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THANK YOU!

Every month, YWCA Saskatoon is working to improve the well-being of women, girls and families. It's because of the generous contributions of supporters in our community that we are able to help make a difference.

Thank you for believing in the work we do at the YWCA, and for your gifts of both financial support and volunteer support!
 


The beautiful palette of chocolate brown and cafe latte on the freshly painted walls in the YWCA Crisis Shelter & Residence 2nd floor. It looks homey and fresh! Thanks Home Depot Canada!

 

Executive Director, Barb Macpherson

Royal LePage Realty hiked through the Andes to Machu Picchu to raise money for shelters throughout Canada. In Saskatoon, the YWCA Crisis Shelter and Residence was selected as a recipient - now that's a party with a purpose!  


The YWCA sincerely thanks Team Fisher for giving up modern conveniences during their hike for the purpose of supporting the Crisis Shelter and Residence!


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CRISIS SHELTER & RESIDENCE

Week without Violence

In October, staff and residents worked on a week-long ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ project. 

Our Mom & Kids program used art supplies to create a banner for Week without Violence to represent what their world would look like free of violence.

Thanks to all those for playing a part in a Week without Violence.

 

FITNESS ON 25th

Meet our new Fitness Manager

Our new Fitness Manager, Fred Dyck, comes to Fitness on 25th with over 25 years of employment in sport and recreation. Prior to coming to Fitness on 25th, Fred was the Executive Director for the Saskatchewan Triathlon Association from 2008 until 2015.

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EMPLOYMENT & LEARNING

5 Tips from YWCA Trade Journey Tradeswomen


Participants from the first YWCA Trade Journey cohort entered the workforce last spring. Here are some pieces of great advice they offered, to the next group of women going through the YWCA Trade Journey program.

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Financial Empowerment for Women 

Join us at YWCA Saskatoon for this 5-part series presented by READ Saskatoon, or choose 1 workshop.

Thursday Evening Workshops from 6:30-8:30pm

  • Thursday, November 5 – Budgeting: Create a budget that will work for you
  • Thursday, November 12 – Banking: What does it all mean? Ask our guru 
  • Thursday, November 19 – Credit and Debt Repayment: Get rid of the stress 
  • Thursday, November 26 – Consumerism: How does advertising affect you? 

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Some of the fun that's happening at the Child Development Centre

  • The Parent Advisory Committee held a fun day in the park in September, with a BBQ for all Child Development Centre children and their families.
  • The Raccoons hosted a lunch for the parents. Based on the story “Stone Soup” they made soup for the parents to enjoy.
  • The music program with Mrs. G started this month, a partnership with the U of S. Hear why the kids love music with Mrs. G! Read More
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