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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top 5 Reasons You Are NOT Losing Weight

It’s almost the start of a new ear and another chance to achieve your goals of losing weight and improving your health. Will this be the year where you finally stick to the new regime you’ve set for longer than a few weeks? Every year people have great intentions of finally getting to the gym, […]

Shoppers Drug Mart Funding Announced for Women’s Health

YWCA Crisis Shelter accepts funds raised by local Shoppers Drug Mart staff teams SASKATOON, Dec. 21, 2017 – With the combined fundraising efforts of Shoppers Drug Mart, 13 local Saskatoon store teams and their customers, Saskatoon will now have improved access to services and programming supporting women’s whole health in body, mind and spirit. The […]

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 […]

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 […]