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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.

Nimaskawizii: I am Strong- Women’s Empowerment & Leadership Program

The Marymound Cultural Department is offering a 16-week training program led by Gert Johnson and Chantal St. Germaine for girls and young women.

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Her next move is stability

Carlene Flett lived in Lac du Bonnet until she was three-years-old, when her parents separated. Her Mom then moved to Winnipeg with Carlene and her three siblings.

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Marymound to become leader in Trauma Informed Care

Marymound has been offered the very unique opportunity to be the first organization to pilot a trauma-informed organizational model called P.R.E.S.E.N.C.E* created by world-renowned trauma expert Dr. Sandra Bloom and her partner Sarah Yanosy.

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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.

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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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