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Fight the Challenge of Chronic Diseases

Chronic diseases, also known as non-communicable diseases, are an increasing global epidemic. Chronic diseases kill 36 million people per year and are the leading cause of death globally. In Canada, 67% of all deaths per year are caused by four major chronic diseases: cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases. Three out of five Canadians aged […]

The Iceland Challenge for Shelter

Royal LePage is going to new heights to raise funds and awareness about homelessness and violence. Employees and friends of Royal Lepage are embarking on a hiking challenge in Iceland’s Southern Highlands with an important goal. They are raising funds and hiking to create awareness, placing shelters and anti-violence resources on the forefront, through the […]

The Pyramid of Health: Exercise, Healthy Diet and Rest

Regular exercise and the consumption of a healthy diet together with having enough rest are the main three components of health which can lead you to a host of benefits, including increased energy, happiness, and even a long life. The three components of health are pivotal to determining a person’s overall health, and making them […]

Saskatoon Women’s Open Golf Championship

Golfers are making a difference for Saskatoon!  YWCA Saskatoon has been selected as a beneficiary for the 2017 Saskatoon Women’s Open Golf Championship. We are grateful to the organizers and golfers for caring for other women in our community and making a difference. From our Crisis Shelter and Residence clients who rely on our programs, […]

5 Strategies To Deal With Stress

According to Harvard Health, 25% of population report experiencing high levels of stress and another 50% point to moderate levels due to dozen, potentially hundreds of cases from the weather to the economy to personal situations. Based on a study by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, people cope by talking to friends and […]

Call for Applications: YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

YWCA Saskatoon is currently accepting applications for membership on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors advances the mission of YWCA Saskatoon and fosters its continued success. Its role includes fiduciary responsibility, governance, stakeholder communications, oversight of business, and support for fundraising. If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of […]

The Mind-Body-Spirit Balance

Wellness is the search for enhanced quality of life, personal growth and potential through positive lifestyle behaviors and attitudes. Certain factors influence our state of wellness, including nutrition, physical activity, stress coping methods, good relationships and career success. Each day we work toward maximizing our level of health and wellness to live long, full and […]

Some Job Search Strategies for 2017

There are always new ways to using job search strategies, and here are some different approaches that may enhance your pursuit. For example,  It’s no secret that networking is an important component to your career success. If networking is a new concept to you, take some time to brush up on your skills.  Scrolling through […]

YWCA Summer Basketball Camps

At the YWCA Summer Basketball Camps, we will take you through an exciting journey of learning to play basketball. Using structured drills together with fun games and activities, you will learn and practice fundamental skills of the game of the basketball such as ball-handling, passing, different types of shooting and also rebounding. At the Y, […]

10 Award Recipients Named at PotashCorp YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

  Celebrating Women and Raising Funds to “Lift as You Climb” Saskatoon, SK—At the Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Women of Distinction Awards Dinner, 50 nominees were recognized for their leadership and contributions in Saskatoon and area. Kathryn Ford was named the 2017 Women of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, recognition for her pioneering work in […]