News & Events

Please Support FosterLink’s 2019 Budget

Please support FosterLink with a generous financial donation in this blessed month of Ramadan. Please donate at www.launchgood.com/fosterlink. Foster caregiving is in a state of crisis around the world as well as in Canada. The number of families providing foster care...

FosterLink 2018 Wrap-Up and 2019 Plans

FosterLink had a great year of outreach and learning last year with your help. Some of our accomplishments included: January, 2018 – Launch Website (https://fosterlink.ca) February, 2018 - Produced FosterLink film March, 2018 – Launch FosterLink in the community at...

Fostercare and the Muslim Community: Event Recap

On the 7th of July, 2018, FosterLink proudly presented Fostercare and the Muslim Community in collaboration with Maple Star and the Islamic Society of Markham. Maple Star initiated the seminar with background information on various aspects of becoming a foster parent....

Foster Caregiving: Muna’s Story

In an interview with a dear member of our FosterLink team, foster parent and biological mother of three, Muna, has opened up on her experience caring for foster children. When asked of what inspired her to be a foster parent, Muna makes a mention of being touched by...

FosterLink Information Session at Islamic Society of Markham

We are thrilled to announce that in collaboration with Islamic Society of Markham and Maple Star services, we are delivering our next information seminar and foster care orientation on the 7th of July, 2018. This event will address foster care and the eligibility...

Muslim Link Feature

In their article, Muslim Link explores the dimensions of the past, present and future of FosterLink. You can find detailed insight on how FosterLink came to life and its relationship with Children’s Aid Societies and private fostering agencies in the feature....

What’s the difference between a foster child and an orphan?

Sometimes there is confusion between the term orphan (yateem in Arabic) and foster child. The Muslim community in general easily relates to the needs of orphans overseas - children who no longer have the support of their biological parents due to war, poverty,...