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Valerie McMurtry

President & CEO, Children's Aid Foundation

Since 2014, Valerie McMurtry has been President & CEO of the Children’s Aid Foundation, Canada’s leading national charity dedicated to improving the lives of our country's most vulnerable youth - those who have experienced abuse, neglect, and abandonment. She is currently leading the Children’s Aid Foundation’s National Campaign for Child Welfare, a $60-million effort to catalyze change for kids in Canada’s child welfare system.

Valerie has a personal passion for organizations supporting children and youth at risk. Valerie previously served for 10 years as President & CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, where she played a key role in raising more than $100 million including the $26.2 million transformational leadership gift from Bill and Susanne Holland, which led to an institutional name change. Prior to her time at Holland Bloorview, Valerie was a member of the leadership team at Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, contributing to the successful execution and achievement of the hospital’s $250 million goal for its Best Medicine Campaign. Valerie is also past CEO of the Canadian Olympic Foundation.
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We Need To Stand Up For Kids In Care

Ontario has over 18,000 children living in care, the highest number of any province in Canada. These kids have experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment and are trying to overcome past trauma in order to heal, thrive and go on to lead happy and healthy lives.
05/12/2017 02:23 EDT