funding and investment priorities. With these individuals’ outstanding dedication to creating positive change for Canada’s most vulnerable kids, they continue to provide invaluable support to the entire Foundation team.

Young People’s Advisory Council

Founded in 2013, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Young People Advisory Council (YPAC) shares their lived and professional expertise, wisdom, and experiences to guide the Foundation on how to best serve young people involved in child welfare within Canada and represents the Foundation in the community. We are grateful to all members through the years for lighting the way forward.

Campaign Cabinet

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s national $75 million Stand Up for Kids: Futures Transformed Campaign is uniting Canadians in a shared mission to change the lives of our country’s most at-risk kids – those who have experienced abuse and neglect. The Campaign Cabinet and Advisory Council supports the Foundation to achieve the campaign’s fundraising goal.