Mamdouh Baballa

Mamdouh Baballa

Mamdouh Baballa met the team from MASST at age 10. As the oldest of four siblings and new to Canada, Mamdouh didn’t always have the easiest time growing up. His family faced many challenges, including domestic violence, which ended when the father was removed from the...
Mikhail Francis

Mikhail Francis

Our 2021 MASST Chief Youth Courage Award winner is Mikhail. Mikhail was referred to MASST when he was eight years old and in the third grade. At the time, he was struggling to reach his academic potential and would sometimes act out towards his peers. Mikhail’s...
Jamie’s Story

Jamie’s Story

A letter from Jamie…. I’m unsure if you still work here, I have no clue if you still use this email. But this is Jamie, a kid you worked with in Calgary. I moved, about four years ago or so.  And I thought I had lost your email. I know we don’t really talk, as our...
Jeff’s Story

Jeff’s Story

*Names have been changed and stock photography has been used to protect the identity of the family. His first brave start to life was the moment he was born – at only 26 weeks weighing in at four and a half pounds.  A premature baby with the fight of his life to begin...
Noah’s Story

Noah’s Story

Story by Corinne Wilkinson, Calgary Police Youth Foundation I arrive at Patrick Airlie Elementary, one of two Calgary Integrated School Support Program (ISSP) schools that receives funding from the Calgary Police Foundation (CPF).  ISSP offers a complete wrap-around...