Change For Families In Need is reaching out to our incredible community to help a family in immediate need.
The Trautrimas family, a family very close to my heart, suffered a tremendous loss this week after a fatal motor vehicle accident. The father lost his wife and youngest son in this tragedy and his older son, who is autistic, is currently at CHEO recovering following a series of surgeries.
Brenda was very active in the autism community and respected for her honesty,
We have been waiting several weeks for final numbers after our amazing Inaugural Event: Change For FIN - A Celebration of Hope.
We had so much community support leading up to our big day - donations from many local grocers, commitments from community musicians, volunteers to help out with anything we needed, silent auction items, more bake sale and cake raffle items than we could count! We had expectations and goals for our fundraiser but we never guessed that we would exce
There are people that make the choice to believe perpetrators of violence against children. They often steadfastly maintain that *it* didn't happen, there is no way he (I realize I am generalizing here but statistically speaking, let's be honest) could have possibly done *this* to a child, even in situations where the abuse is corroborated by others.
Aside from all of the research demonstrating that the vast ma