No Gift Is Too Small

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SASKATOON, SK – No gift is too small and that was proven this week at The Salvation Army Community Centre.  On Tuesday August 20th the Community Centre received a very thoughtful donation from The International Women of Saskatoon (IWS).  Every summer IWS likes to give back to the community.  This year the children involved in the TweensOnGuard program decided to hold a bake sale Friday August 2nd. The enthusiastic philanthropists raised $102.75 to support The Salvation Army Mumford House, a safe, short-term emergency accommodation for women and children.

Thirteen proud kids visited The Salvation Army Community Center to present their donation to Caroleen Wright, manager of Mumford House.  As well, IWL extended the donation by also donating a large box of food for the Community Centre.

Students with the TweensOnGuard program at Internation Women of Saskaton presend Caroleen Wright, Manager of Mumford House a donation from their bake sale

Students with the TweensOnGuard program at International Women of Saskatoon present Caroleen Wright, Manager of Mumford House a donation from their bake sale.

“This is a wonderful donation for Mumford House, any dollar amount helps.  This will help us purchase personal care items for residence of the house such as shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and lotion, items most people have easy access to” Caroleen Wright.

As quoted by L. O. Baird ~ “May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness, and tied with love”

Thank you International Women of Saskatoon, for giving to The Salvation Army

About International Women of Saskatoon
IWS is a non-profit, grassroots equality-seeking women’s organization dedicated to assisting immigrant and refugee women and their families, residing in Saskatoon and area, through free programs and services designed to support their settlement and integration into their community.

IWS works both independently and in partnership with other community based organizations, both immigrant and mainstream serving agencies, private and government organizations.

The organization’s unique position as the voice of immigrant and refugee women in the Saskatoon community is rooted in the founding principles on which the organization was established namely: equality, empowerment, empathy, equity, diversity, respect, tolerance and inclusiveness. Over the years, these principles have continued to define the organization’s methods of program development and delivery strategies which in turn have allowed for flexibility in the organization’s response to the unique needs of the clients.
For more information go to their website at,