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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: May 2015

2015 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NAMES ANNOUNCED

Saskatoon, SK—a room full of inspirational leaders were celebrated Thursday night at a massive TCU Place awards gala, the PotashCorp YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. 59 women were nominated by members of the public, recognition both for achievement and leadership in their respective spheres, and for their contributions to the larger community. 11 women were […]

EMPLOYER MEET & GREET WITH THE MANPOWER GROUP

Join us on May 27th for the next Employer Meet & Greet with the Manpower Group. Wednesday May 27th 1:30 to 2:30pm 2nd floor – Room 206 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East For more information call (306) 244-7034 ext 176 or email jmensah@ywcasaskatoon.com Manpower has a variety of both permanent and temporary jobs available within the skilled trades, customer service, healthcare and more. […]

WANT TO EXERCISE OUT OF SELF-LOVE? TRY THESE 4 THINGS TO GET STARTED.

Source: article by Sarah Ogden Trotta, contributor to Everyday Feminism I don’t have a simple five-step program. But I do have some tools to share with you about my particular journey from exercising out of shame to exercising out of self-love. 1. I accepted my body as it is  I had always accepted my body […]

CINDY’S GARDEN IS A MAGICAL PLACE

At YWCA Saskatoon, this is the magical time of year when you will see tiny seeds being planted and little sprouts beginning to creep through the soil. Cindy’s Garden is a special green space named after one of our much-loved caregivers. Right in the middle of our urban environment in downtown Saskatoon, on the east and south […]

VOTE CHILD CARE 2015

How would a national child care program give you better support to work and raise children?  The Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada (CCAAC) has launched a campaign called Vote Child Care 2015.  Vote Child Care 2015 brings together child care advocates and supporters from across Canada to promote the vision that was endorsed at the ChildCare2020 […]

HAPPY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR DAY!

A big thank you to all the Early Childhood Educators at the YWCA Child Development Centre for the wonderful work you do with the children in your care.  Your dedication and always going the extra mile for the children and families in the center is greatly appreciated.  Enjoy your day!!

MAY IS EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MONTH

Early Childhood Education Month reminds us that positive experiences for young children continue to help them throughout their lives. Play is an essential part of childhood experiences because children bring meaning to their understanding of the world through play. Through play, children are able to develop physically, socially, emotionally, spiritually and intellectually so they are […]

CAN YOUR GARAGE SALE HELP THE YWCA?

The answer is yes and no…thanks for asking!  You can make your garage sale a YWCA Social Good event. Organize a small sale in your own garage, or a big community event, and create a “party with a purpose.” Tell your friends that you are raising funds for the YWCA this way. Get more info […]

MOTHERS’ DAY AT THE YWCA

Mothers’ Day has a lot of meaning here at the Y. It’s bittersweet.  It’s a time when our little Pandas, Bunnies, Koalas and Chipmunks are busy creating artwork and crafts that will be treasured. It’s a time when the women working closely with our job counsellors are polishing up their resumes and bravely knocking on new […]

FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR SHELTER UPGRADES

Saskatoon, SK—Timely upgrades to the YWCA Saskatoon Crisis Shelter and Residence facility are complete, thanks to funding from the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS). $94,859 was granted by HPS for the replacement of many heating units in rooms for single women, youth and families. The large community kitchen shared by shelter residents also […]