Building Her New Career: Charleah’s Story

Building Her New Career: Charleah’s Story As soon as you begin chatting with Charleah – a recent high school graduate and winner of a Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship scholarship – her passion for carpentry shines through, guiding her forward as she starts her career in the trades. One of her biggest supporters in this journey has […]

Starting Over with the NCFC

Starting Over with the North Central Family Centre Moving into a place and discovering you have a great neighbour can be like winning the lottery. And that’s how Katherine – a mother of five, originally from Winnipeg – felt after settling in to her new home in Regina. Her neighbour, Cheryl, worked at the nearby […]

A Wish Comes True for Winnie

As a former hockey team captain, Preston Shupe knows a few things about determination and resilience. They’re traits that took him, his career, and his wife Mariah all the way to Belgium.

Food for Thought: Improving Education with Nutrition 

For 35 years, Youth+Us partner Regina Food for Learning has provided nutritious meals for local school children. By providing a steady source of energy and vitamins, kids from challenging backgrounds gain the focus they need to improve their academic performance and open up new opportunities in their lives.

A Big Brother with a Big Impact: Vince & Cody

Vince and Cody

Vince is passionate about helping his community. He is an environmental engineer, and several years ago, he was looking for something to fill the flexible weekday schedule of his job at the time. With a desire to improve what he can for the next generation and prompting from a friend, he signed up to be an in-school mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Living the HoopLife: Ella’s Story

Sixth-grader Ella was a dedicated dancer, but even though she could do everything from ballet to hip hop, she found something was missing. Getting the chance to try her hand at basketball thanks to Youth+Us partner HoopLife led her to discover a world of teamwork, commitment, and a healthy outlet for her competitiveness.

A Whole New Life with KidSport Saskatchewan

Darius is a warm and friendly 17-year-old from Saskatoon who loves playing any sport you can think of; football, baseball, soccer, snowboarding, parkour and slacklining, martial arts, and even the occasional cliff dive. But years ago, before sport became part of his daily life, his life trajectory was much different.

Safety in a Crisis: Haven Kids’ House

As a parent, ensuring your kids have what they need – even in difficult circumstances – is always at the top of your mind. This is what Zack, a Saskatoon resident and father of two, discovered when he faced a situation that greatly impacted his family.

Inspiration for a Lifetime: Nathan Makes a Wish

Just eight years old, Nathan is a leukemia survivor with a passion for the majestic animals of the Ice Age. His dreams for science and adventure were filled in the summer of 2022, when the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought his family to Whitehorse for a week-long paleontology trip, full of mammoth bones and amazing memories.