Volunteer Stories

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I wish I’d known about AboutFace when I was a kid. But I’m glad I get to do the next best thing – share my experiences and help others with facial differences. I was...

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Volunteering at Camp Trailblazers this past summer has been like finding my long-lost family.  As a child with lymphangioma hemangioma, I was in and out of SickKids Hospital for multiple surgeries and emergencies. I...

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Kiana and Jaylynn

I’m Kiana and I’m 11. I was born with cleft lip and palate. My 6 year old sister Jaylynn and I are both competitive cheerleaders. Like a lot of sisters we sometimes argue, and...

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I have been volunteering with AboutFace for about 10 years and am a regular on the Bingo crew. I show for a couple of hours and Bingo raises a lot of money for AboutFace,...

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I first got involved with AboutFace back in 2004, when I was new to my role as Nurse Clinician for the Craniofacial/Cleft Program in Winnipeg, and I found an AboutFace pamphlet. As a mom of...

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McMullen Family

We are the McMullens – Dan, Kim and Megan, and this is our AboutFace story. 15 years ago Megan was born with Crouzons Syndrome. We learned of AboutFace from the hospital social worker, however...

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I have been volunteering with AboutFace for about 8 years and have done a number of different things at AboutFace without a specific role or duty. I’ve helped facilitate Camp TrailBlazers and volunteered at...

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