Jumpstart Story

Jumpstart Story

Elijah Bascombe has been attending Tweddle Club for almost four and a half years. When he started attending at age 7 he was very outgoing, made friends easily and loved being active. Over the next few years at the club Elijah struggled with managing his emotions and...
Removing Labels – Building Capacity

Removing Labels – Building Capacity

Walking through the halls of this particular elementary school, it wasn’t uncommon to see Justin* sitting outside the classroom he’d just been put out of for one negative behavior or another.  Just starting out – in second grade – with so much ahead of him, this boy...
A Future of Success

A Future of Success

Have you ever met a child with more focus and determination than most adults? Enter Giselle*. A Grade 12 student at Eastglen school, Giselle knows exactly what she wants and isn’t afraid of working hard to make sure she gets get. Giselle started attending the Rundle...
A Full Cup

A Full Cup

On November 11, 2017, Joanne watched with wide eyes as Jennifer ordered a martini at dinner. It was the first time they had ever had a drink together in all their years of friendship. But Joanne didn’t mind. After all, this wasn’t just any night out for these ladies –...
The Right Program Makes All The Difference

The Right Program Makes All The Difference

Every week at John A. MacDougall School (JAM), there’s a team huddle.  The principal, three teachers, and the All In For Youth team all get together to see if anyone has noticed if any of their students could use extra support.  Last school year, a sweet girl in Grade...