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For media inquiries regarding Marymound please contact: Ken McIntyre Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications at (204) 336-5505 or kmcintyre@marymound.com.

Caitlin’s Inspiring Story of Triumph Against All Odds

If Caitlin were to be described in one word, it would be resilient. Caitlin is one of the fortunate youth to overcome numerous challenges she endured early in life to become a compassionate, optimistic and independent spirit. Now almost 21, she is a young woman with a bright future awaiting her. She has been in …

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Gift honours a life and the Sisters of the Good Shepherd

Marymound was recently the recipient of an extremely generous gift of $10,000 from Karin Bjornson in her mother’s name­ — Bernadette Lacroix. The gift illustrates the scope of Marymound’s work and the legacy of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd.

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Youth self expression to Marymound mentor

Snowflakes falling Slowly you see that each one is truly unique. No two snowflakes are the same. They all stand out. I’m scared to stand out. Scared to be called different. Scared to go my own way. I look outside and they drift and flutter to the ground.

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Learning about their roots

Gardening and learning about Indigenous culture helps youth heal from trauma -Maggie McIntosh, Winnipeg Free Press- June 26, 2018 The leafy, green tobacco plants in the community garden don’t look like pill bottles on pharmacy shelves, but they are no less of a medicine; they can help youth heal from traumatic experiences, Indigenous mentors at …

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Land-Based Program Grows with Youth

Marymound is blessed to have a vibrant Indigenous cultural program thanks to the creation and development by Marymound’s Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development, Stephanie Zamora. It is the cultural program that brings the gifts of reclaiming culture to youth, families and staff through the land-based programming.  

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Marymound School: Going the Extra Mile, Literally, for Students.

Marymound School is unique. The School offers alternative programming for children who have experienced early childhood trauma, as well as specialized learning for children with behavioural or learning disabilities. Marymound’s students attend the school from a variety of places. Children may come from within Marymound’s managed care programs, or from any school division in Winnipeg …

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Youth finds potential, gives back to community.

Ray was placed into care as a toddler, along with his older sister because they were living in an unsafe home. Unfortunately, his first foster home was not much better, and after a short-term living arrangement with his grandmother, Ray was placed into the Marymound Treatment Foster Care program when he was three-years-old.

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Marymound North opens new family resource centre in Thompson

-Kyle Darbyson / Thompson Citizen Local parents looking for a wide variety of programs and services related to early childhood care can now find it all under one roof at Marymound North’s new location at 117 Commercial Place.

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Masala Mixer raises over $60,000 towards Marymound’s Capital Campaign

Largest Single Total in Event’s Nine-Year History WINNIPEG, MB – The 2017 Masala Mixer organizing committee is excited to announce that it has already surpassed its $15,000 fundraising goal by over 400%, with over $60,000 raised for Marymound’s capital campaign, ahead of tomorrow night’s event at East India Company Restaurant in the heart of downtown Winnipeg.

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Jessica’s Story: A Full Circle Journey

Jessica is the oldest of three siblings. When she was born, her mother was too young and ill-prepared to handle the responsibility of raising children in a healthy environment. Because of that, Jessica and her brother and sister were placed in their first foster home when she was five-years-old.

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