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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.

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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Marymound appoints new Chief Executive Officer

A familiar face in the City with a fresh Indigenous perspective Winnipeg, MB, June 5, 2017 – Marymound, a leading child welfare organization in Manitoba, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonia Prevost-Derbecker as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 5, 2017. Prevost-Derbecker is a known entity to the education and child-welfare sectors. Having …

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Marymound in the Spotlight

Marymound was featured on CTV morning News, with edited versions of the story being broadcast on the CTV Noon and 6:00pm news. It was great exposure for Marymound as the five interview segments of Marymound staff captured the history, the indigenous culture advancements, the Mental Health & Complex Needs Unit, along with continual references to support the organization’s …

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“Marymound helped me build my future.”

Marymound offers programs and services that help referred children and youth of all ages. The Independent Options Program (IOP) at Marymound prepares youth from within Marymound or from elsewhere in the child welfare system for their transition to adulthood and living independently. Chevie Delaronde joined IOP at age 18.

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Great community support for Marymound Annual Meeting

The Marymound Annual Meeting in its second year with a Cultural Showcase was once again presented to a capacity crowd at the Marymound School gymnasium. The support from the community was outstanding as Her Honour, The Honourable Janice Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba attended and shared some very complimentary and inspiring words about Marymound and …

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