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Some Positive Rules for Cover Letters

Your resume lists your experience, accomplishments and skills; your cover letter should show how they are relevant to a particular job, and to the company’s goals. Before you write a word, research the company and the industry so that you can make informed references in your cover letter. “Look at the company’s website,” suggests Lakewood, […]

Making the Season Bright: YWCA Tribute Giving

In recent years, my holiday giving has changed. I still sit down in November and make a list. I’m a big list maker. But now some names on my list are receiving different kinds of gifts from me. I have discovered tribute gifts as a giving option for some of the special people on my […]

Pandas and Chipmunks…and Adopting a Room at the Local YWCA

A caring staff and a welcoming environment is a great place for children to learn and grow. The Child Development Centre at the YWCA is a 62 space licenced facility offering care for children 18 months to six years of age. “The YWCA Child Development Centre is a nurturing environment for children to learn and […]

Perfect Holiday Gift Packages from the YWCA

Happy Holidays from YWCA Saskatoon! We now have Coffee Mugs and T-shirts available for Christmas giving. Charitable donation with a Souvenir Mug- $30.00, you receive a $20.00 charitable receipt Three Month Fitness Membership with your choice of T-shirt or Mug- $150.00 plus GST T-Shirt with Mug – 24.95 plus GST Mug –  $12.95 plus GST […]

Mary Walsh International Women’s Day Comedy Night Announced

One of Canada’s best loved comics, Newfoundland royalty Mary Walsh is performing for one night in Saskatoon on Thursday, March 8 at the Broadway Theatre. This International Women’s Day charity benefit for YWCA Saskatoon is presented by Miller Thomson Lawyers. Mary Walsh is well-known across Canada as zany character Marg Delahunty and for TV series […]

Adopting a Room for YWCA Turning Points

The YWCA Turning Points program offers transitional housing options for single women here in our community. It’s part of the YWCA Adopt a Room charitable program, and it’s a success story for each woman involved. “Turning Points is a supportive living residence for women,” explains YWCA Crisis Shelter and Residence Assistant Manager Mirna Funes-Klaassen. “They […]

Our Space Holiday Party

Especially for GIRLS!   Don’t miss this Girls’ Holiday Party with pizza, crafts + games in the YWCA gymnasium!   New girls welcome! Girls who attended the Our Space program at school! Girls who are staying at the YWCA! Girls who like sports…or not…LOL! Girls who like fun crafts!   Wednesday, December 13 6:00 to […]

Margaret’s Place a Safe Haven for Girls

The transition from adolescence to adulthood can be tough. Girls aged 16 to 18 are better able to make that transition thanks to the support of Margaret’s Place. Located at the YWCA, Margaret’s Place is operated under the Ministry of Social Services and offers a safe haven for teen girls. “Youth come to us based […]

The Sugar Addiction

If you are working hard in the gym but aren’t seeing the changes you are hoping for, it could be that sugar is undoing all your good work. You may be motivated, do the hard work and hit the gym every time you are supposed to; but your form is not changing, body fat is […]

YWCA Trade Journey Update

Industry employers are key stakeholders in the YWCA Trade Journey program and have a vested interest in the success of the Trade Journey participants!  We are thrilled to be working with this group of employers who are providing work placements for the next three weeks. Banff Constructors Ltd. City of Saskatoon Comtech Communication Technologies Ltd. […]