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Jolene K (ID# YWCA0690)

Born outside of town Jolene and her family came to Regina in search of a better quality of life.  She started her own family in 2008 when her first child was born and loves all of her children so deeply.  They are all unique little beings and Jolene is proud to be their mom.  Raising 8 kids is expensive and while she would like to travel more to see family, financially she is limited.  Her...

Alena K (ID# NCFC0696) 

Hoping to go back to school and start a career, Alena is figuring out a way to manage increasing food prices and transportation logistics. “With no vehicle, cabs get expensive.” She says what she loves most about her children are their “good sibling bonds, [that they] like to laugh and play…[and are] kind, considerate, thoughtful.”

Tanya T (ID# YWCA8710)

Tanya was born and raised in Regina where she particularly enjoys the music and art scene the city has to offer. This busy mom of four describes her children as artistic and creative, each in their own way. They love to sit at the kitchen table making a huge mess crafting together for hours. Tanya and her family are currently trying to find a home of their own which is proving to be very difficult....

Tanya B (ID# YWCA8807) 

Tanya grew up in Regina where she is now raising her four “babies”. She loves the scenery of the prairies and the fact that her family and friends are close by. For the last 10 years, this busy mom has been raising her four children on her own. She describes her children as loving, caring and understanding, kind and helpful toward others. Tanya is presently homeless and couch surfing with her four kids. At the...

Aisha O (ID# YMCA0185)

Aisha came to Canada from Sudan in 2014, it was the start of her new beginnings.  She has six children; the oldest two still live in Sudan, the middle two came to Canada with her and the two youngest were born here.  She states they are adjusting well to life in Canada and enjoy playing Roblox as much as any kid does.  All of the children are good kids and the older ones are a...

Christine B (ID# YWCA0889)

Having lived in Regina off and on her whole life the best parts of living here include; walking around Wascana Lake with her family, going to movies and family swimming outings.  She started her family in 2012 and has four beautiful children; Shaye is the most well behaved teenager, Blake has the best personality and is a very funny guy, MJ is creative, shy but very outgoing, and Rue is a newborn but already loves...

Jade Ivory P (ID# YWCA0994)

Born and raised in this community, Jade takes full advantage of all of the extracurricular activities that are available to her and her family.  She always wanted children and states that they were brought into her life for three reasons; Joy, Happiness and Love.  She describes her children as follows; Dana is her home, the twins are her life and her last child came during Jade's darkest moments, this child is her light. Jade is...

Jocelyne S. (ID# NCFC0781)

Jocelyne enjoys living in Regina and values the sense of community here.  She has four children she describes with love in her eyes.  Her oldest, Adyson (born 2005), is talented with carpentry skills. Tyneesha (born 2005) is knowledgeable about her Aboriginal background. Cavetta (born 2007) is an artist and the youngest, Saige (born 2011), is smart!  Right now the biggest challenge Jocelyn is facing is not having a reliable car in which to take the...

Katherine C.   (ID# NCFC0483) 

Katherine was born and grew up in Winnipeg. She came to Regina in 2008 to escape domestic violence.  She has five children ranging in age from nineteen to two.  Katherine describes her children as being artistic, sweet and gentle, a social butterfly, and full of energy!  Paying bills and buying groceries are Katherine’s biggest challenges, as you’ll see reflected in her gift requests. She hopes to return to the work force and her biggest goal...

Danielle B (ID# YWCA0591)

Playing outside and being free are two favourite memories Danielle holds on to from her growing up years. It may explain why she is now holding hope to “get a bigger place so that my children can play outside like I did as a young child.” The family of four is making due in a basement suite for now. She is proud of her oldest son, Regineld, as he is a “loving, caring, big brother”...

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