March 13, 2017 – Campaign totals now over $1.5 million getting closer to $5 million goal to renovate and repurpose the home.

March  10, 2012 – Generous donation of $12,000 by the Speltzer Family Foundation.

January 17, 2017- Building foundation deemed satisfactory with little work required before commencing building.

December 12, 2016- Initial construction of foundation testing through inside floors began today.

December 6, 2016- A recent major gift of $200,000 by the Richardson Foundation followed by $10,000 by Parkside Ford in addition to other donations have helped us reach the $4 million mark*.

Major gifts to date:

  • Winnipeg Foundation – $500,000
  • Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba – $200,000
  • Richardson Foundation – $200,000
  • Anonymous – $135,000
  • Anonymous – $60,000
  • The Creaddo Group – $40,000
  • CIBC Children’s Foundation – $25,000
  • Thomas Sill Foundation – $25,000
  • Parkside Ford – $10,000
  • Manitoba Real Estate Foundation – $5,000
  • Ahava Halpern/Frank Lavitt – $5,000
  • Marjorie Blankstein – $5,000
  • The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba/Women’s Endowment Fund – $5,000
  • Portage Mutual Insurance – $5,000
  • Brent Gilbert – $5,000
  • Ivy Kopstein/Murray Palay – $2,500
  • Tripwire Media Group – $2,500

*Total includes $2.5 million annually from the Province for operating costs.

September 20, 2016- Another donor wishing to remain anonymous has donated $60,000 to help us build our transition home for vulnerable teenage girls.

May 25, 2016-  In the spirit of true philanthropy a donor wishing to remain anonymous has donated $135,000 to our capital campaign.

April 14, 2016 – Great attendance from the community as numerous compassionate and dedicated volunteers came to Marymound’s Capital Campaign Circle meeting.  Community members where enthralled by a beautiful presentation about Marymound and the campaign which received great feedback and created enthusiastic discussion afterwards. Next Meeting May 11th.

February 3, 2016 – We recently received a generous donation of $50,000 from Investors group! All major gifts from fall 2015 to September 2016:

  • Winnipeg Foundation – $500,000
  • Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba – $200,000
  • Anonymous – $135,000
  • Anonymous – $60,000
  • The Creaddo Group – $40,000
  • CIBC Children’s Foundation – $25,000
  • Thomas Sill Foundation – $25,000
  • Manitoba Real Estate Foundation – $5,000
  • Tripwire Media Group – $2,500

Our Campaign is off to a great start thanks to these generous gifts from some great organizations.


January 26, 2016– The philanthropic necklace designed by one of our very talented youth through Hilary Druxman Design has raised over $600 for our capital campaign.  This special keepsake cost only $40 (tax included) and can be picked up at Marymound (442 Scotia Street) or Hilary Druxman Design (258 McDermot Avenue). It is also available online at www.hilarydruxman.com