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Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

All Signed up for the Job Fair? Now What?

So you saw us on social media and clicked “going.” You’re going to the YWCA Job Fair. Now what? Here are some tips to keep in mind so you can make the most of your networking time at the job fair. 1. Be confident in yourself. Many of Saskatoon’s finest employers are waiting to meet […]

September 19th – Save the Date!

Put those networking skills to use!  Come out to the YWCA Job Fair and Networking event.  Many of Saskatoon’s finest employers are waiting to meet you; this is a great opportunity to talk to them in person.  Talking to someone at a job fair might seem intimidating, but employers want to be there, it is […]

Yoga For Cancer

Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. The healing power of yoga helps both cancer patients and cancer survivors. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a […]

Kids Learning Code at the YWCA

From YouTube, to Wikipedia, the websites we click on every single day all have one thing in common – HTML & CSS! Kids Learning Code and YWCA Saskatoon are excited to announce an experience that offers kids the opportunity to leverage creativity to build an online web presence. The workshop will focus on reading and […]

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 […]

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, […]

July 18th Employer Info Session with WCB

Want a career where you make a difference for workers and employers? The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board has career opportunities where you will make a difference, plus great benefits. Opportunities include: Case Management, Claims Adjudication, Information Technology, Injury Prevention & Safety, Employer Services, Human Resources, Health Care, Finance, Customer Services and Communications. Come early and […]

July 26 YWCA Paint Nite Fundraiser

Our parent advisory committee for the YWCA Child Development Centre is organizing a Paint Nite on Wednesday, July 26. Paint Nite “Peaceful Beach Afternoon” Wednesday, July 26 7:00pm Hudsons Canada’s Pub Must be 19+ years of age to attend. Tickets are $45. Visit PaintNite.com to register online by July 11. All funds raised will support the music […]

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 […]